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|Jul 30, 2017
Oh, late summer! I missed the birdsong and the old men grumping at me at 7am. Oh yes, as of the time of writing, the Grove is in full swing, and every day I don the ugly red smock and say “sir” like it’s the only word I know.
|Jun 28, 2017
After more than 25 years of the Sonoma County Water Agency playing games around Occidental sewage disposal, the newest insult emerges. Wrapped in moral bankruptcy, the otherwise enjoyable and beautiful town seems to have no problem acting like a selfish prima donna with no need to request, but rather just impose their raw sewage unnecessarily on the rest of us with impunity.
|Jun 26, 2017
Oh, summer is here, and the heat is upon us! It has been such a warm few weeks! I’ve been experimenting with hot-weather outfits, since when I arrive in Boston in early September, I’m sure it will still be pretty warm.
|May 26, 2017
June is just around the corner, which, of course, means the Farmers Market is here! The Farmers Market, formally the Occidental Bohemian Farmers Market, is my favorite part of summer, and quite possibly of Occidental all together.
|Apr 26, 2017
“April showers bring May flowers” has never been more true! What a month of rain we’ve had! And what a month of glorious spring we have ahead of us…
|Apr 1, 2017
Christy Martin and Aodh Og O’Tuama, collectively known as Four Shillings Short, have been on “perpetual tour,” performing 150 shows per year throughout the U.S. and Ireland since 1997.
|Mar 31, 2017
The daffodils are blooming, and in just twenty-eight days Devin and I celebrate our three-year anniversary. What a thing! The flowers are blooming, the trees growing soft green leaves, the rain pouring down…
|Mar 30, 2017
First, an update on Occidental Wastewater: For more than 20 years, the Occidental County Sanitation District has been looking for a solution to its wastewater problem.
|Mar 30, 2017
If you love to travel, but haven’t had the opportunity to get out of Sonoma County in a while, take a trip to Occidental, the sweet little town tucked into the Redwoods, and visit Galleria. It sits among a row of shops, just a couple of doors from one of our favorite pubs, Barley and Hops (best garlic fries around).
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