Archive for ‘February, 2012’


Broccoflower

Broccoflower

Doing the Whole Foods thing on Saturday, grocery shopping as dear entertainment, I found this in the produce section. Broccoflower, I’m guessing — it wasn’t labeled. How could I not buy it and bring it home? Like a succulent, or a distant world, or, as Jeanne Kelley writes, like coral. We haven’t eaten it yet […]

Arroyo Pacific on Town Council’s agenda Tuesday night

Arroyo Pacific on Town Council’s agenda Tuesday night

by Timothy Rutt The Altadena Town Council will consider Arroyo Pacific Academy’s second-go-round bid to open a high school campus at its February meeting. The agenda itself has an unprecedented tight structure for the hearing: Arroyo Pacific will give and eight minute presentation, followed by ten minutes allowed to the opposition, and the school will […]

Oscar nominated documentary director goes to Hell and Back

Oscar nominated documentary director goes to Hell and Back

The Oscar nominated documentary “Hell and Back Again” illustrates the violence and horror of war on soldiers and civilians. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Caption This Photo (#87)

Caption This Photo (#87)

I really need help with this one… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Zen Monday: #184

Zen Monday: #184

A little refresher, in case this is your first PDP Zen Monday:Today’s the day you tell us what the photo’s about, rather than me telling you. Have at it and have fun. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

The King of Melody

The King of Melody

In 1947, composer Enrst Krenek dismissed Franz Schubert (1797-1828) as “lucky,” and his work as “pleasing tunes…lacking the dramatic power and searching intelligence which distinguished such ‘real’ masters as Bach or Beethoven.” Urged by a fellow composer to actually study Schubert’s songs, Krenek eventually did an about-face and declared that Schubert “exhibited a great wealth […]

Rose Bowl Swimmers Rank at Junior Olympics

Rose Bowl Swimmers Rank at Junior Olympics

For the first time ever, the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center’s 13 and older group made it to the top roster at a Junior Olympics meet by placing 4th at the Southern California JO tournament, competing against the best teams in California and Nevada. And Mayfield 8th grader Kate Herrill, an Altadena resident, took 1st place […]

Telling Tales Theatre at the Coffee Gallery March 3

Telling Tales Theatre at the Coffee Gallery March 3

Telling Tales Theatre will have a performance at the Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake Ave., at 7:30 PM Sat., March 3. Telling Tales Theatre is a community-based writing/performance program which seeks to support a network of people of all backgrounds who are committed to shared values of writing and telling autobiography in a creative, […]

Dust of Snow

Dust of Snow

The way a crowShook down on meThe dust of snowFrom a hemlock tree Has given my heartA change of moodAnd saved some partOf a day I had rued. –Robert Frost Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

My $7 Necklace and Thanks for all the Birthday Wishes

My $7 Necklace and Thanks for all the Birthday Wishes

Many thanks for the good wishes. Doing a little writing this morning, then heading out in the garden to mulch. That’s a good day… In the meantime, a long promised picture of my $7 necklace. Please compare it with a photo of the necklace belonging to the Duchess of Cambridge. Cost seven bucks but looks […]

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