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Amy's Playground

Amy's Playground
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In the heart of the Mission West District, Amy’s Playground offers an indoor wonderland for South Pasadena’s adventurous under-six crowd. (And as I’ve mentioned before, this burgeoning demographic group is quite a crowd!) Beyond the old-fashioned toys and boutique gifts in the storefront windows you’ll find nearly 3000 square feet of indoor play space complete […]

Summer's Frills

Summer's Frills

Did I mention crape myrtle trees? It’s hard not to think of them when they line so many South Pas streets. Jacarandas may usher in the season but crape myrtles stay way past the curfew. In fact, they turn late summer into another lingering spring — blossoms last clear into September with shades of dark […]

Stop and Ask

Stop and Ask

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again: it should always be this easy. (As long as we’re on the subject, what is your question?) Go to Glimpses of South Pasadena

Old Trees, Young Love

Old Trees, Young Love

The crape myrtle branches aren’t the only things blooming during these hot summer days… Go to Glimpses of South Pasadena

Branching Out…

Branching Out…

It’s not that South Pasadena is oblivious to the effects of heritage trees. Sure, many or our streets are uneven (take a look at the curb above!) and a lot of clay sewage pipes burst from tangled roots underground. We understand. Trees can cause damage to infrastructure. And on a similar unromantic note, we should […]

Settings: Part 14

Settings: Part 14

Rapunzel! No? Well, then what do YOU think would happen here if this were part of a movie? Go to Glimpses of South Pasadena

Staging

Staging

So, I was wandering around in the hills the other day, hoping to discover something interesting to photograph. I happened upon this scene — teal stucco, what looks like fossilized topiary — and I thought, well, it’s just not quite right, it needs something else… Then the bird landed. Snap! Et, voila… Go to Glimpses […]

Voyeur Sky

Voyeur Sky

You never know what a sunset along the Arroyo will inspire… I was driving the other day when I just had to pull over and admire this view. I noticed two others standing on the trail. One, a woman, had her hands over her mouth in ecstatic surprise. But she wasn’t looking at the sky. […]

Santa, Maybe…

Santa, Maybe…

My little daughter said, “Look, Mommy! When it’s not Christmas, I suppose Santa lives in South Pasadena!” What do you think? Go to Glimpses of South Pasadena

Santa, Mabye…

Santa, Mabye…

My little daughter said, “Look, Mommy! When it’s not Christmas, I suppose Santa lives in South Pasadena!” What do you think? Go to Glimpses of South Pasadena

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Louis Jane Studios

Louis Jane Studios

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