Little Wing’s new stand

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

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

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

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

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...

Veteran drama teacher retires from Tomales High

There’s a week to go before school lets out and Ellen Webster is disassembling her classroom poster by poster. The longtime Tomales High School drama and English teacher has already taken down the wall of Giants baseball paraphernalia, and only a few playbills from her past productions remain: hand-drawn posters...

Nature Notebook, June 15, 2017

Summer solstice arrives on Tuesday, June 20, with the North Pole reaching its northernmost position. The new moon follows on June 23; seven-foot high tides will occur between 10 and 11 p.m. from June 22 to 25, with corresponding very low tides—negative 1.6—around sunrise. Swallowtail butterflies—large and light yellow with...

The Bolinas Museum celebrates counterculture

In a decade tormented by assassinations, riots and demonstrations, tens of thousands of people, predominantly youths, came together in San Francisco in 1967 to share love and the belief that humanity could live in peace. Now, the Bolinas Museum is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 8, 2017

Baby of the Week MAISIE ROSE CHARLES — BORN APRIL 8, 2015 Daughter of Jacoba Charles and Andrew Pettersen of Petaluma Granddaughter of Lynn Milliman and Leonard Charles of San Anselmo Jacoba has written for the Point Reyes Light since 2007

In community, defining a true field of regenerative medicine

I am a great lover of words and their meaning, origin and way in which they lend potency to an idea. Lately I’ve been contemplating words pertaining to the type of healing I aspire to facilitate in our community and beyond. In so doing, I am considering the state of...