People & Pets

 Article Kelsey Claspell | Photography Barbara Dudley  MEET RED + SUE  Sue Jackson is an equine massage therapist specializing in equine sport therapy. With a background in physical therapy and massage therapy in humans, Sue didn’t originally plan on mixing her two passions of healing and horses until 1990. A champion for keeping horses as healthy and happy as they…

Crafting A Home

 Article and Photography Cheryl Parton  Approaching the home of Scott and Karen Letourneau on their property east of Bend, the elegant sloped angles of arts and crafts architecture and glimpses of a sleeping porch ready to impart a summer’s night dream are a welcome sight. Even more welcoming is the head of their eight-year-old Vizsla, Gus, who pops his head…

Kids Create Change

 Article Donna Burklo | Photography Cheryl Parton  Empowering kids to be agents of positive change for neighbors in need helps them to know their value in the world at an early age. Children and youth can not only make a significant difference in the health and well-being of others, they can also inspire people of all ages to do the…

Summer Reading

 Article and Photography Cheryl Parton  Dog days refer to the sultry days of summer, and one gift of a hot day is the respite shade offers to escape with a book. In the spirit of summertime, Cassie Clemans, owner of Roundabout Books, suggests a few titles with backdrops of the transformative transitions taking place during childhood and young adulthood. In…

A New Vision for Life

 Article Donna Burklo  1. Tents in a circle form a supportive community for students.  2. Shared experiences of outdoor therapy help build strong relationships.

Lifestyle Letter

These are the Dog Days of Summer Early this morning I walked outside to care for our horses and once again felt a wave of gratitude to be able to start my day this way. And when I can close the day by spending relaxing time with them in the evenings, it’s been a good … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

ART IN THE HIGH DESERT SET FOR AUGUST 24-26 Art in the High Desert, the nationally recognized show and sale of fine arts and crafts, takes place on the grassy banks of the Deschutes River in the Old Mill District for three days, August 24-26. Thanks to its growing public support, Art in the High … Continued

Bend Lifestyle Celebration

Bend Lifestyle Magazine kicked off summer with an event May 30 at Hollinshead Barn. Thank you to the Bend Lifestyle advertising and community partners and friends who came to celebrate and to Bowtie Catering for providing delicious appetizers and seasonal cocktails. PHOTOGRAPHY STEVE GIARDINI

Humane Society’s Tuxes & Tails

The Humane Society of Central Oregon held their 13th Annual Tuxes & Tails fundraiser on June 9 at the Riverhouse Convention Center. The live and silent auction, dinner and dessert dash raised money for programs that benefit 3,000 animals the Humane Society cares for each year. PHOTOGRAPHY B BRINSTON PHOTOGRAPHY & STEVE GIARDINI