Archive for ‘May, 2012’


Partial Eclipse of the Tree

Partial Eclipse of the Tree

Surely you know about Sunday’s solar eclipse. The internet was lit up with it and people all over the world took stunning photos. It was exciting here in Pasadena, too, where the eclipse was merely partial. When the moon got in the sun’s way it altered our light, raking it low and gold across porches […]

Altadena Christian Children’s Center hosts Dr. Nancy Pine at All Saints

Altadena Christian Children’s Center hosts Dr. Nancy Pine at All Saints

Altadena Christian Children’s Center and the Children Youth & Families Department of All Saints Church invite you to a wine and cheese reception for Dr. Nancy Pine, author of Educating Young Giants. This new book speaks to a critical arena of growth and change in education today, by comparing American and Chinese elementary and high […]

It’s off to the archives and more

It’s off to the archives and more

Love writing to you, truly I do.  But this week I’m off  doing some research.  I’ll be giving a talk at The Blacker House on June 26.  It’s one of the At Home Series Event coordinated by Pasadena Museum of History. I’ll primarily be talking about some of the earliest days of Pasadena via the […]

Will flags flutter this Memorial Day on the Glendale-Hyperion bridge?

Will flags flutter this Memorial Day on the Glendale-Hyperion bridge?

Photo by Clinton Steeds/Flickr Memorial Day came and went last year without any American flags waving from the Glendale-Hyperion bridge as they have in years past. Last year, the city lacked the money to install the flags on the span linking Atwater Village and Silver Lake in time for the holiday, explained a spokesman for Tom […]

Are the Girl Scouts and the Catholic Church headed for splitsville?

Are the Girl Scouts and the Catholic Church headed for splitsville?

A group of Girl Scouts at a Capitol Hill event earlier this year. Credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Girl Scouts of The Girls Scouts of America are celebrating their centennial but the Catholic Church may be absent from the festivities. According to The Christian Science Monitor the U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops has opened an […]

Democratic senators go after Facebook co-founder for avoiding taxes, but Republicans call foul

Democratic senators go after Facebook co-founder for avoiding taxes, but Republicans call foul

Eduardo Saverin, co-founder of Facebook attends the 7th Annual Common Sense Media Awards honoring Bill Clinton at Gotham Hall on April 28, 2011 in New York City. Credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Common Sense Media In September of 2011, Eduardo Saverin, one of the co-founders of Facebook, renounced his United States citizenship and eight months […]

Eating Our Words: – RSVP Deadline is Monday, May 21st!!!!

Eating Our Words:  – RSVP Deadline is Monday, May 21st!!!!

Sure, everyone eats and drinks but if you’re the kind of person who also lives, breathes, and reads all things gustatory, you’ll want to make note of the first (and subsequent) summer session of Eating Our Words: A Sustainable Evening with Kevin West and Alejandro Artigas Poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi and gallerist Heather Taylor started the reading series, […]

tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm

tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm

“A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease.” –John Muir Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Zen Monday: #197

Zen Monday: #197

I don’t know. That’s why I post it on Monday. I’m hoping maybe you know. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

A Garden Tea for Literacy

A Garden Tea for Literacy

Sitting in a garden on a lovely Spring afternoon reading a good book. Putting down the book to take a sip of your tea, then picking up your journal to write a few lines. To many people, inserting themselves into this scene would be like experiencing a little piece of heaven. Unfortunately, for too many […]

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