Monthly Archives: May 2014

Historical walk at Diestlehorst Bridge reveals our connection to the past

Connections. That’s what looking at history provides. Connections to the past. We attended the Shasta Historical Society’s walking tour of Diestelhorst Bridge yesterday. Below, historian Mike Grifantini offers stories that help connect us all to the Diestelhorst Bridge. The story … Continue reading

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Shasta Caverns 50th Anniversary – 50% off tours

Friday, May 30 is Lake Shasta Caverns 50th anniversary, and tours are 50% off all day! The photo below is me and my kids returning from a tour sometime around the 25th Anniversary. Time flies…make some memories.

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Pool party in Redding

Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional kick-off to Summer here in Redding. Here’s a video I did over the weekend with my grandson and his parents in the pool. Just the thing to get you in the mood for another … Continue reading

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Your planet, as seen from low orbit -right now

The ISS has HD cameras, and offers a live feed. Here is your planet, below. Press play. Wait a bit. If black, it’s probably night for the ISS. If grey or brown, it’s switching cameras. Be patient. Sunrise comes every … Continue reading

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Salt and Savour bring the flavor

Here’s a new locavore treat. Salt and Savour make sauerkraut in Dunsmuir. I bought a jar recently. The first application that came to mind was a kraut hotdog. I know I was thinking of that flaccid, pale, and vinegar driven … Continue reading

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Shooting Stars in a meadow

Captured these images from a meadow off Mt Eddy, about an hour’s drive north of Redding. Very pretty. From Wikipedia, “Dodecatheon is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants in the family Primulaceae. The species have basal clumps of leaves and … Continue reading

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Redding Rodeo this weekend!

Actually, we celebrate rodeo all week long in Redding with many civic events that culminate in the evening show at the rodeo grounds. Here are a few images I captured at the 2012 event to get you fired up for … Continue reading

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A very Redding Baby “Shower”

Even a mighty Spring downpour couldn’t stop the fun at yesterday’s baby shower for Robby and Abby. Family, food, and fun. It’s Really Redding.

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A few images of Family Bicycling Day 2014 in Redding

We spent much of yesterday enjoying a street in Redding with only bikes and people in it. Family Bicycling Day brought to you by Shasta Living Streets. The weather was perfect. Here are a few images. Bikes, old and new were … Continue reading

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Head over to the Parkview neighborhood today for Family Bicycling Day

Re-posting something from last year. You should head over to Parkview today May 4 2014, and enjoy this event! “Come out, play, ride, skate, and dance. Meet your neighbors, have a picnic, and explore new corners of our beautiful city. … Continue reading

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