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No, we can’t all get along

Posted on January 16, 2019
No, we can't all get along

Put people together and you’re sure to find trouble. Families, husbands and wives, siblings, cousins, politicians; no matter... Continue

My 400 mouths to feed

Posted on December 25, 2018
My 400 mouths to feed

People like to take care of living things, like plants or pets. Watching plants or animals grow and change stimulates physical and... Continue

The animate and the inanimate

Posted on December 13, 2018
The animate and the inanimate

As living beings we naturally gravitate to other animate things, like plants and pets that become companions in our homes and lives.... Continue

No land left for affordable housing? Hogwash!

Posted on December 7, 2018
No land left for affordable housing? Hogwash!

There seems to be a persistent impression that the City of Sonoma has run out of land for new housing. If we’re talking about... Continue

Eating out side of the box

Posted on November 22, 2018
Eating out side of the box

It’s come to this; shopping, food preparation and cooking are so burdensome that corporate America has concluded a smart profit’s... Continue

Screen time — then and now

Posted on November 17, 2018
Screen time -- then and now

Much is being made at present about the effects of screen time, particularly on children. Screen time, of course, refers to the time... Continue

Dimples in Space-Time

Posted on November 8, 2018
Dimples in Space-Time

Now that the election is over, we can attend to other matters of gravity. Literally. Gravity is so ever-present in our lives we rarely... Continue

Let them eat plastic

Posted on November 2, 2018
Let them eat plastic

With the discovery that micro-plastics have been found in human stool samples we can now confirm that the scourge of plastic has thoroughly... Continue

Craving a dose of reality

Posted on October 18, 2018
Craving a dose of reality

I left the City Council candidate’s forum at Andrews Hall last week feeling uncomfortable. It’s not that the candidates... Continue

Sonoma’s Urban Growth Boundary in Maturity

Posted on October 4, 2018
Sonoma's Urban Growth Boundary in Maturity

Sonoma’s Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) is performing exactly the way it was intended. Agricultural land and open space beyond... Continue