Archive for ‘March, 2010’


Sunday Plans

Sunday Plans

Sometimes the best plans are no plans at all. What are your plans for today? Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

In the Mean Time…

In the Mean Time…

Sometimes I turn a corner and it feels like I’ve turned a page of a jazz age novel. Like this one:“Don’t talk so much, old sport,” commanded Gatsby. “Play!” “IN THE MORNING, IN THE EVENING, AIN’T WE GOT FUN——” Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Lunch truck watch: Qzilla BBQ

Lunch truck watch: Qzilla BBQ

The latest: just got a tweet from Qzilla (Southern/St. Louis style BBQ) that they'll be out sometime this morning at Lake & Calavaras (mention "rib bone" and get a free side, they say).  Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Hop to It: Easter at Descanso

Hop to It: Easter at Descanso

Descanso Gardens welcomes Easter with its traditional egg hunts and popular (i.e., reserve now!) weekend brunches. Brunch seatings are both Saturday and Sunday, April 3 and 4, at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. The scrumptious buffet brunch by Patina chefs, served in the Rose Pavilion, include seasonal fruit ratatouille, a build-your-own waffle bar, […]

Fading Beauty

Fading Beauty

The Rialto may be dark but her romantic soul shines through even late at night, all but abandoned, with leaflets littered on the sidewalk. I hold out hope that savvy investors will see the potential of this beloved movie queen and rescue her from inevitable ruin. (Everyone loves a great comeback story.) Read the Full […]

The Market Itself

The Market Itself

My old Nissan, fondly nicknamed “the Snot Comet” (don’t ask), finally took a nose dive. I am between cars. This temporarily makes me and John a one-car family, which wouldn’t be difficult anywhere but here in soCal. I enjoy a good walk for local errands. We have the ARTS bus for getting around town if […]

And to all a good night

And to all a good night

One more before we sign off: some fan did a 60's opening for "Lost", as if done by (Altadena resident) Saul Bass! ———– Lost vs. Saul Bass from Hexagonall on Vimeo. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Library holds public meeting for Pasadena Water & Power

Library holds public meeting for Pasadena Water & Power

Pasadena Water & Power will be holding a public workshop at the Altadena Library Community Room at 600 E. Mariposa, starting at 6:30 PM.  The workshop will focus on current water sources and the pros and cons of developing new ones.  PSN has the details. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

More Arroyo Seco hardscape

More Arroyo Seco hardscape

I shot this last week from the far northwest corner of the Arroyo Seco recreation loop, up Parkview from West Drive. The construction site in the middle distance used to be a raised triangle that was occasionally landscaped; now it’s flat and black-topped. It’s part of the plan to make the heavily used Arroyo floor […]

Easter Goodies for Grown-Ups (Us!)

Easter Goodies for Grown-Ups (Us!)

As much as we love marshmallow Peeps (they are awfully cute), we’ve often wondered when we’ll finally find the handmade chocolates, spring recipes and multi-colored farm-fresh eggs that the Easter bunny has picked out just for us. Right. Good thing it’s easy to gather goodies and make our own baskets. Kulich from Stolichnaya Bakery This […]

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