Monthly Archives: March 2015

Shasta County retail food facility inspection results

How healthy is that restaurant? Some eastern cities we’ve seen, restaurants have health inspection results posted where you can see them. Here in Shasta County, you can view the health inspection history online. Link to the Retail Food Facility Inspection … Continue reading

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Prepare for another hot dry season.

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Budget Bytes

Curating here a blog that covers two of my favorite things, food and frugality. Click on the fish tacos with cumin lime slaw to go to the site. Not a Redding based blog, but you could hardly get more Really … Continue reading

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Heritage Roasting in Shasta Lake City

Need some locally roasted coffee? Perhaps on your way to the lake? Heritage Roasting is right on Shasta Dam Boulevard at Locust. I happened inside a few days ago when a Spring thunderstorm made it impossible to work outside. It … Continue reading

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The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

Over the years I’ve been writing here, I discovered I love combining words with images. John Koenig take it a step further by defining new words with images. Words that describe emotions we all have in common, but for which no … Continue reading

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Trinideli in Weaverville

Our journey to Trinideli actually began in the New York Saloon (Tether your horse in the rear, it says). But when we got hungry, it turns out they don’t serve food at the New York. The pizza place next door … Continue reading

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Take 10, and do it again -reading to our kids.

In Redding we promote reading to children by occasionally having local celebrities read aloud to small children. Here we see my grandson attending the Redding Library yesterday where Jefferson Public Radio host Valerie Ing Tomkins reads. Thanks Valerie! Despite the … Continue reading

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Foot Golf comes to Gold Hills in Redding

So this is a new sport to me. But apparently it’s big. Click on the image to go to the Gold Hills Golf page. From the FootGolf website: About FootGolf FootGolf is a combination of the popular sports of soccer … Continue reading

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Our deep sympathy to Tunisia and the families

We visited Tunisia just about exactly one year ago. Easily the most striking aspect of the visit was how proud the people we met were of having become a democracy in 2011. Clearly conveying that they wanted to be a … Continue reading

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Even Sacramento wants to ride a train to Redding and beyond

This article about daylight passenger rail service in the Northstate appeared recently in The Bee. It’s an attractive concept. And it’s been done before. Some time back in a more graceful age, you could ride the Shasta Daylight from Redding. … Continue reading

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