Author Archives: Skip@RR

Chamise Peak Trail delivers a splendid perspective

A rare view that includes both Castle Crags on the left, and the 3 Shastas to the right. A perspective gained from the top of the Chamise Peak Trail just north of Redding. The Chamise Peak Trail is considered “easy.” … Continue reading

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Genes Drive In in Redding

A Facebook post reminded me of this image I captured of the old and semi-famous Gene’s Drive In. A classic Highway 99 burger joint that in its day often attracted crowds of hot rod enthusiasts. Seen here with a “classic” … Continue reading

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Lassen Peak late Fall, from 100 meters up

Popped the drone up for a few minutes and captured this image of Mt. Lassen from the park entrance yesterday. The road up to the park was filled with cut Christmas trees strapped to the tops of cars, and in … Continue reading

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A glorious finale to a fine Fall day in Redding

I captured these images from the boat launch on the Sacramento River at Caldwell Park a few evenings ago. It was very beautiful. I can’t help but wonder how it would be if passenger trains could traverse our river city … Continue reading

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Sunset in The Vineyard

The Vineyard is a gated community in northeast Redding for active, over 55 adults. It’s a truly great neighborhood, and is also very pretty. I happened to be out there helping a client sell her home, when I noticed the … Continue reading

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Sundial sunrise

Hah! I’ve been absent a while, I see. Too busy with work and all to post here at ReallyRedding. Well, here’s a photo I captured a few days ago. I do like how it turned out.

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Nathan’s Artisan Sourdough Bread

Nathan makes amazing bread in his home kitchen in Fall River Mills, and sells it at Redding’s Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings. Our favorite is the Organic Garlic Asiago. Glorious! “Ingredients: Organic wheat flour, water, organic sourdough culture, garlic, asiago … Continue reading

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Fix for DJI OSMO Mobile phone camera stabilizer

Just posting this here so it will be online. I added counterweights to my OSMO Mobile so it will shoot using my iPhone 7+ without overheating. Posting it here in case you have that problem too. and also so I … Continue reading

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The wines of Castello di Amorosa

Okay, yes. This isn’t Really Redding. But it’s not all that far away. This is Castello di Amorosa in the Napa Valley, to the south. What is seen above ground is stunning, but perhaps even more amazing is that there … Continue reading

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Smokejumpers practice their skills

I was in Mountain Gate when I happened upon these smokejumpers practicing. Click any image to enlarge. Check out the person standing in at the door. Jump! So, these folks jump leap from perfectly good airplanes… …into forests of pointy … Continue reading

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