Latino photo project captures palates

Juanita Romo, a participant in Gallery Route One’s Latino Photography Project for almost six years, has become more than just a proficient photographer: she’s developed a passion. Landscapes, sunsets, flowers, animals and “especially children” are often the focus of her viewfinder, as she noted while methodically scooping up balls of...

Simple numbers with profound implications

In science, numbers often speak louder than words. Such is the case with data Jake de Grazia, a University of Southern California journalism student, and I collected concerning noise generated by the Drakes Bay Oyster Company (DBOC) skiff and oyster tumbler. (Jake is looking into the oyster controversy for his...

Bolinas gardeners sharpen cutting edge of sustainable technique

A library of seeds, not books. A microbial solution made from rice and water that can loosen a gardener’s dependence on chemical fertilizer. A “food forest” of plants for eating and steeping, where sage and kohlrabi sit side by side in the earth because, as the Regenerative Design Institute’s Penny...

Art Rogers Family Album, April 18, 2013

CURREN TALBOT BEATTY — BORN MARCH 6, 2012 Son of Tami Arndt and Grant Beatty and little brother to Fiona and Logan of Point Reyes Station. Grandson of the late Pat Arndt and Great Grandson of Sis and Lefty Arndt and Great Great Grandson of Julius and Arlene Rodoni. Curren...

Celebrate women this Mother’s Day

The soul of woman is time. Time is embodied in her cycles. Her most ancient and enduring role is joining the human family to the harmonies of the universe. She is Spider Woman, the weaver of wisdom, whose psychic eye sees the patterns of our lives anchored in realms beyond

An experiment with mindfulness at Bolinas-Stinson School

On Friday afternoons, kids at Bolinas-Stinson School spend 30 minutes focusing on their breath, staring into each other’s eyes, playing games like Simon Says and occasionally acting like monkeys. But these and other activities aren’t entertainment; they constitute critical pieces of the new mindfulness curriculum, a 13-week program spearheaded by...

Igniting the flames of a new envrionmentalism

This year’s Geography of Hope conference was a celebration of the life of Aldo Leopold, best known for a slim volume, A Sand County Almanac, first published in 1949. In the introductory talk, poet Robert Haas recited a Japanese haiku—“Lighting one candle/ With another candle/ An evening of spring”—that became...