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Inverness Garden Club 2017 graduates

07/06/2017
Graduation: the ultimate goal of our scholars—yet their aspirations reach even further. Thanks to our generous donors, these young people are on their way. The Inverness Garden Club Scholarship Fund committee is proud to present this outstanding group of scholars. Bronimer Adler-Ivanbrook is graduating from Swarthmore, where he majored in...

Rhubarb: Its history and uses

07/06/2017
The Chinese had been using rhubarb as a medicinal plant for thousands of years before its introduction to Europe. Rhubarb was considered valuable because of its laxative properties, and its root was considered to have anti-cancer properties. Here I will discuss the properties of the stems; the root is not...

Solomon on Democrats’ challenges

07/06/2017
Norman Solomon is a lifelong activist and critic of the news media. As all the fatuous Summer of Love celebrations were announced, I thought of his book “Made Love, Got War,” which tracks the rise of militarism in the United States in the last 50 years. Norman ran as a...

Art Rogers Family Album, July 6, 2017

07/06/2017
THE PROCESSION FROM ST. COLUMBA’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH TO THE INVERNESS YACHT CLUB FOR THE ANNUAL “BLESSING OF THE FLEET” — SUNDAY, JULY 2, 2017

Art Rogers Family Album, June 29, 2017

06/29/2017
REV. RAFAEL de AVILA AND FRIENDS OF SACRED HEART CHURCH AT THE FIRST ANNUAL “ONE HEART—ONE COMMUNITY” BENEFIT BBQ — SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 2017 This annual event is a benefit for Sacred Heart Church and the Sanctuary Project, which helps our West Marin friends and neighbors in these unsettled times...

Little Wing’s new stand

06/29/2017
She restocks the shelves on Thursdays. Bags of mixed lettuce, onions and bouquets of snapdragons are neatly arranged alongside other produce; inside an ice chest lies a specialty item: coturnix quail eggs, $7 for a dozen. Little Wing Farm’s new farmstand all but sprouted out of the gravel of a...

Nature Notebook, June 29, 2017

06/29/2017
Summer officially began last week with the solstice and all the accompanying notes of barn swallows in the air, thimbleberries ripening and word of the first huckleberries. As I look for the various notes of summer, one of my favorites is the return of the summer camp at the Dance...

Kule Loklo: A vision for the future, vivified by volunteers

06/22/2017
Tucked behind the Bear Valley Visitor Center is a living prehistory museum honoring the Coast Miwok who inhabited the region for centuries before the arrival of European settlers. Spread across an open field are replicated buildings of the Miwok: a sweathouse, a roundhouse, acorn granary and multiple cone-shaped structures called...

Students and families at Toby’s Gallery

06/22/2017
Each year in June, West Marin school children participating in Gallery Route One’s Artists in the Schools Project mount their annual exhibition at Toby’s Gallery. This year, the children are joined by the members of GRO’s Latino Photography Project, and between the two groups we get a picture of our...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 22, 2017

06/22/2017
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” WEYLYN RAY FRAZER SYKES — BORN APRIL 5, 2016 Son of Nicole Frazer and Matthew Sykes and little half-brother to Grace and Jacob Sykes of Inverness Grandson of Alan and the late Gabrielle Frazer of Carlsbad, California, Pamela Sykes of Fairfax, California and Michael...

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