Glimpses of S. Pas.


Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort

The rest of the world loves to say that Californians don’t know anything about weather. Sure, we have a lot of days that are mild and sunny. And I’ll grant you that we don’t know much about blizzards. We enjoy an inordinate amount of beautiful days, but like most pretty creatures, California is temperamental. And […]

Devoted

Devoted

It takes a lot of commitment to stand in front of Rite Aid with a donation bucket in 100 degrees… Go to Glimpses of South Pasadena

Unsung Heroes

Unsung Heroes

Smoke from the fires in nearby Angeles National Forest mixed with hot, August winds to create a toxic haze all over the San Gabriel Valley. Lucky for my family, we could hole up indoors. Which makes me appreciate workers like this even more. (Though I don’t think he appreciated me snapping this picture!) Go to […]

Living Space

Living Space

Sometimes I stumble across something that is quintessentially California. Sure, people abandon furniture on streets all over the world. But here — artfully placed right next to a palm under a blast of almost supernaturally bright sunlight, — the sofa looks whimsical and cool. Hopeful, even. In fact, with the mild summer weather of late, […]

Change of Scenery

Change of Scenery

I couldn’t resist posting a shot of another crape myrtle tree in full bloom. Here, the bright flowers blast away everything noir about the South Pasadena library and turn the place into a technicolor extravaganza. Go to Glimpses of South Pasadena

Settings: Part 15

Settings: Part 15

Paging my armchair directors! It’s time for another fun-filled game of imaginary movie making! For my new readers, this is where I stomp my feet like Louis B. Mayer and demand that you come up with a great story for the location. So, don’t let me down, people … if this were a scene in […]

Sitting Pretty

Sitting Pretty

Even with a tarp on top, this red confection takes a fine portrait… Go to Glimpses of South Pasadena

Incarnations

Incarnations

Sometimes people watching can offer glimpses of hidden worlds and even feel a bit like time travel. I’ve mentioned a similar phenomenon a few times before, but doesn’t it seem like these two are versions of the same guy? See how the hip young adult seems to be emerging from the shy teenager? Go to […]

Caption this photo… (#16)

Caption this photo… (#16)

Yeah … I got nothing for this one. Anyone? Go to Glimpses of South Pasadena

It's a Sign…

It's a Sign…

I often look for reasons to drive on Hope Street. It’s a pretty little road, but not particularly noteworthy. Other South Pas streets have bigger landmarks, and flashier houses and larger trees. But I don’t drive on Hope Street for the views … I drive on Hope Street because it’s fun to say to myself, […]

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