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5 Favorite Logos from Monterey

I visited Monterey over the weekend (I might post about that soon) and being the design addict that I am, I noticed there were a lot of “aesthetically-pleasing” logos around the city. 357 more words

The World

Asilomar

Back today after a week away…Carol and I took a road trip down to the Monterey area to Pacific Grove, location of the beautiful Julia Morgan-designed conference center Asilomar (which means refuge by the sea).  328 more words

My farm to school vacation…er, conference

Susi and I just returned from the first California Farm to School conference hosted by the California Farm to School Network.  Hands down, it was the best “school” conference I’ve ever attended.   341 more words

School Garden

Watercolors: Anticipating Summer

As the temperatures start to rise, I’ve been dreaming of oceans and beaches. In lieu of an actual trip to the shore, I’ve been painting some scenes from my past travels. 78 more words

The Waste Book

"Driven to Abstraction" at Asilomar

by Christine Barnes

Being “driven to abstraction” at Asilomar with Sue Benner was a fabulous experience. My good buddy Kari and I took her workshop two weeks ago, and I came away with a head full of inspiration and new ways to work. 384 more words

Christine Barnes

On-line Store Now Open!

We are full!  Asilomar is full!  It’s going to be a fabulous retreat!  And now the fun begins!

Our On-line Camp Store is now open for business! 164 more words

Updates

Germ-line gene editing: Time for a new Asilomar? New op-ed by Dr Silvia Camporesi in the Huffington Post

From Dr Silvia Camporesi’ s op-ed in the Huffington Post Blog:

“Scientists have been calling for a “voluntary moratorium” to pause and reflect on the technique of germ-line gene editing “until more research is done.” References to the 1975 Asilomar conference as an exemplar of good and responsible scientific practice are ubiquitous.

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Bioethics