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Reddington hopes to restore artwork damaged in fire

Reddington hopes to restore artwork damaged in fire

Methow Valley artist Ginger Reddington was another victim of the arson fire that damaged the Twisp River Pub on Feb. 29. Reddington, who lives with her husband, Don, on Benson Creek south of Twisp, had 17 of her original works on display at the pub. None were destroyed, but all were damaged by smoke and...
Chapter 8: Reflections on  the project

Chapter 8: Reflections on the project

About one year ago Dr. Raleigh Bowden and I began discussing writing a book about what it’s like to live with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). I have been educating myself about Alzheimer’s and talking openly with people about the disease since I received my diagnosis in early 2014. I have found that a lot of people...
Arts briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Arts briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Reddington exhibit at Mazama Country Inn Works by local artist Ginger Reddington are on display at the Mazama Country Inn through Dec. 30. Reddington’s paintings can be seen in the dining room and lobby whenever the inn is open. For more about her work, visit www.gingerreddington.com. The exhibit is sponsored by Confluence Gallery. For more...
Watch 27 Methow Valley artists at work in their studios this Saturday and Sunday

Watch 27 Methow Valley artists at work in their studios this Saturday and Sunday

See art in the making this weekend (Sept. 19 and 20) when 27 artists in 18 studios throughout the Methow Valley open their doors to the public. Artists will provide demonstrations of works in process along with finished art works for sale. Participating artists include painters, fiber and textile artists, ceramicists, woodworkers, photographers, jewelers, metal...
Chapter 7: Caring for the person with Alzheimer’s

Chapter 7: Caring for the person with Alzheimer’s

I have Alzheimer’s disease. And while I don’t require a lot of help from my wife, Ginger, now, I know that in time I am going to need help doing lots of things I am used to doing for myself. I will need the help of many caregivers, and I hope they understand the special...
Mural by Twisp painter installed in Leavenworth garden

Mural by Twisp painter installed in Leavenworth garden

A mural by Twisp painter Ginger Reddington depicting harvest, river rapids, and history of the Leavenworth area was dedicated at a community garden in the Bavarian-themed village at the end of June. Reddington’s mural — 12 feet wide by 4 feet tall — is one of three works of art commissioned for the E. Lorene Young Community Garden. The...
Chapter 6: Facing the stages of Alzheimer’s disease

Chapter 6: Facing the stages of Alzheimer’s disease

After Jerry Bristol and, several years later, I received the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), we both met with Dr. Raleigh Bowden, a volunteer physician who helps people with health and end-of-life issues. We asked what we should expect in each stage of AD, so that we and our families could plan for the future. Learning...
Chapter 5: Is it more than ‘just getting old’? Diagnosis and acceptance of Alzheimer’s

Chapter 5: Is it more than ‘just getting old’? Diagnosis and acceptance of Alzheimer’s

Forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. As people get older, changes occur in all parts of the body, including the brain. As a result, you may notice that it takes longer to learn new things; you don’t remember information as well as you once did; or you can’t remember where you put things,...
Local artists coax beauty from fire

Local artists coax beauty from fire

Sixteen artists who can harness the power of fire and heat to transform ordinary elements such as sand, metal and clay into unalloyed beauty are featured in Confluence Gallery’s new exhibit, “Fireworks: Clay, Glass, Metal.” The show, curated by ceramic artist Suzi Jennings, celebrates three-dimensional art and a degree of …
Chapter 4: Sharing physical and social activities

Chapter 4: Sharing physical and social activities

In Chapter 2, “Possible preventative strategies,” Jerry Bristol and I indicated the importance of physical and social activities. With the help of Dr. Raleigh Bowden, we learned about putting together activities that we hope will help slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).