Monthly Archives: June 2014

Kimberly has a birthday party in Redding

Her backyard a lovely setting for the festivities and food. A fine time was had by all. Be sure to watch in HD. Summer evening pool parties. That’s Really Redding.

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Starry skies over Silverthorn Houseboat

Love this photo by Tommy Higgins as seen on Facebook. Nice work! Silverthorn Resort posted it. Click to slightly enlarge. The houseboat scene on Lake Shasta is just one of the things that makes our region so special. Warm summer nights … Continue reading

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Bandaloop dances on the Sundial

Well actually, suspended from the Sundial Bridge. Here is a brief video taken from my perspective among the large crowd gathered last night to enjoy these amazing performers. Be sure to watch in HD. On the Summer Solstice in 2014, … Continue reading

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Sundial bridge time to be correct today for the 10th time

Re-post from 2009 in view of today’s 10th anniversary celebrations of our famous bridge. Images below from when it was right for the 5th time. This year, the celebration is much bigger. Yesterday a group of folks gathered at the … Continue reading

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Anderson Summer Concert series to host Tempest tonight!

It used to be the Mosquito Serenade, but now it’s called the Summer Serenade. A free concert series held in Anderson’s lovely River Park on Wednesdays. Tonight they are having the celtic rock band Tempest again. I ran this post … Continue reading

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Petunias perfect for Redding

These Petunias love Redding weather evidently. All you see here is from only 3 plants! This blog was mentioned in a recent Marc Beauchamp column in the Record Searchlight writing about drought landscaping. These need water, but really not much … Continue reading

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A very Palo Cedro party -brief video

Around here, “being PC” doesn’t mean politically correct. It means Palo Cedro style. We were invited to this very PC party last weekend to celebrate a retirement. I captured a few images that offer you some sense of this fine … Continue reading

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On our Sundial Bridge

Guest post by local friend and thoughtful writer, Nadine Bailey. It first appeared in Facebook as something of a reaction to an article about our Sundial Bridge that appeared in the Sacramento Bee. I asked if I could repeat it … Continue reading

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New music from Redding artist Craig Padilla

My friend Craig Padilla posted this performance video of his recent composition, Challenger Deep. Please give it a view/listen. Part of the charm comes from knowing that he created this using a modular synthesizer built by his friend and northwest … Continue reading

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A Million Ways to Die in the West – We take the tour

“Cemeteries are like history books you can read” say Mike Grifantini of the Shasta Historical Society. We attended his walking tour of the Redding Cemetery over the weekend. The monuments and markers serve as a rich illustration of history. A … Continue reading

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