Archive for ‘January, 2013’


My Motto for 2013: Change is Good

My Motto for 2013: Change is Good

Happy New Year, Chaos Crew. It’s 2013– and not soon enough. I ended the year in fitting fashion with a nasty cold and general malaise. Is 2012 over? Apparently so, because yesterday I woke up at dawn to watch the Rose Parade and start the new year with a fresh attitude and hot chocolate. Woo-hoo! […]

Amy’s Own

Amy’s Own

Editor’s Note: There’s a bit of a crunch this week because of the holidays and being in and out of town, so this week’s contribution comes from me. Here is the first chapter of my novel Amy’s Own. Amy’s Own Chapter One “Your father and I were lovers,” the woman tossed lightly over her shoulder, […]

Happy Gnome Year!

Happy Gnome Year!

by Timothy Rutt The Gnome Maker strikes again, for the gnew year (those are glasses and noisemakers, by the way). Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Bad Photos of the B2 Bomber

Bad Photos of the B2 Bomber

Here’s what my iPhone’s zoom lens made of the B2 when it was circling with its buddy over the mountains. (Yes, there were 2 B2’s.) It headed our way. I waited. It was a lot faster than these pictures. Couldn’t hear it ’til it was almost on me. I knew it was going to fly […]

And end of year celebration of history and heritage

And end of year celebration of history and heritage

There are those that think about Early Childhood Development as being mostly works of macaroni glued to paper.  Sometimes true, but there is also academic study that is focused on how Little Ones learn as well as journals like “Teaching Young Children”.  It can be a bit like “New Scientist” with a few fundamental differences. […]

Top ten Altadena stories of 2012

Top ten Altadena stories of 2012

Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Altadena flyover was one of the memorable events of 2012. Photo by Chris Considine. by Timothy Rutt The year 2012 was a very busy year in Altadena: some endings, some new beginnings, and the promise of change to come. Here’s our annual totally biased and opinionated look at the Top 10 Altadena […]

Six, Day One

Six, Day One

First things first! You should be able to see the Tournament of Roses Parade right here. We’ll chat after the parade. ****** I hope you enjoyed the parade! I’ll add links later as I find them.Here’s one already! Dive is watching the Parade in Norwich, England. The first of the year is traditionally a theme […]

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