Who knew? Wooden Sunglasses, and they’re made right here in the Portland area. The company that makes them is “Shwood”, and the man behind the idea is Eric Singer. life at large – Experiment with Nature Wooden Sunglasses.
Is it a UFO? An old submarine? Whatever it is, it sure is odd-looking, and kind of creepy too! It’s been sitting under the trees off Collins beach on Sauvie Island north of Portland for years, and nobody’s quite sure how it got there. Life at Large – Suavie Island Mystery Ship
Portland’s Dayna Pinkham is among the best hatmakers in the world! She’s one of only four milliners in the U.S. showcased in a new book featuring 21 of the best hatmakers in the world. World Class Hats The Pinkham Millinery.
Fall is here and it’s a perfect time of year to visit the pumpkin patch with Jeff Gianola and Matt, a 12-year-old boy looking for an adoptive home. He is this week’s wednesday’s child.
A couple guys in Salem, Oregon doing good deeds because it’s the right thing to do; They dress up like super heroes to draw attention to the plight of the homeless who they help whenever they can. Life at Large – Salem Superheroes.
Winter Vinecki plans to set a world record when she runs seven marathons on seven different continents before the age of 15. Life at Large – 7 marathons on 7 continents
Portland State University professor Dr. Cameron Smith buils a space suit in his living room. He’ll use it to reach 50,000 feet–the lower stratosphere– in a balloon he also plans to build. Life at large – DIY Spacesuit
The 9-year-old is looking for an adoptive home.
The juggling festival took place at Reed College.
Angel is eight-years-old and just started the third grade.
Jacob knows his way around computer games including the build a robot. He is 12 years old, just started the sixth grade. Jacob is a very thoughtful, friendly boy.
There are hundreds of children in oregon under state care waiting to find homes. For more than 25 years, we have introduced you to them. Today, Jeff wants you to meet a little boy named Marcus.
Portland is home to a website called Chowswap.Org where people can post their surplus food items and connect with others who have something to trade. Zucchini for home made brew? Pickled beets for fresh honey? The web site’s ease of use and locaters makes it easy to use. Got beef? We’ve got Eggs! Life at Large – Chowswap.org Who needs Money
Cable television for Dogs? It’s true! And its already available online. Tim Becker takes a look at the innovation that’s tailor-made for dogs who are left home alone, and their owners who feel guilty for doing it! Dog TV: coming soon to a cable carrier near you.
KOIN Reporter Tim Becker launches his new “Life at Large” series, starting out with a YouTube favorite based in Portland.
It’s the “Wylde Life”…Hood River Oregon style. Tim Becker reports on a father-daughter combo compete at the 2012 U.S. windsurfing nationals in their own back yard in Hood River. Fiona’s a 15 year old firecracker who started riding on the front end of her dad’s boards when she was just a little kid. Life at Large – The Wylde Life
Ulli works for the police department in Milwaukie, Oregon… but she’s also the go-to person for many area agencies that come across animals as first responders during emergency calls. Life at Large – Milwaukie PD Animal whisperer & wrangler
Wednesday’s child today, Jeff introduces us to two sisters who are looking for an adoptive home. watch closely and you’ll see why these girls are so special.
Jose is 10 years old, and like most of our wednesday’s children, Jose has been in foster care most of his life. Hoping to find an adoptive family one day.
A sister and her four brothers, that’s right, five children. waiting to find adoptive home where they can grow up together. We spent morning at the children’s museum. Who is the boss out of all the brothers and sisters? When it comes to laughter and fun, these Wednesday’s Children are the very best.