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Safari West: After the Fire…Hope Emerges

In all the years I’ve lived in Sonoma County, I had never been to Safari West. Combination of lack of time, so many things to do and the “it’s right here, I can go any time” thing, I suppose. But … Continue reading

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IONTW – November 26, 2017

The Sonoma Ash Project is collecting ash samples through the end of November. Artist Gregory Roberts is working with the community to give survivors of the wildfires a new object from the remains of their homes. next level pies no … Continue reading

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IONTW – November 12, 2017

PIE!!! Things organized neatly. How ordinary becomes extraordinary by consistency over time – Hisoko Koyama’s forty plus years of observing and documenting sunspots. Minneapolis on the radar from a Bay Area friend moving there, and then another friend’s son just … Continue reading

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Fire Recovery

The fires that ravaged Sonoma County have been contained, but there is a long road of rebuilding ahead. Here is a list of organizations and institutions whose funds will be used in the local community. Links range from RCU’s general … Continue reading

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nothing prepares you

N.o.t.h.i.n.g. Well really I can only speak for myself. Nothing prepared me. I don’t think anything could have. A picture is only a few square inches, bounded. But the reality extends in all directions. And I only had a from … Continue reading

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gratitude

Another measure of the magnitude of the recent fires in Sonoma County is this community compiled list of agencies that have provided assistance. Each time I’ve looked it’s gotten longer, this morning it was at 584. (a moment for that … Continue reading

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home again

I returned home last Monday, one of the fortunate ones whose home was not damaged in the fires that ravaged a huge swath of Santa Rosa. In fact, my entire neighborhood, and the path I travel between home and work, … Continue reading

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