AT MARIN MAGAZINE, March means it’s time to think about spring fashion. Fashion editor Leah-Marie and photographer Maria Del Rio got the team
together for this fun shoot showing off the
light and breezy looks you’ll be wearing this
season. And for an added twist, Kate Cage
of Kate’s Blossoms hand-made the stunning
headpieces you see throughout.
Next up, Austin Murphy draws from personal experience and writes about the tension
bet ween car drivers and bike riders that is a
daily factor on Marin’s roads. He asks why we
can’t all get along and points to the next generation of cyclists as ones who are embracing
time to think
After contributor Austin
Murphy turned in his piece
on the conflicts between
bike-riders and drivers, we
knew we needed some
fun illustrations to bring
the story to life. We turned
to one of our favorite local
illustrators, Dave Urban,
and started tossing around
some ideas. Here are some
concepts that didn’t make
the final cut.
a more positive approach. We follow that with
a look at California’s native plants — rich habi-
tats are formed when natives group together.
We wrap up features with a timely story by
associate editor Kasia Pawlowska. She joins
in on a national biennial homeless count and
comes back with personal stories from those
living without permanent housing.
You’ll also want to be sure and browse
through our 156 summer camp listings. From
art to science and tech to music, it’s all there.
And as Mimi Towle points out in her editor’s
note, now is the time to book those spots.
Up front, we tell you how to enjoy Marin’s
parks for free and introduce you to a local linens purveyor as well as the new leaders of both
the Marin Symphony and the Commonwealth
Club of San Francisco.
In Destinations we highlight what’s new
in Yosemite and, for adventure a little farther
from home, tell you the best way to celebrate
your 50th birthday (or any birthday, for that
matter) in the 50th state.
It’s a big issue full of great ideas for things
to do this spring and summer. Once the rain
stops, we hope to see you out and about in this
Daniel Jewett, Managing Editor