Reality Check

Catherine Sevenau


Unleashing the flying monkeys

Posted on February 13, 2019

I imagine it’s no coincidence that my writing began when I was 53, the same age my mother was when she called it a day. Nor that... Continue

Forest for the trees

Posted on March 10, 2018

Lately, while so much council attention is paid to our Plaza trees, homes in the hillsides, and the exact right number of food trucks... Continue

Government works

Posted on October 5, 2017

It’s weird to think that in one of the first democratic nations on the planet that a statement like “government works” is now... Continue

Does anyone support affordable housing?

Posted on September 21, 2017
Does anyone support affordable housing?

At the planning commission meeting on September 14, one thing was clear: Sonoma is in denial about the scale and scope of the housing... Continue

A hard lesson on housing

Posted on August 23, 2017

No matter what the farmers market offers, I always tend to gravitate to the corn dogs. When you’ve been connected to this town since... Continue