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Christmas in Mexico

01/21/2016
Christmas Eve, aka Noche Buena . The first year I came to visit here, this was a huge family deal—all or most of the eight siblings and their various spouses, children and grandchildren converged at the house for the evening, singing and going through the whole Baby Jesus drama and...

Art Rogers Family Album, January 21, 2016

01/21/2016
Great Moments in West Marin History TWELVE MOTHERS-TO-BE OF WEST MARIN AT THE TOMALES BAY COMMUNITY PLAYGROUND IN POINT REYES STATION — May 21, 2005 In order of their due dates, from left to right, are mothers Marisa Stevens of Marshall, due May 27 (baby boy Cooper Norris Stevens was...

A week in Puebla

01/14/2016
Our first week here, we stayed close to home, but went on daily walks. The sights, sounds and tastes of Puebla are always interesting. One evening we saw a guy selling rusas, a type of drink being sold on the streets now, new since last time we were here. We...

A Point Reyes egg

01/14/2016
Fifteen dozen oval wonders, staples of the culinary world, set out one morning from Point Reyes, headed to the late, great Bubba’s Diner, then located in downtown San Anselmo. It was mid-morning and the place was packed, and as the only entrance was the front door, everyone took notice. The...

Your gardening tool box

01/14/2016
January is not the easiest month in which to garden in West Marin. It’s cold and often wet. It is not a time for planting as much as for garden maintenance and pruning; for these chores, it is useful to have a stash of reliable tools to make your work...

Art Rogers Family Album, January 14, 2016

01/14/2016
THE STAFF OF THE POINT REYES LIGHT UNDER THE OWNERSHIP OF MIKE GAHAGAN — DECEMBER 1974 Pictured from the left are Judy Oliver, P.D. the cat, Jack Mason, Harry Martin, Michael Gahagan, Lee Sims, Art Rogers, Yogi the dog and Elizabeth Whitney. An exhibit of more than 60 photographs by...

¡Mexico!

01/07/2016
It’s winter, and you know what that means: Mexico! There’s no better way to stay ahead of those winter blues than to just head south...

Woodacre artist who sang like Johnny Cash dies at 78

01/07/2016
Woodacre artist and musician Marcus Uzilevsky, who often went by the name Rusty Evans in his long and varied musical career, died on Dec. 5 at 78 years old. Marcus, an optimistic man with a contagious laugh and a resonant voice, spanned multiple styles: from country and rockabilly to psychedelic and spiritual music, from collage to pointillist-style landscapes. “He was a true Renaissance man, interested in all the arts,” said his daughter, Boni. She added: “He was a curious man. That sticks out to me—he’s unusual because he was so curious about things. Most people don’t remain that curious as they age, but my dad, his curiosity never waned. It seemed to grow greater.”...

Burrowing owls

01/07/2016
Burrowing owls can be found through much of the western United States, Mexico and Central America and many parts of South America. True to their name, they occupy holes in the ground...

Art Rogers Family Album, January 7, 2016

01/07/2016
ELIJA JOSEPH DOWNS GIACOMINI — BORN MAY 17, 2014 Son of Jody Giacomini of Novato and Billy Downs of Burney, California Grandson of Sheelah and Toby Giacomini, Jr. of Petaluma and Great Grandson of the late Vet and Toby, Sr. of Point Reyes Station.

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