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The Carnegie Public Library in Redding

Click to enlarge. Alas, it is no more. From Wikipedia: “A Carnegie library is a library built with money donated by Scottish-American businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. A total of 2,509 Carnegie libraries were built between 1883 and 1929, including … Continue reading

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Historic Hawes Farm

Just southeast of Redding is Hawes Farm. They have the farm setup for country style amusements, and Fall is their busy season. Took the grandkids along for an agrarian afternoon, and captured a few images. In the evening it’s quite … Continue reading

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Gironda’s Chicago Style Italian Food in Redding

We hear Gironda’s is now open for lunch, and decided to check it out. Above, our attentive server Garret serves up Sautéed clams with garlic butter and shallots infused with fresh herbs and lemon, deglazed with white wine and chili flakes. … Continue reading

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Hummingbird hunting

Just a Preying Mantis hunting for Hummingbirds. Not something I’d seen (or photographed) before. After posting this, I was sent an image of a successful capture. It was brutal looking, so I’ll spare you. Who knew these critters were so … Continue reading

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Anthony’s Mediterranean Food in Redding

Located in a former Quiznos on busy Eureka Way (aka Highway 299w) in Redding, Anthony’s Mediterranean Food is not your typical northstate road food. Featuring a menu packed with mainly Greek delights, Anthony caters to those looking for authentic cuisine. … Continue reading

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Fantasy Fountain at Kid’s Kingdom in Redding

Took grandson out to the Fantasy Fountain at Kid’s Kingdom located in Enterprise Park of Redding California. This was the last day of the 2016 season as they shut it down for the winter and maintenance. It was a beautiful … Continue reading

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Slide the City comes to Redding

The hill on Placer Street yesterday became a giant urban waterslide for a day. Portions of the money raised here will go toward rebuilding the facilities at Kid’s Kingdom, a park in east Redding we’re very fond of. Judging by … Continue reading

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My new car sent me an email

We recently traded our fully electric Nissan Leaf for a plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt. Unexpectedly, the Volt sent me an email yesterday. It let me know how well I was doing at driving it around (and compared me to others), … Continue reading

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Have Kayak, will shoot

Shoot photos, that is. Redding photographer Jim Duckworth jumps in his kayak to get up close and personal with the beautiful scenery and wildlife to be found in the Northstate. Here are some samples of his work. We are blessed … Continue reading

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Bistro No. 107 in Mt Shasta

Recently stopped in for a pleasant lunch at the new Bistro No. 107 in Mt. Shasta. It’s wedged into the triangular lot at the conjunction of Mt Shasta Boulevard and Chestnut Street. This was the Billy Goat Tavern for a … Continue reading

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