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Aug. 21, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Through the weekend, bartenders, ice cream vendors and restaurant owners waited for the crowds of eclipse watchers who were supposed to descend on the beach community here. But it was almost like no one showed.
Aug. 16, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
When Patricia Dalton was going through her deceased mother’s belongings at her home in Arroyo Grande, California, she found an unfinished crazy quilt. Mismatched patches of leftover fabric had been sewn together in a rough square, and some were embroidered with initials and years.
Aug. 16, 2017, 5 a.m.
Beth Robinette walked in among her cattle, leaned forward and mooed. A low, guttural “How are you all doing this morning?” kind of moo. All around her, black cows lifted their heads and, one at a time, they mooed back. “It’s funny, isn’t it?” Robinette said, standing in the pasture that’s been grazed by her family’s cattle for three generations. “They always respond.”