What: Downtown’s 12th Annual Downtown Park-n-Shine, part of Kool April Nights
When: TODAY, April 14, 8 a.m. Registration, 11 a.m. judging, 3 p.m. awards
Where: Market Street Promenade
Hot cars and a very cool backdrop is what downtown offers for the 12th Annual Downtown Park-n-Shine … Continue Reading
What: Reception for the Artist, Sean Randall When: Sep 14, 6 p.m. Where: Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant 1790 Market Street, Redding vintagedowntown.com World Music Arranged by r.j. A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni… Continue Reading
What: Two shows this week for Shasta Blues Revue When: Sept. 9, 7 p.m. Where: Lulu’s in Redding Cost: $10 When: Sept. 11, 7 p.m. Where: Vintage Wine Bar It’s going to be a fun week this week for us.… Continue Reading
What: Golden Umbrella’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will Salute Tehama County Volunteers at the 39th Annual Recognition Luncheon When: Apr 23, 11:30 a.m. Where: Red Bluff Elks Lodge 355 Gilmore Road, Red Bluff Golden Umbrella’s Retired and Senior Volunteer… Continue Reading
What: Wine & Chocolate Extravaganza When: Feb. 13-14, noon to 5 p.m. Where: Manton Wineries: Algers, Indian Peak, Ringtail Vineyards and Shasta Daisy. Come spend a romantic Valentine’s weekend in Manton’s Wine Country. Check out visitmantonca.com for lodging suggestions. Also,… Continue Reading
Youngest son Joseph left home nearly two years ago to be with the love of his life, Marie. She happens to live in the Czech Republic.
We haven’t seen Joe nor Marie since they married in June in Ostrava.
Since then we’ve communicated almost daily via e-mails (he is our Web master, and Food for Thought’s founder), letters, packages and instant Gmail messaging and phone calls, which cost nearly nothing since my smarty-pants son arranged a 530 area-code number for his direct line in Ostrava.
Even so, none of those replace the joy of seeing my son and daughter-in-law in person.