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KCRA Eclipse 5-26-2012

Eclipse Update – Video Highlights

May 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Solar eclipse was one week ago today. On that afternoon KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California, broadcast 90-minutes of live coverage from 5-7 o’clock, with a half hour for NBC Nightly News at 5:30-6 P.M. As...

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Photo taken by a truck driver who was watching the eclipse with me for a while.

Covering The Eclipse

May 21, 2012 | 2 Comments

News is not a regularly scheduled thing. Sometimes things happen on your days off and a call for volunteers is put out. I’ve always been fascinated by astronomy, the planets and alignments — so eclipses...

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I can’t remember when, if ever, I’ve taken two weeks off and didn’t go any place. Believe this is now referred to as a “Stay-cation.” The time off was necessary because I’d built up so...

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Found Objects 3-26-2012

March 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Haven’t posted one of these walking-the-dogs snapshot series in a while. I like taking “the kids” out for a walk around the neighborhood, slip in an iPod earbud, get caught up on the podcasts. Time...

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Breakfast in the Carroll kitchen -- Bonnie making three different bowls of morning chow, two special diets for our greyhounds Alex (left) and Ava (in the back) and a third bowl for Tanner, the foster greyhound we're nursing back to health from a broken leg on a race track in Caliente, Mexico.

You Know You’re A Dog Person When…

February 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

You know you’ve become a total dog owner when you finish a loaf of bread, then hold up the plastic bag you were just about to toss in the recycle container  and think, “Hmm. ....

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Outside one of the children's stores at Sacramento's Aren Faire Mall. Everyone else was having pictures taken with the bear, so why shouldn't I? KCRA reporter Tom DuHain snapped this and e-mailed it back to the station. I hope they posted it on the kcra.com website.

Christmas Is Upon Us

November 26, 2011 | 3 Comments

The Christmas Season is officially here. Known as “Black Friday,” the first day after Thanksgiving when all the stores are mad with super-low one-day sales and the public turns into shopping zombies to get deals...

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