Last week’s sketch of a French horn player by designer and Berkeley resident Diana Howard proved so popular, we have sought her permission to reproduce her wonderful drawings regularly.

Here we have a student on the way to school yesterday on Ohlone Greenway — but taking some time out, perhaps to check in with friends or play a swift game of Tetris on his mobile phone.

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...