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Musing

Musing

I’m extremely fond of this image. I took it a few months ago at the South Pasadena ArtsFest and I’ve probably pulled it up on the computer at least a hundred times since then. I never seem to be able to write about exactly why I like it so much or what I think it [...]

Portal

Portal

Maybe it’s just a 1920s river rock porch but I think this spooky entryway is a portal to another dimension. (But where?) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Unseated

Unseated

That must have been quite a game of musical chairs. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Caption this photo (#22)

Caption this photo (#22)

I need help with this one… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Kind Art

Kind Art

I’ve featured this mural before. It was painted by girl scouts many years ago and still brightens the small tunnel under the overpass near lower Arroyo Park. “It is not enough to give signals,” Enzo Cucchi once said about art. “Things can only ever last if they have functioned as signs.” Read the Full Story [...]

Overheard…

Overheard…

As I walked past the lovely Mike and Anne’s restaurant and bar on Mission, I heard a snippet of conversation rise up through the cool jazz and clinking glasses. “He’s always so funny,” a woman said. “That must be nice.” “Sure, he makes me laugh,” another woman said, “but I don’t know if it’s going [...]

Fall Foliage, South Pas Style (#3)

Fall Foliage, South Pas Style (#3)

It was a sunny 75 degrees yesterday. Similar weather is expected today. I really like Southern California’s interpretation of autumn. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Synchronicity

Synchronicity

I opened an old notebook and a page fell out. It was something I copied down a long time ago, scribbled among other scribbles copied down a long time ago. It was a poem, written by someone named Pixie Foudre: Browsing the dim back cornerOf a musty antique shopOpened an old book of poetryAngels flew [...]

Trick of the Light

Trick of the Light

Add a little neon to a dark night and suddenly a perfectly ordinary parking garage becomes a potential film noir setting. Which reminds me of a great quote…. “I didn’t know they were doing film noir,” Marie Windsor once said. “I thought they were doing detective stories with low lighting.” Read the Full Story at [...]

History carved in … asphalt

History carved in … asphalt

When the Arroyo Parkway (now known as the 110 or Pasadena Freeway) opened in December of 1940, it was hailed as a marvel of modern motoring. While the Pennsylvania Turnpike staked the claim of first United States freeway (opening in October of 1940,) the Arroyo Parkway came in a close second. In fact, some historians [...]

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