Archive for ‘October, 2009’


Four Questions

Four Questions

Why is it that whenever someone posts something critical, or at least skeptical, of “THE FUTURE” everyone in the comments section has to take time out of their busy days to call that person a Luddite or a fool or to gleefully taunt the original poster that he’ll be out of the business in five […]

What do you do to Fight Mommy Brain?

What do you do to Fight Mommy Brain?

Hi, Chaos Crew…Next week, I’ll be working on a column for makinglifebetter.com about fighting Mommy Brain! One of the biggest mea culpas I hear from my mom friends is that they have let their intellectual and artistic interests slide, especially during those early years of motherhood. And beyond, once the chaos of the teen years […]

Pasadena Independent – October 22, 2009

Pasadena Independent – October 22, 2009

Read the Full Story at Pasadena Independent

Doing the Right Thing?

Doing the Right Thing?

The following column is by our friend and Hometown Santa Barbara author Starshine Roshell — she’s not a Pasadena local, but her column this week in the Santa Barbara Independent sure rings true for so many of us in our trying-hard-to-be-sustainable town. You can read more of Starshine’s witty and wise columns at starshineroshell.com and […]

Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal

Just when I think I’ve photographed every classic car in South Pas, I turn a corner and find another one. This cool set of wheels certainly brightened up an otherwise dreary and overcast morning. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

The Foundation For Living Beauty

The Foundation For Living Beauty

Pasadena local, The Foundation For Living Beauty put on their second annual retreat to celebrate beauties fighting caner. Become a fan on facebook and learn more about the foundation. Read the Full Story at Buy Local Pasadena

Debris at the PWP Corral

Debris at the PWP Corral

In yesterday’s comments the Altadena Hiker reminded us of the high waters behind the Devil’s Gate Dam after a storm in spring of 2005. Greg Sweet wrote of the debris that builds up behind our local dams after big storms. That gave me the idea to post these pictures from spring of 2008 to show […]

Apologies …

Apologies …

… but today was just totally shot, for a variety of reasons.  Thursday will be devoted to catching up.  Thank you for your indulgence! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 10/19/2009

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 10/19/2009

Hardcover Fiction Nine Dragons, Michael Connelly The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown The Wild Things, Dave Eggers Half Broke Horses, Jeannette Walls Humbling, Philip Roth Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel Pursuit of Honor, Vince Flynn Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury The Children’s Book, A S Byatt Hardcover Non-Fiction Barack Like Me, David Alan Grier […]

All Hail Queen Natalie

All Hail Queen Natalie

Sixteen?? This girl is sixteen???? How the heck is she a senior in high school at 16, let alone the new Rose Queen? But indeed she is both, and she is Natalie Innocenzi, a senior at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. She’s a tennis player, a volunteer and apparently an all-around wonderful girl. And, we might […]

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