Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and Shasta State Historic Park Partner for the Annual “Old Time Holiday” Celebration

The National Park Service and California State Parks are gearing up for the annual “Old Time Holiday” celebration on Saturday, December 3rd, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Follow in the footsteps of miners who in 1849, after preparing a… Continue Reading


Just Sayin’: Comin ‘round the Mountain!

“So, where are we going this time?” For me that is one of the most exciting ( freighted with possibilities and anticipation ) phrases that anyone can utter. I don’t care if it’s a walk, a car ride, a train… Continue Reading


Just Sayin’: Children! What Good Are They, Anyway?

As I watch the news and just live life day to day, I notice that regardless of the country, ethnicity, social strata or economic development, children are pretty much welcomed into this world with unmitigated joy. Then life happens. What… Continue Reading