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Companies seeking content marketing services look for professionals with an English or journalism background, according to the SalesForce blog, “15 Impressive Content Marketing Hiring Stats” April 2014— Geneva has both! Communications Consulting I’ve helped businesses and organizations promote their services in a variety of ways: project direction and content production for new websites, news and
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Tis the Season

… for Bandon cranberries. Spicy Cranberry Cuties make a festive appetizer. This quick and…

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Tis the Season

… for Bandon cranberries. Spicy Cranberry Cuties make a festive appetizer. This quick and…

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Potato Kale Soup & Santa's Coming to Old Town!

Potato Kale Soup

Bandon’s Old Town Marketplace hums with holiday cheer. Lights twinkle. Bobbles abound. Shoppers browse art and sample edible delights. The seafood is fresh.The local harvest of root veggies and winter greens inspire warming bowls of soup like this Potato Kale soup by Susan Vanderpool Christiansen of Chubby Girl Cheesecakes in Bandon, Oregon.

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Blogger Stephanie Precourt found a fun, supportive community...

Stephanie and Ivy Precourt

Blogger Stephanie Precourt found a fun, supportive community online—friends who could teach her new things about life as a mom. Her online parent journal has led to market writing, video blogs and more. Since Precourt’s move to Bandon, Oregon, Adventur…

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Blogger Stephanie Precourt found a fun, supportive community…

Blogger Stephanie Precourt found a fun, supportive community online—friends who could teach her new things about life as a mom. Her online parent journal has led to market writing, video blogs and more.

Since Precourt’s move to Bandon, Oregon, Adventures in Babywearing features images of her children exploring the beach, along with thoughtfully composed observations about finding her groove in her new home. Reclaiming her personal voice brings her blog full circle she says.

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Photo: Stephanie and Ivy relax in their new home.

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Writing, Learning, Living in the Blogosphere

Stephanie and Ivy

Editor’s Note: We hope artists will find value in Geneva’s interview with this mom and blogger who has successfully written her blogs for compensation. Plenty of food for thought here, and not just for mothers!

Geneva Miller for Southern Oregon Artists Resource

Adventures in Babywearing blogger Stephanie Precourt took her blog from an online parent journal to a wage earning site. Since her move to Bandon, Oregon, she’s rebooted her personal adventures in blogging—writing about the move, her children, her life. No product reviews required.

Adventures excerpt, Feb 15 I haven’t counted the stop lights yet but there are only a few, and two fast-food restaurants – Dairy Queen and Subway. We have plenty of coffee shops and cafes, which I also love. And a hardware store with a dog who follows you around . . . . This place doesn’t feel foreign to me . . .

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2013 Season for Nonviolence: A Season of Peace began Wednesday,…

2013 Season for Nonviolence: A Season of Peace began Wednesday, January 30 and continues through April 4. Arun and Sunanda Gandhi of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence helped create the movement that directs educational and media attention to th…

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2013 Season for Nonviolence: A Season of Peace began Wednesday,…

2013 Season for Nonviolence: A Season of Peace began Wednesday, January 30 and continues through April 4. Arun and Sunanda Gandhi of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence helped create the movement that directs educational and media attention to the philosophy of attaining peace through nonviolent action as demonstrated by Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.


The season is“a national 64-day educational, media, and grassroots campaign dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform, and empower our lives and our communities,” explained Unity of Bandon’s Reverend Robin Haruna.

Locally, seasonal observance will include Peace Rocks painting parties Friday, February 22 at 11 AM; Tuesday, March 12 at 7 PM; and Tuesday, April 2 at 7 PM at Unity of Bandon, 50211 Hwy 101. Community members are invited to bring a friend and paint some rocks. All supplies are provided.

The Peace Rocks project had its genesis with Bandon resident Jane Clark during the 2006 Season for Nonviolence. Since then, residents and visitors to the southern Oregon coast have painted thousands of rocks with messages of peace–the rocks are shared around the world. In 2012, the project was recognized by Rotary International. Learn more about Peace Rocks at peacerocks.org.

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It’s winter. The gardener contemplates chard. One hand…

It’s winter. The gardener contemplates chard. One hand stirs a pot of pumpkin soup (hold-over golden globes from the fall harvest). The other hand turns the page on the 2013 seed catalogue. Applications for garden membership and plots with Bandon Good …

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