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Century Books in Green St. Village & a Bit o’ Dark Chocolate

Century Books in Green St. Village & a Bit o’ Dark Chocolate
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Century Books is for people who love books; love to browse, peruse and read a little; who like Persian rugs, wood floors, graceful tables, natural light, and old English-type, large muntin windows; who don’t mind stacks of books on the floor (similar to the stacks we have in our own home) and enjoy a good […]

A Zorthian Winter Solstice

A Zorthian Winter Solstice

Apparently, we have Winter Solstice on the brain as this is the third article in this week’s edition of Hometown Pasadena in which we mention this “shortest day of light.” Christina Sirgun Powers of Yoga for Balance in Altadena has been teaching kundalini yoga for twelve years and on December 19, she’ll be up at […]

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice

When you startle awake in the dark morning heart pounding breathing fast sitting bolt upright staring into dark whirlpool black hole feeling its suction Get out of bed knock at the door of your nearest friend ask to lie down ask to be held Listen while whispered words turn the hole into deep night sky […]

How’s Your Faith?

How’s Your Faith?

We’re all looking, aren’t we? We’re all trying to fit the pieces of our life puzzle together so it somehow makes sense, somehow fits. This isn’t the direction to which we would normally look, but maybe the book we read next is David Gregory’s… While David Gregory was covering the White House, he had the […]

48th Annual Holiday Look In Tour

48th Annual Holiday Look In Tour

Get swept up by the season by touring a handful of different homes decorated especially for the holiday season. Get inspired, borrow ideas for your own home at the 48th Annual Holiday Look In tour. Once again, four local floral designers will illustrate their style and creativity by decorating a home for the holidays: Drew […]

‘Tis the Season to Celebrate 4 Great Causes

‘Tis the Season to Celebrate 4 Great Causes

Professional Child Development Associates is celebrating the season by supporting four great causes: Heifer International, St. James Church, Pasadena Symphony & POPS, and PCDA. On December 12, the “halls will be decked” at the historic home of Craig and Carolyn Watson. Claud Beltran and his Claud & Co. catering company will be providing victuals and […]

Botanic Bling

Botanic Bling

We don’t have the details on which vendors will be on hand, but the event name is enough to garner our interest. Descanso Gardens hosts a 2-day holiday gift event: Botanic Bling.   Botanic Bling, Descanso’s trunk show of nature-themed jewelry and accessories, returns just in time for holiday shopping. The event will feature unique […]

Mo Cee’s the Doo Dah

Mo Cee’s the Doo Dah

As we were not able to attend, we are doubly grateful to Mo Cee of Lyd & Mo Photography for his photos of the 2015 Doo Dah Parade. This year, along with the motorized cupcakes and couch potatoes, there were quite a few environmentally, socially, and politically conscious entrants. Enjoy…           […]

Tamales with Mama

Tamales with Mama

Sandy Romero is Mama for the day as she shares her knowledge of tamales. On December 5th, Sandy will lead a free, one hour class at the Santa Catalina Branch Library to illustrate the art of tamale-making and students will taste “the love and flavor of the traditional Tamalada.” “Tamalada” is a custom passed down […]

Pasadena Collections

Pasadena Collections

The Pasadena Museum of History may seem small, petite, and quaint, yet inside is chock full of historical wealth. The fun of treasure is the idea of the unimaginable and the invaluable, and what PMH holds within its walls is nothing short of priceless. Besides periodic exhibits such as the current “Fabulous Fashions,” PMH has […]

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