Sacred Heart's two devout communities

As evening fog drifted over the Inverness Ridge, congregants gathered in the parking lot to pray. It was Good Friday, and they had come to Sacred Heart Church in Olema to walk through the Stations of the Cross. The service was bilingual, a nod to the mix of white and...

Art Rogers Family Album, May 23, 2019

"Yesterday & Today" “Baby Mania” ESTELLA AND LOURDES, THE MORA — LOPEZ TWINS, 2004 AND 2019 Estella and Lourdes were born one minute apart on April 4, 2003. They were the “Babies of the Month” at 1 year old. The daughters of ChouChou and Hector Mora–Lopez of Bolinas, they just...

Marna Clarke sheds light on aging

In her 2011 memoir “Blue Nights,” Joan Didion writes, “Aging and its evidence remain life’s most predictable events, yet they also remain matters we prefer to leave unmentioned, unexplored.” Inverness artist Marna Clarke takes a nuanced and unflinching look at this event in “Autumn,” her solo exhibition at Gallery Route...

Art Rogers Family Album, May 9, 2019

Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” HARRISON STEWART BUNNETT — BORN DECEMBER 15, 2017 Son of Ashley and Will Bunnett of San Francisco. Grandson of the late David Bunnett and Wendy Friefeld and Gary Thompson of Inverness Park and Debbie and the late Tony Wilson of Houston, Texas

Bringing balance to our medicine

So much of our modern world and lifestyle is out of balance with our body’s natural state of homeostasis. Many of us find ourselves over-extended, our children over-scheduled, our society over-consuming, and our nervous systems over-stimulated. We become distressed, and may tip so far out of balance that we become...

Nature Notebook, April 25, 2019

As the Lyrid meteor showers flame through the late-night sky this week, a second shower overlaps: the Eta Aquarids, active from April 19 through May 28 and peaking on May 6. These are also seen late at night, after 11 p.m. The thin sliver of moon will not compete by...

Art Rogers Family Album, April 25, 2019

IN MEMORY OF LOUIE THE CHIHUAHUA — APRIL 12, 2004 – APRIL 5, 2019 When the annual West Marin–Inverness School Turkey Trot ran from the Green Barn on Mesa Road to Highway 1 and Cypress Road, Louie always came along and socialized with the kids at the finish line. One...

Point Reyes Vineyards celebrates 30 years

Point Reyes Vineyards, overlooking Highway 1 north of Point Reyes Station, bills itself as the first commercial winery in West Marin since Prohibition. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the winery’s inception: when Steve and Sharon Doughty began plans to cultivate vines on their dairy ranch, and make wine...