Archive for ‘January, 2012’


Chaos Chronicles Podcast 503: Super Bowl Food Facts; Debate Mom or Not; Mall Revelations

Chaos Chronicles Podcast 503: Super Bowl Food Facts; Debate Mom or Not; Mall Revelations

Hello, Crew. Now Posted: Chas Chronicles 503. Thanks for your patience as I nail down my fiction writing schedule and make that work with recording , editing and posting both The Satellite Sisters podcast and The Chaos Chronicles podcast. I have big plans… but sometimes Small Windows of Time to Execute the Plans! On Chaos […]

Zen Monday: #181

Zen Monday: #181

For today’s Zen Monday we turn to Hollywood. Because I work there this isn’t the first time and it probably won’t be the last. Hollywood is…well, it’s not Zen, but it has Zen pockets. Rather than me telling you what the photo’s about, please give us your explanation in the comments. Read the Full Story […]

Going Vertical at Descanso

Going Vertical at Descanso

Each of Descanso’s gardens has their own individuality, charm and allure. From the thicket of magnolias and the peace of the Japanese garden you can take a stroll along the Promenade, tiptoe through the Rose, inhale the fragrance of the the lilacs in the Lilac, and go native Californian. The newest nugget of gold is […]

Mignon

Mignon

WHY A wee, charming spot with good, affordable wines, cheeses and charcuterie—just the place to transition from the work day to the evening. WHAT The smart folks behind one of our favorite wine bars, Bacaro, run this 600-square-foot spot in the heart of Downtown. Where Bacaro’s focus is Italian, here it’s French, with good, affordable […]

And Many More!

And Many More!

Happy Birthday to my darling husband. (Now, everybody go out and celebrate!) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Chimed, I’m Sure

Chimed, I’m Sure

I’ve been reading about the Church of the Angels in Within the Vale of Annandale, a book by Donald W. Crocker that’s becoming increasingly rare, judging from the price of a used copy on Amazon. (I didn’t link you to the one on Alibris because they didn’t have a picture.) This book is a detailed, […]

Christmas Tree Lane – The Takedown starts Feb. 11

Christmas Tree Lane – The Takedown starts Feb. 11

by Elizabeth Nelson Christmas Tree Lane Association Please join your neighbors and friends beginning Feb. 11 from 9 AM-noon for “Take Down”. As long as the weather permits, we will be taking down lights from the trees every Saturday and Sunday thereafter from 9 to 12 until all the trees are finished. In the morning […]

Drago’s Black & White Tagliolini

Drago’s Black & White Tagliolini

Last week, we said a sad farewell to Angeli and honored the occasion with one of chef Evan Kleiman’s most adored desserts. Now we turn to another superb Italian place that’s saying arrivederci: Drago, the Santa Monica flagship of chef Celestino Drago. To honor the occasion, he’s shared with us one of the best recipes […]

Cheeseburgers: The People Speak

Cheeseburgers: The People Speak

The Pasadena Chamber’s Cheeseburger Week was not without controversy—many cheeseheads in Wisconsin, where the hamburger was invented, take issue with the claim that the cheeseburger began at the former Rite Spot in Pasasdena—but no fisticuffs occurred, and the voting for city favorites went off without a hitch. Now Cheeseburger Week is over, and we must […]

Crime blotter: suspect captured in broken window burglaries

Crime blotter: suspect captured in broken window burglaries

Lots of broken window burglaries, but they just may have caught the guy … Sun., Jan. 15 Between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM (Thursday) – A petty theft occurred in the 100 block of E. Woodbury Rd. Loss: gray/red Jiansu 2-seater go cart. Tues., Jan. 17 8:42 AM – A residential burglary occurred in the […]

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