“Good Politics is at the Service of Peace” is the theme for 2019 as stated on World Peace Day Jan. 1. This theme is carried throughout the year and encourages people to take it to heart in their daily lives. “The world will not have peace without people having mutual trust and respecting each other’s word,” Pope John said in his Jan. 1 address. This mission of good politics “consists in safeguarding law and in encouraging dialogue among stakeholders in society, between generations and among cultures.”
You’ve probably seen artists here on the Central Coast outdoors with their easels and paints on any given day. What are they doing? Well, it is obvious that they are painting, and the terminology for how they are doing this is “Plein Air.”
Once again, the Morro Bay Art Association celebrates the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival with For The Birds, an exhibit of a collection of fine art paintings and photography, depicting Morro Bay’s vast array of indigenous species of birds as well as birds seen around the world and all things bird related.
You’ve probably passed it by a thousand times on Morro Bay Boulevard — the Leather Shop. I know I have for years. Finally, one day, I stopped in to see what it was all about and met owner Finn Hansen who was busy tooling away on a leather project.
A photo essay by Ruth Ann Angus