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Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve – beautiful old barn

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Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve – beautiful old barn   3,950 Acres of Diverse Habitats The Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve contains 3,950 acres of diverse canyon and ridge habitats, including 4.5 miles of Big Chico Creek, and is home to many species of plants and animals. BCCER was created with the purchase of the […]

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Bidwell Bar Bridge – Northern CA

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Bidwell Bar Bridge – Northern CA   The Bidwell Bar Bridge, in Oroville, California, refers to two suspension bridges that cross different parts of Lake Oroville. The original Bidwell Bar Bridge was the first steel suspension bridge in California. The $35,000, 240-foot-long (73 m) original was completed in December 1855, and was built of materials transported from Troy, New York, via Cape Horn. Most […]

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happy Thursday from Paradise

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happy Thursday from Paradise more random pics from the backyard in early fall Paradise, CA all the plants and animals enjoying a weel deserved break in the weather with some rain and cooler temperatures  

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Magee Peak view – Thousand Lakes Wilderness

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Magee Peak view – Thousand Lakes Wilderness To reach the summit of Magee peak… is not an easy hike, but it is very rewarding once you get to the top. 360 degree views of wilderness and mountain peaks, if the clouds cooperate you will get astounding views of Mt. Shasta, Lassen Peak and more. If […]

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smelling like a Rose

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smelling like a Rose We moved to Paradise 3 years ago this fall and were lucky enough to have a backyard full of roses. These beauties and colors greet us every morning with a different arrangement. Always remember to stop and smell the roses, they are a constant reminder how rushed life is nowadays.  So […]

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Radar_blindcattledog

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Radar_blindcattledog This little guy does not let blindness stop him…he still runs and plays “redball” several times a day to stay active and healthy.  You can visit and follow Radar on his social media pages at: https://www.instagram.com/radar_blindcattledog/ https://www.facebook.com/RadarACD/ https://flyinghorsedesign.com/the-dogs/ Please check him out…. Follow and share “bark bark”

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Paradise Roses

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Paradise Roses   Our backyard roses are still exploding with color and it will be the first day of fall tomorrow. So thankful everyday to live in such a beautiful place and able to enjoy views like this one every day.   A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom. […]

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Walking Might Be The Best Exercise There Is | Outside Online

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Here’s the secret to a long life: keep moving. — Read on www.outsideonline.com/2342346/walking-might-be-best-exercise-there

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Yosemite – “girls just want to have fun”

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  Yosemite – “girls just want to have fun” Those were the days…   History behind iconic photo: Kitty Tatch and Katherine Hazelston, waitresses at Yosemite National Park hotels, dance on Overhanging Rock at Glacier Point in 1900. These pictures were later made into postcards, autographed and sold for years. George Fiske

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CalFire CAAB Chico Air Attack Base

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CalFire CAAB Chico Air Attack Base   Visited the CalFire CAAB Chico Air Attack Base today…up close to aircraft that fight fires daily Built in 1969, Chico Air Attack Base (CAAB) is home to an OV-10A Air Attack and a S2T Air Tanker.  The S2T is capable of hauling 1,200 gallons of fire retardant and […]