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Just Saying...

Since I moved out of Los Angeles, the only shopping carts I see are in grocery stores.

Exploring the Power of Deixis

The other day my daughter was in the backseat as I pulled out of the driveway, and she instructed me to “turn that mirror over here.” 1,402 more words


Safeway - Redding's Misnomer

An email from a Redding native is causing a bit of a kerfuffle over on Marc Beauchamp’s blog at redding.com. Seems the fellow has returned to his birthplace after moving away and is astonished at Redding’s demise. 107 more words

Illegal Camping

We were sad today

Today we were coming out of work, riding in and driving taxis, going in and out of the coffee shop, up and down the stairs, at the corner of 8th Avenue and 15th Street. 313 more words


Where There's Smoke There's Fire

The Redding area has seen a spate of homeless-caused fires this year. Highway 273 at the Clear Creek Bridge has been hit particularly hard due to the  extensive warren of transient camps along Clear Creek. 132 more words


What abandoned shopping carts tell us

They dot the sides of roads most often near the main shopping centers such as Union Landing, the International Four Corners, or Decoto. Most often they sit empty but on a few occasions, I’ve seen them filled with groceries and people pushing them towards their enclosed neighborhoods only to take their bags out and walk the rest of the way to their home, leaving the wired frame a small reminder of the suburban experiment’s failings. 661 more words

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