September 2017 — Words of Wisdom
● By Enjoy Magazine
On the cover: Caleb and Turner Walton, Boys’ clothing from Sugarplum Kids
Photo by Betsey Walton
Summer is in the rear-view mirror, school is back in full swing, and we’re looking forward to the cooler, crisper days of fall.
You’ll be tickled by the delightful Boyle sisters, the young fiddle-players who make up the HappBee Band. “We like to make people happy with our music,” explains 12-year-old Clara.
A rising tide lifts all boats, and the Prosperity Initiative is attempting to do just that. This effort seeks to help reduce poverty in our community by increasing financial stability, improving workforce readiness and supporting youth development. The goal? Improve the quality of life for all.
We’re incredibly inspired by Randy and Paula Cardoza, who spearheaded a Make-A-Wish team in Siskiyou County, making dreams come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Remember Batkid, for whom San Francisco was transformed into Gotham City for a day? They’re the duo who lit that spark.
If you can squeeze one more trip to the coast into your schedule, check out Castle Rock. A half-mile off the coast of Crescent City, this fascinating spot is a refuge to the North American murre – the northern hemisphere’s equivalent of the penguin.
Then, venture out to the Harvest Festival at Whiskeytown on Sept. 16 to celebrate the pioneer orchards, where some trees have been producing fruit for more than a century.
Happy autumn, and enjoy Northern California living!
September 2017 Enjoy Magazine - Words of Wisdom