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Musings for a New School Year

Musings for a New School Year

It’s back to school time. Most of South Pasadena’s kids are putting their noses to the grindstone in SPUSD’s public schools. Others are attending private progressive education schools like Waverly, Waldorf and Sequoyah or the highly academic Polytechnic. Some are in charter schools. A few are homeschooling. A few are even unschooling. But each child [...]

Cool Art

Cool Art

Want a great spot to escape the August heat? Head on over to San Marino to The Huntington Library and Art Collections. Last week I ducked out of the 100 degree blast and into the cool, comforting European Art gallery. (Gainsborough portraits! French marquetry pieces! Really icy air conditioning!!!) Figurative art lovers, be sure to [...]

Chugga Chugga Chugga Chugga

Chugga Chugga Chugga Chugga

The Gold Line tracks sweeping underneath the Oaklawn bridge traverse the same terrain as a bygone Southern California railway. Posting this picture is a great excuse to link to a wonderful collection of photographs from an era when Los Angeles boasted the largest interurban electric passenger rail service in the entire world. Check out the [...]

to look up at the second-floor balcony

to look up at the second-floor balcony

He went back into his own apartment, sauntered in as if he weren’t damning luck. If he’d bumped into her on his return from the box, he could have bungled at his doorway for the key, discovered which apartment she entered. He walked inside, slamming the door after him. It had been years since he’d [...]

Exploring the Medium

Exploring the Medium

Sometimes you really have to experience the artwork from a different perspective. This kid has the right idea … literally joining the exhibit of botanical mobiles created by other children at this summer’s SPACE Art Camp. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

A Twilight Tune

A Twilight Tune

Accompaniment for an approaching night sky… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

When a Staircase is More Than Just a Staircase…

When a Staircase is More Than Just a Staircase…

“Mommy, I promise nobody will mind if I explore up there…” “Sweetie, we have no business up there. People are working in offices up there and we have to go home.” “Maybe they want me to say hello.” “Saying hello is lovely, but we have to go now.” “Maybe somebody is really, really, REALLY having [...]

Protest Picture

Protest Picture

Ours is an age of high resolution, Photoshop and 16 megapixel cameras with automatic settings and high ISO noise reduction. We can preview, delete, edit, sharpen edges and correct noise. We can airbrush every single picture of ourselves we post in social media. We can even shoot a major motion picture on an iPhone, and [...]

Ordinary Place

Ordinary Place

“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” –Elliot Erwitt Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Caption This Photo (#94)

Caption This Photo (#94)

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

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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