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Art Rogers Family Album, September 1, 2016

09/01/2016
Baby of the Month LUPINE ANACLETA VALLEJOS — BORN MARCH 18, 2015 Daughter of Molly Livingston and Richard Vallejos of Inverness Granddaughter of Kerry and Dewey Livingston of Inverness and Teresa and Jim Buswell of San Diego and the late Anacleto Vallejos of Las Cruces, New Mexico Niece of Nora...

Hans Angress on early dairy farming on Tomales Bay

09/01/2016
Hans Angress has many stories to tell, from surviving the Holocaust to helping build the Marconi Conference Center from the ashes of Synanon. But from 1948 to 1968, Hans was a partner with Bill Straus...

An Inverness woman’s transgender journey

09/01/2016
There was no stir in West Marin last Friday when a federal judge curbed a new North Carolina law that restricted transgender students’ access to restrooms. While the case may seem a continent away, the ruling in favor of three plaintiffs has significance even for residents here.An Inverness resident and...

Mary Fuller McChesney: Not at all intimidated!

08/25/2016
Mary Fuller McChesney is a sculptor and a writer. At age 93, she has written extensively about the arts, and her sculptures exist in parks and institutions around the Bay Area. I was first introduced to her art by Paul Elmore, who has a number of her sculptures at his...

Magic boxes: Gallery Route One’s Box Show

08/25/2016
An unopened box contains more than an opened one. It triggers our imagination of what could be—150 variations of which are on dazzling display at Gallery Route One until Sept. 18. Dedicated to one of the gallery’s founding members, Betty Woolfolk, who organized and mounted the show for 17 years,...

Annals of clutter: My sock drawer

08/25/2016
I read somewhere that the average American has over 300,000 items in his or her house and that that house is so cluttered that he or she spends, on average, 55 minutes a day looking for his or her things. Probably, I have 300,000 things in my house if I...

Report from the Rogue River: Yes, I can!

08/25/2016
“I can do anything you can do, better! I can do anything, better than you! Yes, I can, yes I can, yes I can!” — Irving Berlin Seventy handicapped children and young adults rose above their challenges to master new skills, row a raft, swim in sparkling waters, set up...

Art Rogers Family Album, August 18, 2016

08/18/2016
“SIGN OF THE TIMES” — CREATORS OF THE NEW DANCE PALACE SIGN Pictured from the left are Rick Didia, Dance Palace technical director; Bill Hoffa, all-around volunteer; Paul Korhummel, builder and volunteer; Barry Linder, professional painter and volunteer; Bill Majoué, electrical volunteer; Elizabeth Zarlengo, board member and volunteer; and Alison...

Paul Elmore on sociology, isolation and life in Marshall

08/11/2016
Paul Elmore was born in Petaluma and was a student and then a professor of sociology. He was president of the East Shore Planning Group for 11 years, and is still on its board. His essays appear on the Local Organon on KWMR and in the Tomales Writer’s Group publication TWiG. He has been a West Marin resident for over two decades, but has been coming to Marshall since he was a teenager. I was interested in how he came to view the world as he does...

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