Meet Hagen, a 3 1/2-year-old boxer and terrier mix. Hagen loves to go on walks, ride in the car and does great in play groups. He is a little shy and sensitive, but lovable. He hasn’t had much exposure with children so an adult-only home would fit him best. If you would like to visit Hagen, or any other pet available for adoption at the Humane Society of the Ochocos, contact the shelter at 541-447-7178 or view animals at www.humanesocietyochocos.com .
The holiest plant of the Christmas season may be a raggedy shrub with peeling bark that seems to grow best in a dusty backyard in Tempe, Ariz. This is Boswellia sacra, better known as the frankincense tree. The shrub’s gum resin is one of the three biblical gifts that the wise men bestowed on the infant Jesus. Until recently, Americans who wished to cultivate their… ... more