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Posts published by “Katy Tahja”

Another Roadside Attraction

Anyone living in Anderson Valley or on the coast has driven by this location a gazillion times and probably noticed a small sturdy stucco building

What? Another AV Newspaper?

Don’t panic. We’re talking almost ancient history here. As I sorted through research materials acquired while writing a 150-year history of Mendocino County I look…

Making Money Writing a Century Ago

As an historian nearing the end of writing my first draft of a history of Mendocino County from 1852-2002 I can’t help but being intrigued…

Finding A Home For History

Primary resources, in a historian’s world, are original materials upon which researchers can study to begin writing books or articles about any person or subject.…

A Solution For Homelessness?

Did you ever have that neighbor you’ve known for years offer a proposal for solving a societal problem that just blows you away? Practical or…

Elders Wandering Ireland

If we’re lucky in our lives we get those few very precious days when Everything. Is. Perfect. You couldn’t ask for more. It could be…

The Climates Of Mendocino County

As a historian in the midst of writing a 150 year history of Mendocino County I spend a lot of time reading the first county…

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