Archive for ‘February, 2012’


Have a Happy Victorian Valentine’s Day

Have a Happy Victorian Valentine’s Day

Making Valentine’s Day cards with your child can create wonderful moments and lasting memories. And sometimes you are just grateful to have the experience behind you, as in the times when you end up making valentines for your child. Let us explain: your child has come home from school and reported that she has been instructed […]

Toasting Pinot

Toasting Pinot

Prepare the palate, for we see 200 pinot noirs in your future. That is if you choose to attend the 4th Annual Pasadena PinotFest this Saturday at the Altadena Town & Country Club. Sponsored by Noir Food & Wine, 100 California wineries (including FlyingGoat, Vergari, Clary Ranch, and Phantom Rivers Wine) will be offering 200 […]

Ya Gotta Love Lucy

Ya Gotta Love Lucy

A redhead who was one of a kind. An American original. Her work will go down in the annals of TV and comedic history. We’re talking about Lucille Ball and one of America’s most popular TV shows,  I Love Lucy. This Saturday, the Greenway Arts Alliance will host a special performance of  “I Love Lucy” […]

Internet freedom: Who should govern the net?

Internet freedom: Who should govern the net?

The information super-highway, with a few exceptions, is virtually unregulated, but this relatively new frontier may soon be restricted and manipulated by powerful governments and corporations. As a result, a global struggle… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Look Up: (#4)

Look Up: (#4)

We’ve all looked up to this South Pas landmark. But what many people don’t know is that beneath this water tower, in a funky little house, lived one of the most influential contemporary artists of the 20th Century. Many of us looked up to Mike Kelley, whose quiet, domestic years as a South Pasadena resident […]

Night Shots

Night Shots

I don’t post many night shots. I don’t go out at night very often and I don’t currently have a tripod, so those are my excuses. But I love it out there and I want pictures of it. So here’s one of my street. It’s usually night when I post, a night like this one. […]

Deputies arrest Pasadena man with three stolen Silverado tailgates

Deputies arrest Pasadena man with three stolen Silverado tailgates

by Timothy Rutt The case may be shut on the tailgate bandit. Altadena sheriff Lt. Duane Allen said that an investigation into the theft of numerous Chevy Silverado tailgates over the past few weeks led to the Pasadena home of Wesley Eugene Taylor, 34. Allen said that three of the stolen tailgates were in Taylor’s […]

An intimate portrait of the first marriage

An intimate portrait of the first marriage

How does being the United States president test a marriage? Veteran New York Times reporter Jodi Cantor answers that question in her new book, “The Obamas.” Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Look Up: (#3)

Look Up: (#3)

At some point telephone poles will become as obsolete as Victrolas, dictophones and typewriters. Sure, it will be nice not having to worry about downed power lines in storms, but underground cables and wifi hubs just don’t have the romance of these wonderful, old relics. It’s Look Up Week this week here at Glimpses! Join […]

Do the Work Wednesday #2: Getting Started

Do the Work Wednesday #2: Getting Started

One of the most difficult aspects of writing for me is sitting down and getting starting every day. (And, I’m not talking about “writer’s block” which I believe to be an excuse, not an actual mental condition.)  But I do procrastinate daily when it comes to starting my work. I’ve set a  4- to- 5 […]

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