Author Archives: Skip@RR

12 Angry Men at Riverfront Playhouse

Just returned from “12 Angry Men” at Riverfront Playhouse. Brilliant concept and execution! An immersive experience. Really hits home if you’ve ever served on a jury. The superb acting just draws you in. Runs until July 7. Highly recommended. More … Continue reading

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Redding is a cool resort town

Driving around downtown, and bicycling the Sacramento River trail, it’s sometimes easy to forget Redding is also a world class resort town near one of the biggest recreational lakes in California. Our busy season starts Memorial Day weekend. Here are … Continue reading

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The Sundial in our lives

Dramatically rising from Redding’s verdant canopy of riparian trees, the brilliant white gnomon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnomon) of the Sundial Bridge is visible for miles. An enormous and poignant timepiece that serves to remind all: Omnes vulnerant, ultima necat. (All hours wound; the … Continue reading

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Sundial Bridge from above the Sacramento River in Winter

The post title says it all. We got a little break in the weather and so I went looking for something to photograph.   Same view from a lower altitude. Here’s a couple fishermen casually discussing something or another, while standing … Continue reading

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Early Spring on the Sacramento River Trail in Redding

Out for a bike ride on a nice day at the trail, I happened upon a duck standing on a turtle. Turtles and ducks, just hanging out. That’s Really Redding.

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Good morning Redding, at 32F.

Taken on a late February morning. About 32 f.

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Superb Owl Sunday

Spotted these acrobatically inclined individuals north of the Sundial Bridge, whilst there was some sort of big game on TV.

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Because we can

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The Hilltop Drive trailhead to Sacramento River Trail

Hike Redding! Image captured during a break in the weather on a January day from above the Hilltop Dive trailhead to the river trail. This section of trail gets plenty of use. You can park on Hilltop and be rewarded … Continue reading

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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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