Monthly Archives: September 2008

First day of fall -last day of Summer

The photo tells it all. This is Centimudi at Shasta lake at the usual end of the season. Water level is particularly low this year, and fires danced on the hills beyond. I hope for a wet winter to put … Continue reading

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17th annual Blues by the River

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Shoegaze

Hre’s a link to the MySpace page of Chico shoegazer the Soul’s Release. I love the name of this genre, shoegaze. I imagine young emo’s staring at their shoes earnestly. http://www.myspace.com/thesoulsrelease Anyway I like the music. There are a few … Continue reading

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Rich Wright 1943-2005

“I know we’ve made some great songs and great music,” … “but I can’t tell you why we’re so popular” Richard Wright, keyboard player for Pink Floyd. 1943-2008 Fellow keyboard player Craig Padilla called me and told me the news. … Continue reading

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Housing bubble burst

Toxic mortgages had the predicted impact on Wall Street. 500 points yesterday. Yikes. The question is whether the fed or the government will continue to react shortsightedly trying to stop things from unraveling, or buck up and take their medicine. … Continue reading

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Should be an interesting day on Wall Street

The Feds recently bailed out Bear Stearns, and Fannie and Freddie, but declined to help Lehman Brothers over the weekend. That signals an abrupt end to the road of Moral Hazard recently traveled. It will be an interesting day to … Continue reading

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McDemolished

You deserve a break today. The drive through is now a drive over. Oddly enough, as long as I’ve lived here, I never went in this building once. it’s not that I don’t like McDonalds or anything, but I was … Continue reading

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DMV sculpture

I remember when this sculture went up in front of the DMV. There was quite an outcry in the paper about misuse of public funds for art. The outcry has faded, but the art remains. Art can be funny like … Continue reading

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North Redding landscapers

This scene yesterday from a yard on a street in North Redding. Fun to watch, unless they are eating YOUR landscaping.

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Under a roofless mall……

Sun shines in on surfaces that have not seen sky for decades.

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