Archive for ‘June, 2013’


Seeking Spirits with J. Michael Walker

Seeking Spirits with J. Michael Walker

A lot goes on in J. Michael Walker’s work. You need time, a moment, maybe a little stillness and quiet to take it all in, to hear the birds, to feel the rustle of the wind, the ache of years, the magic of life, to be infused by the characters and souls he nurtures to […]

Is sleeping apart good for couples?

Is sleeping apart good for couples?

Could sleeping in separate beds be better for relationships?; Credit: Pam Gradwell/Flickr Whether it’s because of differing sleeping schedules, uncomfortable beds, or the classic snoring problem, more couples are asking for their own sleeping space.  National Sleep Foundation surveys have found that the number of couples who sleep in separate bedrooms is increasing. In fact, it’s […]

Losing her Shadow: neighborhood dogs kill disabled woman’s companion

Losing her Shadow: neighborhood dogs kill disabled woman’s companion

by Timothy Rutt Lynn Walker, center, talks to Altadena Library board members David Datz, left, and Dale Casella in this 2010 file photo by Laura Monteros. Shortly after taking a fall at her Altadena home, Lynn Walker, a special education teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District, began losing muscle function. In 2009, she […]

Near the ones we love

Near the ones we love

Our daughter and grand daughters are coming to town this week, so I’ll not be posting on Pasadena Latina until at least next Monday.   Don’t know exactly what we’ll do while they are here, but I am sure we’ll be spending time together.   So it seemed fitting that I share the following images […]

Mrs. Fenyes and the Movies (Part 1 of 4): Los Angeles

Mrs. Fenyes and the Movies (Part 1 of 4): Los Angeles

By Sheryl Peters Eva Fenyes came to Pasadena in 1896, attracted by the temperate climate, the beautiful landscape, and the quality of light which is so unique to Southern California. Eva was a watercolor artist and a patron of the arts, commissioning and collecting work to be hung in the mansion she built at 170 […]

Zen Monday #248

Zen Monday #248

Good to know. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Nicole’s in South Pas

Nicole’s in South Pas

You may think of Nicole’s as a great place to have a Croque Monsieur (or a Croque Nicole!), or to pick up a thick slice of Pâté de Campagne and thin slices of prosciutto to go along with a crusty baguette. But have you looked between the shelves? Have you ventured past the tables, the […]

Gamble House: Upstairs-Downstairs

Gamble House: Upstairs-Downstairs

Being “in service.” In other words, allowing the wealthy to live and thrive, be gay and socialize, while others toil. Over the millennia and in every corner of the world, men, women, and children have been enslaved, indentured, or in the employ of others—”in service” to those who couldn’t, wouldn’t, or can’t imagine themselves washing […]

Funky Punks for Kids

Funky Punks for Kids

“Jugglers, dancers, stilt-walkers, puppeteers, trampoline tricksters, super-slippery table sliders, the human body, and even a plunger!” These are the Funk Punks. They are the kids entertainment section of the Troubadour Theater Company, an “interactive, physical comedy clown troupe.” There will be a pre-concert KidZone and the food court will feature Saavy Ranch Catering, 7ate9, Koolfruit, […]

Strangelove & Depeche Mode

Strangelove & Depeche Mode

The party’s in the Plaza. The Plaza at the Pasadena Convention Center during their Music on the Plaza Series. Friday, June 28th, the tribute band Strangelove that supposedly has four members that not only sound, but also look like the real members of Depeche Mode. They are said to deliver a “fun and staggeringly authentic […]

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