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What Green Looks Like Behind Prison Walls

Inmates plan sustainable living projects based on land, water and energy usage within San Quentin

Walking into San Quentin State Prison’s imposing East Gate entrance feels a bit like entering a medieval fortress with clanging ironwork doors and dark passageways. Inside California's oldest and most famous prison, however, is a light-filled courtyard with tended gardens and a…
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by: Tamira Jones – November 30, 2016

Intentional Curiosity

The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling
Written and Illustrated by John Muir Laws
Heyday, 2016, 303 pages

The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling, John Muir Laws’ newest treasure of an illustrated guidebook, is a how-to of nature journaling that touches on every aspect of his approach to “intentional curiosity” about the natural world. It’s hard to think of anyone better equipped to write such a book – Laws has spent thousands of hours outdoors sketching California’s flora, fauna, and landscapes, as well as teaching nature journaling to…
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by: Tamira Jones – Summer 2016


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