Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lassen gets a bit of snow

Lassen with at least SOME snow, seen today from a familiar perspective for anyone heading out on Hwy 44. Click to slightly enlarge. And then, looking back at lovely Redding California from the ridge. We live in a beautiful locale. … Continue reading

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Peas on Earth

This unseasonable Spring started last December, apparently. The lovely Karry put some peas in the garden, and here they are coming into production, well before the end of January. So crisp in stir fry! Beautiful variegated leaf patterns can make … Continue reading

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Don’t miss 2 Across at Riverfront Playhouse

Wow, this is local theater tour de force. Take two of Redding’s most experienced actors and put them in a play that is little more than constant tightly written dialog. The play takes place on a BART train in the … Continue reading

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Cicada Cantina Restaurant in Redding

This is one of the newer restaurants in town. It’s housed in a former Chevy’s location on Hilltop Drive. And much like Chevy’s, it serves a sort of Cali-Mexi food fusion. There’s a big banner to remind everyone they won … Continue reading

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“Don’t look down.”

Saw this tree trimmer mirroring the Sundial Bridge in Redding today. One less tree to water in a drought year, I suppose. Actually this kind of pine tree, when they get that tall, are at random risk of falling over … Continue reading

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ShastaShots.com is a candle in the darkness

Author Carl Sagan described a “demon haunted world,” where fear drives people to make foolish and unscientific choices. As for me, I am old enough to have met an actual child stricken with Polio. Yesterday, when I took my mom … Continue reading

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Fee free admission to Whiskeytown today

Free admission to nearby awesome Whiskeytown Lake today, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. And the weather looks perfect for just about any activity. So unnerving to see Shasta Bally with no snowcap this time of year. But you … Continue reading

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League of Women Voters Soup Supper 2014

We like to attend the annual Soup Supper put on by the local League of Women Voters, where Erin is a member. We couldn’t stay for the food, which always great. And we missed the speaker too, darn it. Really … Continue reading

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Siskiyou Wanderers set out on the trail for fun

Not all who wander are lost, or so the saying goes. For those Redding folks who’d like to see more of fabulous Siskiyou County, there is a group of hikers. And they have a website: Our unseasonably dry Winter makes … Continue reading

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