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Hathaway Barry: A woman listening to men and boys

12/01/2016
Longtime Point Reyes Station resident Hathaway Barry set out eight years ago with a burning question. Bringing her past experience as a mediator, an educator and a poet, she asked: What happens to boys as they grow up? Her new book, “Boy: A Woman Listening to Boys and Men,” threads together first-person accounts from over 85 interviews she conducted with boys and men of all ages, ethnicities, sexual identities and backgrounds...

Celebrating a library’s grassroots origin

12/01/2016
The Inverness branch of the Marin County Free Library opened on Sept. 11, 1942 at a time when gasoline shortages stemming from the war made it difficult for residents to drive even to Point Reyes Station for books. Volunteers were active from the beginning in staffing and maintaining the library,...

Tim Weed’s continuing colloquium

12/01/2016
Tim Weed’s banjo playing awed the audience at the Lucid Art Foundation’s annual concert, “Mystical Night of Music and Poetry” last month. The nimbleness with which he fingered his banjo mesmerized the audience, but it was equaled or exceeded by the originality of his captivating score. Tim, who also co-founded...

Ted Nordquist: A cultured life

12/01/2016
Ted Nordquist hesitated a moment before picking a mini-cup of yogurt from the shelf at Whole Foods in Sonoma. “Why is this so good that people would pay $3.99 for it?” he asked the cashier, who had no inkling that the customer holding the tiny container of cultured coconut was...

Art Rogers Family Album, December 1, 2016

12/01/2016
“Blast from the Past” THE VOLUNTEERS OF THE GABLES PROJECT ––– CELEBRATING THE COMPLETION OF THE NEW INVERNESS LIBRARY AND THE JACK MASON MUSEUM OF WEST MARIN HISTORY • DECEMBER 1986

Luke Temple: Opening up the possibilities of harmony

11/23/2016
The Gospel Flat Farmstand in Bolinas stood illuminated by the largest supermoon since the late 1940s on Monday night, while a cacophony of cymbal crashes and disorganized guitar, bass and keyboard notes rumbled out to the road. It was the debut of a monthly series called Good Fortune, an event...

Gas station pad thai

11/23/2016
Ingredients : Cup-O-Noodles, peanut butter, hot sauce. Directions : Follow the heating directions on the container, adding a bit less water than called for. Place about a tablespoon of peanut butter of your choice on top and close the lid to soften before the main stirring. After a couple of...

Nature Notebook, November 23, 2016

11/23/2016
Star gazers in the coming weeks may pick out the “royal family,” three constellations visible in the northeastern skies of late fall. These are Queen Cassiopeia (a “w” shape), King Cepheus and daughter Andromeda. In their classic story, the queen believes she is more beautiful than the sea goddesses, the...

What’s happening at the Dance Palace?

11/23/2016
As the days grow darker and we enter into our annual days of celebration and coming together, the Dance Palace remains warm and bright! Each morning yoga mats are unrolled, each week Baby Gym fills the hall with the joy of children and delighted families, and Senior Lunch brings elders...

Art Rogers Family Album, November 23, 2016

11/23/2016
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! THE LAST POINT REYES FARMERS MARKET OF THE FALL SEASON UNTIL NEXT SUMMER — 2005, 2010 AND 2016 The Point Reyes Farmers Market, at Toby’s Feed Barn, just finished its 26th year. It will start up again in June 2017 and run for 20 weeks, until late October...

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