Louise Aronson, M.D., professor of geriatrics at UCSF, is promoting elderhood, a period starting between 60 and 70 years of age and lasting decades and striving to remove the negative values placed on being old.
Animal phenomena abound in the East Bay, so here’s where to see ladybugs converging, newts migrating, and night herons nesting. Or maybe you’d rather lay eyes on grunions, tarantulas, prairie falcons, harbor seals, and other critters.
Think of modern industrial design as a Westernized version of the tidying up craze. It is by definition utilitarian, and clutter is replaced with overtly functional, mechanical, or sublimely purposeful items as focal points.