|City of Trees|
The City of Trees has been bestowed upon us because we literally have the most amount of trees per capita next to Paris, France. Growing up in Sacramento I never noticed it much, but after moving to wonderful Santa Barbara it became painfully obvious. Sacramento is truly a nature-y type of place. Within the city there are trees and rivers crossing all over the place. Although we get our versatile extremes during the winter (20-40 degrees) and summers (80-105), the trees provide beautiful greenery to look at and shade to take refuge in. I can think of a handful of awesome memories growing up where it was insanely hot, but sitting in a lawn chair with a cold soda and friends made it worth while.
The third and best part of Sacramento is the many micro-cities that lay within it. Each area of town has its own identity as an individual standalone place. For example: Midtown has an awesome art scene and diverse selection of restaurants, Downtown has beautiful old buildings and awesome parks, and Old Sacramento has a great number of small shops that range from movie props to costumes. Sacramento is Sacramento because of its ability to be offer you completely different microcosm communities within minutes of each other.
|Nothing beats the view at Raley Field|
This quote comes from my freshman (HS) English teacher who had us remember a series of quotes he thought would be important throughout our lives. I'm glad he did,
"We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started, and know the place for the first time."-T.S Elliot
Thanks Mr. Hancock,