You may divide the world into two kinds of people. No, I’m not talking about men and women, or Republicans and Democrats. I’m talking about people who listen to sports talk radio, and those who would rather gouge out their… Continue Reading
What an exciting Super Bowl! The New Orleans Saints finished their stellar season by upsetting the Indianapolis Colts, 31-17, in a come-from-behind win. Drew Brees tied the Super Bowl record for completed passes (32), but the biggest play came on… Continue Reading
The Shasta College Theatre presents opera performances this week, including Puccini’s comedy “Gianni Schicchi” and scenes from “Rigoletto” and “I Pagliacci.” The operas are presented fully staged by Robert Waterbury, accompanied by Elizabeth Waterbury, and Ellen Southard on piano. The… Continue Reading
No sooner do I post a column headlined “Buckets of Rain” than the sun emerged here in Redding for the first time in days, just to prove me wrong. You’re welcome. More clouds and showers will move through the area… Continue Reading
Wow, what a shootout between the Saints and the Vikings! Saints win in overtime, 31-28, and they’ll meet the Colts in the Super Bowl. Should be a good matchup. I went 1-1 on today’s predictions, but enjoyed the games. Someone… Continue Reading
For the first time in my life, I’ve seen a mountain lion in the wild.
OK, “in the wild” is stretching it a little. The big cat was in somebody’s pasture, perhaps 100 feet from the road, and we humans were safely within the confines of my Ford Lemonstar minivan. But still, it gave me goosebumps. Continue Reading