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Poetry & Cookies

Poetry & Cookies

Malware found me one prolific night. Stole my words, my voice, my malapropisms, illiterating them from memory yet holding them for ransom, for real. Pay in bit coins the red pop-up page demanded, by a certain date after which the price will rise. I examine my maladjusted bank account and draw my optical conclusion: Byte […]

Lemon Ricotta Flaxseed Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Flaxseed Pancakes

Sundays are meant for pancakes. And crossword puzzles and Netflix. But more importantly, pancakes. These lemon ricotta flaxseed pancakes are delicious and a nice change to the bisquik-style pancakes. They are creamy with a subtle lemon flavor. I made a double batch so I could have extra batter for the next day. They’re so good. […]

Scaling the Big Trucks

Scaling the Big Trucks

Do you remember being a 3½ foot 5-year-old? Besides playing with your friends, your toys, or the family dog, your days were about looking up. Looking up at your parents, your teacher, the tree branch you wanted to reach, even the dang sink! Dreaming of the time you’d no longer need the step-stool to wash […]

Claudia & Suzanne Visit the Huntington

Claudia & Suzanne Visit the Huntington

Two Sequoyah School parents we know, Claudia Bailey and artist Suzanne O’Shea, went on separate occasions for an outing at the Huntington. We hope you feast on their pictures and plan your next visit! Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino 91108 Hours: Wednesday-Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $23-$25, adults; $10-$21, seniors […]

Earth Day: Festival, Celebration, March & Ride

Earth Day: Festival, Celebration, March & Ride

Perhaps this year, Earth Day is more paramount than ever. And there’s no shortage of activities… Friday, April 21: Bike-In Movie Free screening of the movie “Bikes vs Cars”. Ride your bike to the event for that Drive-In Theater feeling. Bring your own picnic. Bikes vs Cars is a documentary about the bike and what […]

Castle Green, Historic Architecture on Mother’s Day

Castle Green, Historic Architecture on Mother’s Day

Need a Mother’s Day idea? Take mom on an architectural self-tour at historic Castle Green for Mother’s Day. On May 14, guests to Castle Green can tour one of Pasadena’s most iconic locations: the Moorish and Turkish Rooms, as well as the Grand Salon. Perhaps sip a lemonade on the veranda and check out the progress […]

Poetry Within Reach & Poetry Pioneers

Poetry Within Reach & Poetry Pioneers

The City of Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek issued a Proclamation: Whereas to observe this month and celebrate the cultural riches our community has to offer, five of the Pasadena Rose poets will be reading… To celebrate National Poetry Month. Five of the Pasadena Rose Poets—Gerda Govine Ituarte, Marcia Arrieta, Teresa Mei Chuc, Hazel Clayton Harrison, […]

“Off the Wall” Art to Benefit the Armory

“Off the Wall” Art to Benefit the Armory

The Armory Center for the Arts auction ends April 21 at noon PST. The “Off the Wall” Gala will be held the following evening. Proceeds from the online auction go to CMA’s art classes, 80% of which serve socio-economically disadvantaged youth and families. Fifty-one pieces of art under $1,000 are looking for a place on […]

Kids in the Kitchen Summer Camp

Kids in the Kitchen Summer Camp

Chef Michelle Hohman has created a casual, simple, welcoming space at Urban Kitchen. She teaches pasta making classes, and classes about seafood and steak, mastering souffles, and even “skills for crafting meals.” And, not only for adults. With summer arriving shortly, if you have a young’un who has shown deftness in the kitchen—or perhaps does […]

Catch-22

Catch-22

Catch-22 A touch, a kiss A blink, a shrug A twitch, a curve A wink, a swerve A tilt, a shake A turn, a veer A rub, a rustle A look, a gaze I’d be damned if this is not a bait! A walk, a trot A gazelle, a deer A river, a lake A […]

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