Monthly Archives: December 2012

Redding’s population map

Here’s an interactive map that charts a single dot for every person counted in the 2010 Census. All 308,450,225 of us. It correlates well with the image from my post from a few weeks ago that showed U.S. lights at night … Continue reading

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Ascending Mt Shasta

Ran into this video of a couple climbers summit of Mt Shasta, our picturesque namesake here in Shasta County. Apparently a climb made in May. I was struck by the contrast in equipment to tales from locals who years ago … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2012

I took these 2 images at this year’s Cascade Christmas production. I thought they would make a nice online Christmas Card from me to you. May the spirit of the season surround you. Merry Christmas!

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Riverfront Playhouse gets everything about Christmas (and then some)

We went for Realtor night to the final performance of Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some), Directed by Russell Piette at Redding’s Riverfront Playhouse. The cast consisted of Chris Gomez, Tyler Penn, Ian Dalziel, Amy Cicerello, Ben VanSickle … Continue reading

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Owl! A real “Angry Bird.”

I met this owl while blowing leaves off my mom’s back patio. Talk about Angry Birds. Karry thinks this is a baby Great Horned Owl. Famous for eating skunks. We’ll just leave you be, then. Anger management.

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Unsettled weather

That’s what they call it on TV. I like to think of it as good cloud days. Here’s a couple of images I took yesterday while out in nearby Shasta Lake City.

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Art in Tapas

I took these shots inside Tapas the other day. That restaurant has a very engaging vibe. And such interesting culinary selections too! Enjoy the food, and the art; it’s Really Redding.

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Astonishing lenticular cloud sunset over Mt Shasta

This was taken yesterday. So achingly beautiful, it brought a tear to my eyes. We live with these natural miracles every day, but it never gets old. Two glowing pink structures in snow and mist above the lake. This photo … Continue reading

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Bright lights, big city – Redding from Space at night

NASA recently published hi-def imagery of Earth at night. Redding is pointed out below. I was surprised at the brightness of our urban light, from miles above. Grants Pass, Medford, Klamath Falls. Familiar places, from top to bottom, with Interstate … Continue reading

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