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Nature Notebook, July 3, 2019

07/03/2019
The new moon of July 2 ushers in some extreme morning low tides for the holiday week; the lowest arrives on Thursday, July 4 just before 7 a.m., at 1.5 feet. The corresponding high tides arrive in the afternoons, bringing peak wading and swimming periods—so plan ahead. In the Southern...

Art Rogers Family Album, July 3, 2019

07/03/2019
Baby of the Week CALYPSO RAYA BRENARD — BORN ON THE FOURth OF JULY 2000 Daughter of Io McNaughton and Toby Brenard of Pasadena and little sister to Lukas Brenard of Portland, Maine. Granddaughter of Genie and Duncan McNaughton of Bolinas and Monika and Julian Brenard of Bristol, England. Calypso...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 27, 2019

06/26/2019
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” PALO EVAN PRUITT — BORN FEBRUARY 6, 2018 Son of Justine and Isun and little brother to Penny Pruitt of Point Reyes Station. Grandson of Jane Quattlander of Point Reyes Station and Cindra Pruitt of Bolinas. Nephew of Jessica Raffo and Leroux Prader of...

Nature Notebook, June 20, 2019

06/19/2019
This Friday, June 21, brings the summer solstice: when the North Pole tilts toward the sun and reaches its northernmost point over the Tropic of Cancer. It is considered the longest day of the year and the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Practicing roadside botany? Many of us...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 20, 2019

06/19/2019
Great Moments in West Marin History DON JOLLEY AND HIS SIXTH GRADE CLASS AT BOLINAS–STINSON SCHOOL WITH THEIR BONE COLLECTION — MARCH 1996

New at the museum—knots, weavings, watercolors and cyanotype

06/13/2019
New exhibitions by Bay Area artists Windy Chien, Serena Mitnik-Miller, Megann Riepenhoff and coastal Marin’s own Jan Langdon open at the Bolinas Museum on Saturday, June 15 with a free party and live concert featuring the smooth, surfy harmonies of the Bay Area band Sandy’s. In the main gallery, San...

Suicide: Our collective tragedy

06/13/2019
In the past few months, suicide has been on my mind. It’s there in the exam room, as I hold space for the overwhelming grief of a parent who has lost a child. It’s there as I talk with other mothers about the steep and shocking rise of suicidal thoughts,...

Turning the tide toward an affordable community

06/06/2019
I was inspired by the participation of so many people at the Community Land Trust Association of West Marin’s annual gathering in early May. People came from across the community and beyond for the food, discussion and party. At tables, small groups reflected on why they were there and what...

Nature Notebook, June 6, 2019

06/06/2019
Early summer is the best time of year to identify one of the easiest constellations: the Big Dipper, which is almost directly overhead each night. It goes by many names—the Drinking Gourd, as the constellation helped guide escaped slaves along the Underground Railroad; the Plough and the Wagon, honoring the...

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