Aging In Place

by Nancy Lund Ever had the impulse to say “What a great idea!  Glad somebody thought of that!”  Well, that was exactly what I said when I learned about HICAP.  The initials describe what it does – Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program. MediCare, MediCal,... read more

Our Trip Down Candy Cane Lane

  By Melissa Wynn Joy Lyn’s Candies Our first stop on our last day in Paradise was Joy Lyn’s Candies at 1183 Bille Rd. The scent of warm caramel invited us in to this classy little cottage filled with sweet delights. Several years ago I discovered my new favorite... read more

When A Dream Becomes an Honor

Thank You Mr. Merle Haggard! By Eileen Majors It is always a joy to think back to the time when I was a little girl. My dad was a music lover, and Country music was his favorite, which added to the fond memories that enriched our lives. Merle Haggard was one of the... read more

The Savory Spoon A Different Kind of Restaurant

A Different Kind of Restaurant By Teresa Ambord “Real Food, Real People, Real Community.” That’s the tagline for a very special – very different – place to eat in Redding. It’s called the Savory Spoon, and it’s the brainchild of owner, Ann Webber. They describe the... read more

Skiers and Boarders Love Mt. Shasta Ski Park

Skiing at Shasta Mt. Shasta Ski Park, CA Mt. Shasta Ski Park Invites you to Embrace Your Inner Mountain. With 425 acres of skiable terrain, the longest run is 1.75 miles. Five lifts carry skiers and boarders to 32 trails offering 1,435 vertical feet.    ... read more


Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by... read more


  By Val Bourque Are you ready for the 2015 Holiday Season? Do you need a few quick and easy yet beautiful quilting projects? American Homestead Christmas book by Ellen Murphy is just the book for you. Working with wool, felt and flannel fabrics are ideal winter... read more


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Jan 2016