Tag Archives: THF Life

  • Everything’s coming up roses!

    Jude the Obscure rose

    One of the most unexpected and purely delightful aspects of our clinic is that our waiting room has evolved into what can only be described as a living room. Many families have had the same appointment times for months, even years, and we’ve been privileged to watch them build relationships with each other and with our… (read more)

  • Cheers! Wine Tasting in Dundee

    WineTour19 whole group above

    The sun was out, the countryside was beautiful, and the company was unbeatable. Twenty THFers boarded the VIP Pdx bus last weekend and set out for an afternoon of food, friends, and wine in the Dundee Hills wine region of the Willamette Valley. We enjoyed visiting the Archery Summit and Lange Estate wineries, learning about methods,… (read more)

  • Winter Retreat 2019 in Wine Country

    THFers gathered for our 10th annual (!!) winter retreat last weekend. Looking back, we sure have grown over the years! In 2008, twelve of our clinicians gathered at a mountain cabin for a cozy, casual event. This year, we hit our record with 39 attendees. Wow! Our growth meant that we needed to change venues… (read more)

  • Winter Revelry 2018!

    The Hello peeps spent last Saturday evening gathered together with our special people celebrating the arrival of the winter holidays and each other’s company. This year found us gathered at Henry’s Tavern, a new-to-us venue that provided good food, good drinks, and plenty of room to mingle (and play pool!). We carried our annual theme of… (read more)

  • Fall PD Event with Kerry Mandulak!

    Sandra and Kerry

    We had a great evening with Dr. Kerry Mandulak from Pacific University as she shared with us her endless wisdom and expertise on cleft palate. Most of us only get to work with a handful of children with cleft palate, and rarely is this topic included in our graduate coursework.  We were thrilled to gain… (read more)

  • Every day.

    everyday

    The power of setting intentions is something that most of us have heard about, if only in passing. It is written and talked about in a surprising variety of places, and if you’ve ever been to a yoga class, you’ve likely been asked by your instructor to “set an intention for your practice.” In our… (read more)