Jon Kennedy
Jon Kennedy

Jon Kennedy's 'Postcards from
the Nanty Glo in My Mind

Bidwell Park, Yahi Trail nature walk, Chico, Ca.

This is a short video of only about five minutes. It captures my walk in the upper portion of Bidwell Park, Chico, Calif., after my exploration of another park named Bidwell at the Sacramento River about 20 miles farther west. There is a glitch in the audio of this video (caused by an edit required by a ruined section of video) where I begin to say that a woman at the park information desk told me there are swimming holes in the creek here. I found it surprising that a public park actually authorizes swimming in a "wild" waterway. It made the walk more interesting and reminiscent of the many treks we took as kids through the woods of Blacklick Township alongside flowing creeks to the swimming holes that we assumed were owned by no one.

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— Webmaster Jon Kennedy


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Today's chuckle

Useful work phrases:It might look like I'm doing nothing, but at the cellular level I'm really quite busy.

Thought for today

This culture is on an extraordinary pace toward needing things to be more efficient. But that is a value that is ultimately antithetical to the gospel. I've never heard of efficient wisdom, efficient love, efficient suffering, or efficient compassion.

— Shane Hipps

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Jon Kennedy's recent book, The Everything Guide to C.S. Lewis and Narnia, from Adams Media, F&W Publications, is available for purchase in support of the Liberty Museum in Nanty Glo and can be ordered here. It is also available on Amazon.