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Forest Knolls espresso bar brings boutique brew

09/08/2016
Making coffee on Tuesday morning, Cheyenne Young followed a precise routine: 19 grams of grounds tamped into the portafilter and 30 seconds for water to flow through, yielding two ounces of rich, smooth espresso. “I’m just really happy to be here in my own spot,” he said, looking out over...

Toward an ecology of healing

09/08/2016
I have been thinking a lot about relationships lately. Yes, I’m thinking about interpersonal relationships, but I’m also considering our relationship with ourselves and our bodies, with food, with nature, with substances that impact our ability to be fully conscious. I’m considering relationships with our communities, with systems within which...

Art Rogers Family Album, September 1, 2016

09/01/2016
Baby of the Month LUPINE ANACLETA VALLEJOS — BORN MARCH 18, 2015 Daughter of Molly Livingston and Richard Vallejos of Inverness Granddaughter of Kerry and Dewey Livingston of Inverness and Teresa and Jim Buswell of San Diego and the late Anacleto Vallejos of Las Cruces, New Mexico Niece of Nora...

Hans Angress on early dairy farming on Tomales Bay

09/01/2016
Hans Angress has many stories to tell, from surviving the Holocaust to helping build the Marconi Conference Center from the ashes of Synanon. But from 1948 to 1968, Hans was a partner with Bill Straus...

An Inverness woman’s transgender journey

09/01/2016
There was no stir in West Marin last Friday when a federal judge curbed a new North Carolina law that restricted transgender students’ access to restrooms. While the case may seem a continent away, the ruling in favor of three plaintiffs has significance even for residents here.An Inverness resident and...

Mary Fuller McChesney: Not at all intimidated!

08/25/2016
Mary Fuller McChesney is a sculptor and a writer. At age 93, she has written extensively about the arts, and her sculptures exist in parks and institutions around the Bay Area. I was first introduced to her art by Paul Elmore, who has a number of her sculptures at his...

Magic boxes: Gallery Route One’s Box Show

08/25/2016
An unopened box contains more than an opened one. It triggers our imagination of what could be—150 variations of which are on dazzling display at Gallery Route One until Sept. 18. Dedicated to one of the gallery’s founding members, Betty Woolfolk, who organized and mounted the show for 17 years,...

Annals of clutter: My sock drawer

08/25/2016
I read somewhere that the average American has over 300,000 items in his or her house and that that house is so cluttered that he or she spends, on average, 55 minutes a day looking for his or her things. Probably, I have 300,000 things in my house if I...

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