Seen over the Memorial Day weekend. It’s an intriguing concept. Why own a car when you can rent one quickly and easily?Redding is an automobile-centric metropolis. Good luck getting around here if you don’t have a car.
But owning a car is an expensive proposition. What if you could reserve one by the hour, using an app on your phone? That’s the thinking behind nonprofit City Car Share. Could it work in Really Redding? With some of the planned urban density now being imagined for downtown Redding, it just might. Certainly worth considering.
I’ve “owned” many cars in my life. Still do. Ultimately their utility comes at a high cost, and the “ownership” is fleeting, illusory. I think many younger people today are more open to the sharing economy, and more easily come to embrace the wisdom that we all ultimately own nothing material. It will be interesting to see if this greater realization helps create a new economy.
Block party in Redding today. Actually, several blocks. Competition between local and professional barbeque teams for the tastiest grill, as chosen by popular vote. Here are a few of the images I captured today.
Like most humans with a both an X and a Y chomosone, I was born believing I too could grill. Over the years having sampled some really heavenly barbecue in other parts of the country, I came to realize my grilling prowess was more delusion than delicious. A tip of the tongs then, to these chefs gathered in Redding today. May the best grill win.
Block parties with a culinary theme. It’s Really Redding.
Brew is an apropos name for this coffee shop the corner of Pine and Yuba in Redding. You can enjoy the tree shaded sidewalk, or the high ceilings and art lined interior space.
Centrally located at the corner of Pine and Yuba in Redding, Brew is a good spot for catching up with friends. Seen here, patrons show the telltale signs of ample and tasty caffienation. Brew serves 100% Organic Noble roasts out of Ashland, and there’s more about all that at the link to their website. Brew – Craft Coffee, it’s Really Redding.
Ran into Wayne and his Panther Chameleon at Turtle Bay today, getting coffee. Wayne got the coffee, not Ferguson. Wherever they go, people are curious and transfixed by Ferguson. Click to slightly enlarge image.
Grandson is not sure what to make of the slow moving reptile.
Everyone wants a picture of Ferguson, a native species in Madagascar.
Wayne roasts his own coffee, here in Really Redding. so we chatted a bit about that as well. You never know who you’ll meet at the coffee shop at Turtle Bay, but it will always be interesting! It’s Really Redding.
Here’s a big pond full of waterlillies just northeast of Redding. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many in one place before. This pond goes on around the corner. A world of waterlillies in Really Redding.
One of our all-time favorite Redding shops. Stopping in here will give you some great ideas for your Spring garden, or a gift for a friend. Here are a few casual images I recently captured, just wandering the store.
I love taking photos and writing about Redding and our beautiful Shasta region. And my daughter and I earn our living helping people buy and sell real estate here. Who do you know that is buying or selling? Please let them know about us, and our family brokerage, The Address Realty. Thanks!!
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This home was a failed Short Sale last year for $359K. Now it has re-entered the market as a government owned foreclosure home. We showed it Saturday, and found it has subsequently been stripped of several important and expensive fixtures. Do you recall anyone having been arrested for stealing fixtures from an REO? Neither do […]