Monthly Archives: February 2013

Night of a Thousand Lights! -brief video.

Check out the fantastic decorated tables at this Redding benefit event! We were privileged to attend the big local fundraiser for the American Cancer Society that is annually staged by the North State Cancer League. It was a black tie … Continue reading

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Another smashed Nikon

It seems I have developed a new and unwelcome talent for dropping expensive tech devices in the driveway. Last time, it was Erin’s iPad. Today, my hapless camera is the victim. Remarkably, it still takes decent images, even busted up. … Continue reading

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Aaron and Erin are having a baby

Modern ultrasound tests take the guesswork out of baby genders long before birth. In this case, Erin had gone in for the test earlier in the day, but instructed the operator not to reveal the gender. Instead the result was … Continue reading

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Thunderbirds

I just liked the composition on this slice of Redding sky.   Click twice to enlarge the image.

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Uneasy about Drones

The local paper ran an article today about the government using drone aircraft to aid in local fire fighting. I’m uneasy about the use of drones over our heads. I can’t be the only one. Our meager uneasiness must be … Continue reading

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Attention, all monkeys dancing on a rock! Meteor/Asteroid Reminder.

Nasa will cover today’s asteroid flyby live on NASA-TV. Probably around 11:24 a.m. our time. ITEM 1 – ASTEROID 2012 DA14 TO WHIZ PAST EARTH SAFELY — UPDATE The small near-Earth asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass very close to Earth … Continue reading

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Eat Dessert First fundraiser images

Here are a few images from last evening’s fundraiser for the Shasta Family Justice Center. Held at the Turtle Bay Museum, we sampled desserts and mingled with friends and neighbors. Thank you event sponsors, volunteers, and participants all! Thanks especially … Continue reading

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From Redding to Mt Shasta in 5 minutes

Last week, I photographed the drive from Redding to Mt Shasta in about 3000 individual images. Then, I strung them together into a video for 5 minutes, with music. The result is an interesting compression of this scenic northstate highway … Continue reading

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Hey Northeast – u cold?

Another sunny Spring day in Redding. Today we experience the familiar disconnect. National news is full of blizzard, snow drifts, power outages, cancelled travel, and worse. Meanwhile in lovely Redding, we are spending the placid morning picking which gorgeous trail … Continue reading

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Shastina in Spring

It’s cloudy here today, but a few days ago I captured this image of Shastina from the northwest while hurtling southbound on Interstate 5, about an hour north of Redding. Click to enlarge a bit. Shastina is in the foreground, … Continue reading

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