Archive for ‘August, 2010’


Conversation Piece

Conversation Piece

I pulled over to take a cell phone call and looked out of my window to see these fantastic windows. California’s hands free law is great for making you stop and if not smell the roses at least notice the stained glass poinsettias. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

My Blog’s a Source on Wikipedia!

My Blog’s a Source on Wikipedia!

Patrick Peter Early, an editor on Wikipedia, notified me last Thursday via Facebook that one of my blog postings has been cited as a source for a Wikipedia article about late Pasadena Mayor Horace Dobbins. To my knowledge, this is the first time my humble little site has been used as a source on that […]

Zen Monday: #106

Zen Monday: #106

Are you new to Zen Monday? Today’s the day you experience the photo and give us your thoughts rather than me telling you what I think the photo’s about. There’s no competition, no right or wrong. Let your imagination dictate. We’re here to have fun.I look for a photo worth contemplating or, failing that, something […]

Found dog: chihuahua @ Crary and Altadena Dr.

Found dog: chihuahua @ Crary and Altadena Dr.

Jennifer writes: We found a dog wandering around near the corner of Crary and Altadena this evening (Sunday).  He appears to be a puppy  – chihuahua or chihuahua mix – very sweet and playful.  He seems well taken care of so we are certain someone must be looking for him.  If you could help get […]

Cal Trans Announces Nightly Closures for the Arroyo Seco Parkway Improvement Project

Cal Trans Announces Nightly Closures for the Arroyo Seco Parkway Improvement Project

Los Angeles — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the following ramps, lanes and connectors of the Pasadena Freeway (also known as the Arroyo Seco Parkway, or SR-110) as part of the Arroyo Seco Parkway Improvement Project. Please note that the ramp closures listed below will be staggered. No two consecutive on-ramps or […]

Woman’s Work

Woman’s Work

I wasn’t sure what it was, exactly. I had never seen any members coming or going. Then, there was that name. I had been searching the internet for”Women’s Club of South Pasadena” with few results. (Lessons for living in the now? Federation of Folk Dancing!) Then I looked more closely at the sign. Go ahead […]

Theme Day: Bright Colors

Theme Day: Bright Colors

My two friends had just returned (tired) from a family outing to Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles when they allowed me to take a photo of them in their brightly colored summer dresses. The paper flower they purchased as a souvenir provides extra oomph. And what the heck? I posed them among the neighbor’s […]

Dancing "Upstream" at summer concert series

Dancing "Upstream" at summer concert series

The Sheriff's Support Group of Altadena summer concert series moves from strength to strength, as "Upstream" put the Farnsworth Park crowd on their feet with their mix of reggae and soca music — and a moment of immigrant patriotism as they waved the flag, shouting "Freedom of speech!  Freedom of religion!" Besides some originals and […]

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