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Tapping the Third Realm

Tapping the Third Realm

“Tapping the Third Realm” presents the work of 34 artists who deal with ideas of spirituality through four main avenues: conjuring, communication, collaboration and chance. It explores how artists tap into another dimension, whether it be a place of spirits, ideas of heaven, or the collective unconscious. Elements of magic, witchcraft, and profound attention or intuition […]

Who Wants Seconds?

Who Wants Seconds?

Jennie Cook is tall. Along with her height, she brings a smile that makes an entrance. And with that entrance, she brings food. Incredible food. Now all of us can make incredible food, too, with Who Wants Seconds? Sociable Suppers for Vegans, Omnivores & Everyone In Between (Prospect Park Books). From reading her website, her […]

Wine Women & Shoes

Wine Women & Shoes

This year’s Foothill Family Service fundraiser is being put on by the party organization Wine Women & Shoes. It will be held October 23rd at the Maxwell House in Pasadena. Guests can: Sip and discover new wines Shop the latest shoes & accessories Mingle with Sole Men Savor delicious food bites.     We think the […]

Wandering Foot Quilt Guild Boutique

Wandering Foot Quilt Guild Boutique

The Wandering Foot Quilt Guild. Now, that’s a name. A good name. Start your holiday shopping early at this holiday quilt display and boutique October 19th at the Presbyterian Church in Arcadia. There will be opportunity baskets and a quilt give-a-way ($1 raffle), a bake sale, and hundreds of quilts and hand sewn items for […]

The Cuckoo’s Calling

The Cuckoo’s Calling

This extremely likable debut detective novel by JK Rowling (writing as Robert Galbraith) features an up-to-the-minute rant on celebrity, a standard-issue schlubby-but-brilliant detective-with-a-past with a twist, his winsome gal Friday, and a cast of well-drawn, semi-unsavory people as suspects/bad actors. The sympathetic characters get even better treatment, and everyone’s lives are satisfyingly messy, detailed, and […]

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

She couldn’t explain how they did it. The company’s projected stock value had once again soared way over thirty million dollars, and the outlook for 2014 was good. It was as if they’d found their fairy godmother and suddenly their every wish was granted. Only four years ago, they’d been a small family-owned health store […]

Salade Verte

Salade Verte

Salad Ingredients: 4 strips good-quality bacon, uncooked, cut into small pieces 2 ounces Roquefort cheese, crumbled ½ cup green apple, cut into matchsticks (skin on) ¼ cup toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped 6 ounces soft-leafed lettuce, such as mache or butter lettuce, or a spring mix Vinaigrette Ingredients: 2 tablespoons good quality red wine vinegar 1 […]

Lego Club!

Lego Club!

There’s something about how the pieces click into place. About the click being so firm that you can extend the blocks, building a staircase to the stars, an arch for a castle, or a fender, trunk and hood. The Altadena Library once again offers Lego Club. Children from 2 to 13 years of age are […]

Mentally Gifted, Not Disordered

Mentally Gifted, Not Disordered

Dr. Enrico Gnaulati specializes in child and adolescent therapy, assessment, parenting, consultation, couples therapy, and in-depth adult individual therapy. His most recent book is Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. He is having a discussion and book signing this Saturday at Hastings Branch Library. […]

Mission San Gabriel Arcángel

Mission San Gabriel Arcángel

This photo of the Mission San Gabriel Arcángel is circa 1870. The dirt road was part of “El Camino Real” – the 600-mile California Mission Trail connecting the former Atla California’s 21 missions. The Moorish influence of the mission is evidenced by the Buttressed walls, vaulted roof, and fortress-like appearance. The walls are original and […]

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