Monthly Archives: August 2013

Just hanging around, in the sky over Redding

Spotted two of these intrepid fliers overhead yesterday. Beautiful day for just hanging around. In the sky. Click to slightly enlarge. I grabbed the camera too late to catch the first fellow. But this one is lovely. Just hanging around, … Continue reading

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Picking local wine grapes for Moseley Family Cellars

Mimi from Moseley Family Cellars asked for some help with the picking and crushing of Zinfindel and Syrah grapes at Tuscan Ridge Vineyards near Red Bluff. I spent some time Sunday learning about harvesting wine grapes on a hot day … Continue reading

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2010 Census data maps ethnicity by individual

I like interesting maps. This one plots 2010 Census data by ethnicity. One dot per person. Click on the image below to go to the larger map. You can scroll in and out to get detail. Interesting button on the … Continue reading

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Backyard eggs from Redding

Redding allows residents to keep chickens, with some restrictions. We’ve noticed a lot of people have backyard birds. Among them is daughter Abby and her husband Robby. Today they brought over a dozen brightly colored cuisine. Do it yourself breakfast, … Continue reading

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Great professional Redding tour video

Watch this professional video centered on fly fishing on the Sacramento River in Redding. They also show some other outdoor activities available, including Shasta Caverns, Sundial Bridge, and Turtle Bay. There’s also an interesting segment on locally made Sea Breacher, … Continue reading

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Pop’s 50’s Place is authentic Redding food on old Highway 99

Out on old Highway 99 (now Hwy 273) you’ll find Pop’s 50’s Place. here are a few images from this afternoon. Love the hot rods that often meet up there. In addition to authentic Highway 99 cuisine at the drive-up, … Continue reading

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Fahrenheit Project One has a Redding connection

Here’s a favorite CD compilation that features a track recorded by me and Craig Padilla here in Redding. You can listen to this whole album on YouTube. I really think you’ll like it if you haven’t heard it. The Fahrenheit … Continue reading

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A very Redding short film

Shopping carts play a unique role in Redding culture. Locals will recognize much of the backdrop. Follow more of former Redding digital artist Jesse Rosten on his YouTube channel and on Twitter @JesseRosten. This newer, really short one is well … Continue reading

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