Glimpses of S. Pas.


White on White…

White on White…

…on blacktop. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Rebel Artist (#2)

Rebel Artist (#2)

“Mommy, how come we almost never go to the Huntington anymore?” I wasn’t sure how to answer that question. Little Bit and I used to treat nearby San Marino’s Huntington Art Gallery like our own personal hideaway. That membership fee was the best money I could have ever spent on early childhood education. Instead of […]

A Shot of a Shot

A Shot of a Shot

My neighborhood doubled as a movie set again last week. This time, it was for Burt Wonderstone, a film featuring Jim Carrey and Steve Carrell. (No, Mr. Carrey and Mr. Carrell weren’t around for this particular location. If they were, your faithful blogger might have been arrested for stalking.) A crew of about 200 took […]

Winging It

Winging It

Sorry guys. I got nothing today. (But isn’t this a pretty view from my sunroof?) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Madly in Love

Madly in Love

The fact that these ridiculously dramatic, over-the-top pink trees bloom here in February is one of the reasons I could never — not ever — love a place as much as I love Southern California. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Electrical Storm

Electrical Storm

Today is the first of the month, and that means it’s Theme Day for participating City Daily Photo bloggers. Today’s theme is Electricity. I think Dave Barry said it best: “Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking.” Here, […]

Playdate with the Proletariat

Playdate with the Proletariat

One of these dolls will run you upwards of $150, including the dress and the shoes. The other costs $29.95, and she comes with clothes, shoes, a baby brother doll, a storybook and some little plastic chachkas to help care for her brother and manage her long hair. The ritzy one has an exclusive cachet. […]

Room With a View

Room With a View

I tend to look out of this window a lot when I need to think about something. (And sometimes the subject of my thinking renders the scene decidedly more bleak than the sunny, blue-skied view I present today.) I don’t know what it is about antique lace curtains over my 112 year old water glass […]

Dry Spell

Dry Spell

“Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it’s the answer to everything. To ”Why am I here?” To uselessness. It’s the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make […]

Oldies but Goodies

Oldies but Goodies

You never know what you’ll stumble upon when you explore Mission Street’s antique stores. (But can you still buy Tri-X film?) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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