Archive for ‘January, 2013’


Art Center PAGES

Art Center PAGES

A set of books, all copies of The Secret Garden, bound in different colors, are opened to an oval cutout, inside of which are layered, detailed, exquisite gardens in different palettes (Susan Sironi). A sea of paper is somehow attached to the wall, pages upon pages upon pages, voluminous, overflowing, massive, moving though not moving (Echiko […]

Polly Frost: Bad Role Models

Polly Frost: Bad Role Models

The following is from an official release: Born in Pasadena and raised until the age of fifteen in Altadena, Polly Frost is a New York City writer. She returns to Altadena on Sunday, February 10th with her one-person show, “Bad Role Models and What I Learned from Them.” “People talk all the time about the […]

Katrina Kenison: The Gift of an Ordinary Day

Katrina Kenison: The Gift of an Ordinary Day

“Watching my sons growing and changing so visibly, almost from one day to the next, I sensed something in me breaking loose and changing as well, something no less powerful for being invisible. It was almost as if, having strived for years for predictable comforts, urban conveniences, and security of our well-established routines, I was […]

Zen Monday: #228

Zen Monday: #228

I realize the picture is huge. I hope it doesn’t take too long to load. I just want to make sure you can read it. Oh, I love my Monday Zen. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Noir Food & Wine on a Winter’s Day

Noir Food & Wine on a Winter’s Day

Early on in the day, writing at the computer in my north-facing apartment, which means it was near cold enough to snow, my hands were hardly able to find the appropriate keys. This was despite the fact that the heat was roaring (though since the heater is in the hallway and faces the bathroom and […]

Mystery History No. 7

Mystery History No. 7

Where are we? And what’s happening? This photo was taken on Nov. 26, 1952. Members of the Shakespeare Club of Pasadena pose in costume for the club’s American Heritage Day pageant. Left to right are Mrs. Don C. McMillan (wife of Pasadena’s city manager at the time), Mrs. I. William King, Miss Helen C. Houson, Mrs. Anne […]

Random Thoughts on the Golden Globes, Cleavage and the Possibility of Hair Plugs on Kevin Costner

Random Thoughts on the Golden Globes, Cleavage and the Possibility of Hair Plugs on Kevin Costner

This look never left his face for three hours. Scary Mel. Ah, the Golden Globes. Last year, I was forced to watch because of ill health. But this year. I felt compelled to support Tina and Amy and the rest of The Girls. (and, ahem,  the girls…) So, without further adieu…. A genuinely funny opening […]

Bulletin Board: 2013 Arroyo Seco Workshop seeking applicants

Bulletin Board: 2013 Arroyo Seco Workshop seeking applicants

Christopher Nyerges Submitted by Carmela Gomes Scheduled for two Saturdays, February 9 and 23, 2013, The River Runs Through It: Charles Lummis and the Culture of the Arroyo Seco registration is open.  This hands on interactive workshop includes the participation of Wilderness Way Magazine, the Arroyo Seco Foundation, the Audubon Center at Debs Park, the […]

Altadena Junction: Aveson’s big move

Altadena Junction: Aveson’s big move

Our weekly column in the Pasadena Sun is up: Aveson’s big move, and don’t forget the deadline is near for Poetry & Cookies at the Library!Related articles Aveson will open new campus at Altadena/Lincoln building this fall Top ten Altadena stories of 2012 Chamber names Michele Zack, Altadena Hardware the best of the year "A […]

Navel Gazing

Navel Gazing

Boz at Devil’s Gate Dam, October 2009 City Daily Photo didn’t have a theme day on January 1st, so today we’re celebrating The Festival of the Belly Button by contemplating our navels. The question I’m to ask myself is, over the time I’ve been blogging, how has my photography changed?   Boz has eyelashes, November […]

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