Collective Effervescence

Collective Effervescence

How Hippies Changed a Rural Redwood Community By Lisa Gruwell Spicer This is a story of community resilience told through ethnography, which means “culture writing”, in this case, counterculture. Looking back to the 1960s and ‘70s, this ethnography...
Ginseng, Yarn, Mime

Ginseng, Yarn, Mime

Topanga Canyon Saturday Fair 1968 Topanga Canyon was home in the late 1960s. From age 7-9, my best friend was Stephanie. I only got to see her part time; with divorced parents, she mostly lived with her dad in a distant town; she and her brother flew from the Bay Area...