Monthly Archives: May 2011

Whiskeytown Sailing Regatta 2011

Here’s a 3 minute video I took of Sunday at the Whiskeytown Sailing Club’s Memorial Regatta. That’s their big annual race. This year it drew about 70 boats. Always a beautiful setting for an amazing race. Whiskeytown Sailing Regatta 2011 … Continue reading

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Paddle boarding on the Sacramento River in Redding

Our local river is deceptively unforgiving. Yesterday from the Sundial, seeing these two with no life jackets on sent chills. Tourists maybe? I haven’t seen anyone do this here before. Perhaps paddle boarding on the river will be an extreme … Continue reading

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Car collides with boat on Keswick Dam Road

Or perhaps the boat collided with the car? We came upon this odd scene today. Karry snapped a few images as we gingerly rolled by. We hope everyone’s okay. Boating accidents where you least expect them. That’s Really Redding.

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Are we going this direction?

40,000 “patients” of the 17 local marijuana collectives, we are told. Economic activity that remains mostly untaxed, while we as a community close fire stations and lay off cops. Economic activity fueled by artificial demand, since the war on drugs … Continue reading

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For first responders

“Can you help me clean the puke out of the Durango?” She stood wavering, ever so slightly. Maybe a little pale, but definitely with that far away look in her eyes. River, river carry me on Living river carry me … Continue reading

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April showers bring May flowers

And then May showers beat them up. Here are a few images of Karry’s flower garden that I took yesterday, before it rained again. A city of spring flowers, it’s Really Redding.

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My video of the Asphalt Cowboys Pancake Breakfast

We’ve been going to this annual fundraising breakfast for as long as I can remember. I think it’s really unique to our town. It sets the tone for the Redding Rodeo going on this weekend. Breakfast with 10,000 or so … Continue reading

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New Urbanism in Redding California

Redding sprawls out in suburban, automobile centricity. Over the last few years, we had a couple of developments aimed at a more human centric design, most often referred to as New Urbanism. All of the examples have met with mixed … Continue reading

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Manifestations -new unreleased old Redding music

Here’s another work from Craig Padilla that I performed with him back in the mid-1990s. I pulled this from the archives along with the piece I shared a few days ago, Snowfall. This Craig composition music is more symphonic electronica, … Continue reading

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Newshour changes for KIXE in Redding

Here’s an informative short video explaining recent changes at PBS Newshour. The Newshour is our primary source for national and international TV news. Poignant journalistic quality at moment 3:44: “No one should ever be allowed to attack another anonymously.” If … Continue reading

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