Monthly Archives: January 2021

Edward Hopper, Artist for Our Time

I love his work, and his best, Nighthawks, was painted during my first year, as this article from the New Statesman reports. An excerpt. “A woman and two men are seated at the bar in a diner. We can see … Continue reading

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Delta National Heritage Area News

Things are moving along nicely according to this article from The Press. An excerpt. “Amid the seemingly endless stories of threats to the Delta and the people who depend upon it, there is an occasional bright spot. “The Sacramento-San Joaquin … Continue reading

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Suburbia Rules, Now & in the Future

Indeed, as this article from New Geography explains. An excerpt. “Mr. Covid has been the best city and regional planner Australia has ever had. The suburbs will shine, and regions will grow. Maybe we should forget about big city infrastructure … Continue reading

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Salmon in the Rice Fields

Another story on this wonderful project, from Inside Climate News. An excerpt. “It’s easy to see how biologists studying the fate of California’s native fish might fall into despair. That’s how Jacob Katz felt when he and his colleagues reported in 2011 … Continue reading

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Dark Waters

I just finished watching the movie Dark Waters, starring Mark Ruffalo (highly recommended), so this article from ENSIA was a must read. An excerpt. “A group of manmade substances that can cause serious health problems in humans and animals is … Continue reading

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Growing with Reclaimed Water

After getting past the yuk factor—though admittedly tough to do—there might be something good here, as reported by Civil Eats. An excerpt. “On a Saturday in late October, Carolyn Phinney stands hip-deep in a half acre of vegetables, at the … Continue reading

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