Archive for ‘November, 2010’


It’s beginning to look a lot like…

It’s beginning to look a lot like…

While I was out taking pictures yesterday afternoon, Santa’s elves were busy in the house. (Or maybe Little Bit and Jon were just feeling particularly festive…) So, how many days do you think it will last before someone just has to take a bite out of it? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South […]

Zen Monday: #122

Zen Monday: #122

Well. It’s Zen Monday, and I’m kind of tired of the old patter I usually give here. If this is your first Monday visit, the idea is this: I keep quiet while you let the photo speak to you.Tell us what you think in the comments. There’s no right or wrong, we’re here to have […]

Back at it …

Back at it …

We've just returned from a family trip (Thanksgiving with family, and celebrating Mrs. Altadenablog's birthday), and are back in the saddle again after being in an undisclosed remote location for several days.  Bring it on! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Stan Smith Comes Home

Stan Smith Comes Home

Not many locals know that one of the 20th century’s best tennis players, Stan Smith, is a hometown boy. As Altadena author Kathleen Tuttle wrote in her new book, Altadena Town & Country Club: A Centennial History, Smith grew up in Altadena, and his dad, Ken Smith, was the tennis coach at PCC. The family […]

Holiday Gift Guide, 2010 Edition

Holiday Gift Guide, 2010 Edition

We’ve been doing some shopping again—not for ourselves, you understand, but strictly to spare you the trouble in your mad holiday dash for gifts. We’ve scoured the shelves of indie stores and chains alike (yes, a little break with tradition) to find you the newest, coolest and most sought-after gifts of the season, organized by […]

Brrrr…

Brrrr…

Brisk winds. Rain showers. Nights in the upper 30s. I actually wore my coat outside for two days in a row. It might not be this, but for Southern California it sure feels like winter. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Open studio and holiday boutique Dec. 4-5

Open studio and holiday boutique Dec. 4-5

9th Annual Open Studio & Holiday BoutiqueCome for a visit  – do some holiday shopping! Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 4 & 5 Noon to 6 PM470 W. Mariposa St., Altadena (We’ll be here, rain or shine.) Holiday Fare will be served while Local Artisans display their wares! A plethora of beautiful, handcrafted beaded & traditional Jewelry designs, […]

Yxta Cocina Mexicana

Yxta Cocina Mexicana

WHY For 40 years, Jesse Gomez’s family has been turning out ‘careful-the-plate-is-hot’ Mexican food at El Arco Iris, an old-school hub of Highland Park life. Now Gomez has created a new-school, loft-like place serving regional Mexican dishes, as well as twenty-some tequilas and what may well be the best margarita Downtown. WHAT This is not […]

Bleg: holiday events

Bleg: holiday events

Now that Thanksgiving is over with, we are turning our thoughts to Christmas and Hanukkah, and putting out this bleg (which is a "beg on a blog")" What is your church or faith community doing to celebrate?  We are planning to publish a rundown of Advent, Hanukkah, Christmas Eve and Christmas services going on in […]

Caption this photo (#47)

Caption this photo (#47)

I think it’s safe to say that I’ve got nothing for this one. Thanksgiving wore me out, I’m fresh out of interesting post ideas, and sometimes you just gotta go with a picture of a scary doll left on the floor near the bathroom. (Trust me. You do NOT want to run into this in […]

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