Category Archives: Holidays

Wintery day — May 28, 2011

A bit of blue sky started late in the day at the south end of the valley at Hayden’s ranch. Horses on Island Road, near Etna, hustle as another gust of wind and rain start to hit. Looking north at … Continue reading

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Grandson Colton’s first birthday

Yes, I made a chocolate cake, of course!  He liked it. Yum, yum. Be sure to check out www.lizbowen.wordpress.com for “Liz Writes Life” columns in the Siskiyou Daily News each week and additional photos and pienpolitics.com regarding our water rights, … Continue reading

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Excitement in Scott Valley on Christmas Eve

After rain this week and then high winds Thursday and Friday, this tall pine tree blew over onto Highway 3 early afternoon on Christmas Eve.  It was on Webster’s property and blocked the road. The Etna Fire Dept. and Scott … Continue reading

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2010 Thanksgiving Project

During Thanksgiving dinner this year, I asked my daughter-in-law, Joni, if she would write down the answers, when I asked everyone this question: What are five things you are thankful for? We took turns going around the table. Later, I … Continue reading

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Hicks family comes out to shoot clay targets with shotguns

Friends came out to shoot at clay targets the day after Thanksgiving. We had three generations, with the youngest boys corralled in the back of a pickup.  It was a cold, cloudy day. Justin and Jack set up the clay … Continue reading

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