Archive for ‘May, 2012’


Ninja Playground

Ninja Playground

“Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.” –Sun Tzu Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Home Improvement Tip: Call it Oyster, not Taupe

Home Improvement Tip: Call it Oyster, not Taupe

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the future of The Chaos Chronicles, in the sense that soon, with one son in college and only one son at home, my life would not actually be that Chaotic. Maybe I should transition now to The Calm Chronicles or The Now What Chronicles? Then, last week happened and I […]

Signs

Signs

These signs adorn the Pasadena Furniture Company on Rosemead, south of the 210 freeway. I’ve posted at least one photo of this building before. (Where are these photos? Who knows? I didn’t categorize them under “signs,” “shopping” or “Pasadena Furniture Company” so it’s anybody’s guess.) I like the juxtaposition of signs here: old, newer, and […]

Back at it

Back at it

by Timothy Rutt We just spent 72 glorious hours away from the computer, enjoying the sun and surf at Catalina Island Camps with the family, and not even checking in. We love our work, but it was grounding and refreshing to spend some time away. Expect many updates throughout the day as we catch up! […]

Echo Park traffic takes a holiday

Echo Park traffic takes a holiday

Photo courtesy Beth Zeigler Memorial Day found Sunset Boulevard virtually free of traffic this morning. Beth Zeigler sent in the above photo taken through a windshield at the normally traffic-clogged intersection of Sunset and Echo Park Avenue. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Sheila E plays the Playboy

Sheila E plays the Playboy

Sheila E. Credit: Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images for Global Green Sheila Escovedo, known by her stage name Sheila E., is an American drummer and percussionist, perhaps best known for her work with Prince, George Duke and Ringo Starr. Sheila E was born into and raised around musical royalty. She is the daughter of percussionist Pete Escovedo, […]

Flower Interlude (#6)

Flower Interlude (#6)

(Thanks for spending time in the posies with me for the last few days.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Deja Brew

Deja Brew

Here’s a fine kettle of caffeine (and more awnings for Susan): I’m such a pro that although I’ve been blogging daily since 1/1/08 and I didn’t know until yesterday that Blogger saves my photos to Picasa. Sometimes it saves four or five copies, and now my Picasa album is so full I can’t upload new […]

Take a Nibble: It’s Yours

Take a Nibble: It’s Yours

For two years, Pasadena Community Gardens has worked towards creating “eco-friendly, edible, and sustainable community gardens.” Ground breaks on the site of former California Governor Henry Harrison Markham’s ranch house on Pasadena Avenue, north of Bellefontaine Street. The event on Saturday, June 9th, from 9 a.m.-noon, will be the kickoff for a $80,000 fundraising campaign. […]

Pre-Olympic Water Polo: U.S. vs Croatia

Pre-Olympic Water Polo: U.S. vs Croatia

It’s the road to London, and it’s stopping at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center for one night. This Friday, June 1st, the U.S. Men’s Olympic Water Polo team will have an exhibition game against the Croatian Men’s Olympic team. Both teams are considered gold medal contenders and there seems to exist a “fierce rivalry” between […]

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