Monthly Archives: June 2009

Doe and fawn

Yesterday, I happened upon a doe feeding her fawn. Click. Here you see, she noticed me. She thinks it’s better safe than sorry. Time to move along. Are you coming? Photos by Skip. All deer reserved.

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Wild time at Wild Thyme

We stopped in over at Wild Thyme after lunch at Tapas. A perenial favorite Redding destination. Took some shots. A small world filled with whimsy and wonder… Highly recommended!

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Sundial bridge time is correct once a year

Yesterday a group of folks gathered at the north end of Redding’s Sundial Bridge to observe the Solstice, and perhaps to verify that their cell phones report the same time as the planet. Noon. Yep. There was a band, and … Continue reading

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Hopeful message spotted on Redding sign

Happy Father’s Day to me, and to you and/or your father. I spotted this sign a few days ago and it made me smile. This is the Methodist Church on the corner of East and South Street in Redding. The … Continue reading

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Saturday is Certified Organic Farmers Market Day

Yum! One of my favorite things. A feast for all the senses.

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Iranians fight the power.

My heart goes out to the people of Iran today. Their struggle doesn’t seem to be in the news as much as it should be. It’s never easy to fight against tyranny, but it has to be done. When people … Continue reading

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Erin's charity fashion show debut

Erin appeared in her first ever fashion show last weekend, at a charity event for House of Hope. That organization helps local underprivileged women prepare for job interviews with business appropriate outfits and more. I think Erin looked terrific. It … Continue reading

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Ruby's "We'll fetch your lunch!" startup brings on the flavor

I ran into foody entrepreneur Cheryl Gomes yesterday on her daily delivery run. Her lunch delivery business is named after her dog Ruby. She will bring you lunch if you call or e-mail her before 7:30 am that day. She … Continue reading

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Check out the smiling dragonfly.

This winged orange critter took roost nearby to me yesterday. It appears to be smiling. I searched Dragonfly Symbolism on Google, and got 377,000 hits. This one’s appropriate: Living fossils, dragonflies are part of the most ancient group of insects … Continue reading

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A tale of two empires.

I’m not a doomer. Well, not exactly. But I occasionally read some of the doomer stuff, and one of the more interesting authors I have come across online is Dimitry Orlov. He was a citizen of both the US and … Continue reading

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