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Art Rogers Family Album, January 28, 2016

01/28/2016
THE BAPTISM OF BABY AURELIA AND THE CONGREGATION OF SACRED HEART CHURCH IN OLEMA Aurelia Gonella is the daughter of Annais and O’Reste Gonella of Petaluma. Her grandparents are Laura and Rod Marcoux of Point Reyes Station and Sabrina and Victor Gonella of Petaluma. Her great grandmother is Else Gonella,...

Modern shepherdess tends soils and works leather

01/28/2016
Brittany Cole Bush, who calls herself a modern shepherdess, straddles many worlds. She guides herds and flocks based on their ancient eating habits. Yet she’s also firmly planted in the contemporary world of business, with plans for crowdfunding and a business consultant to help her start a contract grazing herd...

¡En la playa! (At the beach)

01/28/2016
Oh, I love the beach. We spent three days doing what most people envision when you say, “I’m going to Mexico”: lounged on the beach, swam, ate meals in an open-air “palapa,” watched the sun set over the ocean, and walked barefoot on the sand in the moonlight. Only thing...

Watching the grass grow

01/21/2016
I can’t think of anything more exciting these days than watching the grass grow. It’s even more exciting than watching paint dry. Yes, I’ve done that, too! In fact, solvents evaporating and the surface of paint skimming over is an organic process akin to ponds freezing and the growth of...

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...

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