Three Car Sunset

  Last evening I saw a road hazard sunset–a sky so beautiful that drivers pulled over equally to avoid an accident and to luxuriate in an extraordinary sight. The sky blazed and strangers held cameras up to inhale the scent of eternity and share it with their friends.  One more car pulled up spilling children and their mother. As golden

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Music with a Mood

  A neighbor of mine sings hill songs, country music with rock sensibility.  His band is well-known in the county and if you haven’t heard it, you need to come down and experience the Humboldt hills translated through a guitar. Go here to listen to some of the songs. Show up at the Mateel Community Center March 12th at 6

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"They Grow Without Love"

  They grow without love.  Marijuana farmers who care more about money than about the land and about their community. Often times they’re from out-of-town and inexperienced about country living.  They don’t know about water bars, conserving water, and cleaning up after themselves. Here’s an excerpt from a horror story about uncaring growers in Mendocino but its a story we

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Humboldt Hate Speech

  As the nation shuddered in the wake of the shooting of Rep. Giffords, the use of bulls eyes and gun images by Republicans to “target” Democrats has been repudiated by nearly every responsible public person and group. Apparently, someone in our local Save Richardson’s Grove organization didn’t get the memo. This poster is irresponsible. To be clear, my husband

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