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Missed Signals and What They Meant

Many years ago a couple came seeking a wedding at the church I was serving. I had worked with the young man as his occupation crossed paths with mine. 369 more words

A License To Preach

This is what it looks like when bikers and flowers collide

For three days each year, our little coastal town of 7,000 welcomes about 500 bikers and another 15,000 visitors to get crazy and celebrate… A flower. 760 more words

Ned Hickson

Maritime Mary: It's Generational 

I grew up on a dairy farm that my parents built with hard and dedicated work. My brother farmed that same operation and now my nephew is preparing to do the same. 215 more words

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Orinda Theater by Alexander Aimwell Cantin and Anthony B. Heinbergen

The Orinda Theater is the anchor of downtown in the pastoral East Bay town of Orinda, California. Designed by Alexander Aimwell Cantin and Anthony B. Heinbergen , it opened in 1941. 102 more words


Taste of the Town and Art

Often when an artist works she paints alone.  If you are a full-time artist you look for opportunities to paint in public where people can see your work and you working and hopefully connect to it and remember you when they want to purchase original art.   90 more words

Small Town Life

Dear Carousel

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Break down, dear carousel

Stop going round and round

Plastic horses are getting tired

The tinkling bells ring too loud. 51 more words


Maritime Mary: Lobsters

‘Tis the season again, the time of the year when we enjoy our first ‘feed’ of lobster. It sounds rather coarse but really, in my house, a ‘feed’ may just consist of one lobster, or whatever it takes to satisfy you. 133 more words

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