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New Art

Lots of new art being created in the third grade.  Inspired by the greats!

Champions

The Pirates are the champions of the 2019 Dixie Terra Linda Little League season!

How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

Good listening.

Journalist and author David Epstein talks about his book Range with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Epstein explores the costs of specialization and the value of breadth in helping to create mastery in our careers and in life. What are the best backgrounds for solving problems? Can mastery be achieved without specialization at a young age? What experiences and knowledge best prepare people to cope with unexpected situations? This is a wide-ranging conversation that includes discussion of chess, the Challenger tragedy, sports, farming in obscure Soviet provinces after the revolution, the Flynn effect and why firefighters sometimes fail to outrun forest fires.

http://files.libertyfund.org/econtalk/y2019/EpsteinDmastery.mp3

Sloop Delivery II

Three years ago Rory and Robert helped Tony Hoff deliver Kuewa back to San Rafael after dry dock at Napa Marina.  This time Cadie came along.

Open House

Lots of things to see at school during the open house!

Napa Delivery

Robert and his friends Tony, Carlos, and Gustavo set sail this morning at 4 am aboard Kuewa for voyage across the San Pablo Bay to Napa Marina. During the passage, storms, gales, swells, lightning, and a (not entirely unexpected) mutiny followed by the traditional punishment, a “hanging from the boom.”