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Olympic Dreams

Olympic Dreams

You could feel the hope and determination at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center yesterday as dozens of San Gabriel Valley kids practiced their strokes and imagined their own gold medals. Here’s to all the future champions. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

There Are Time Machines All Around Us

There Are Time Machines All Around Us

(Look! I caught one waiting at the railroad tracks!) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

the fig tree languisheth…

the fig tree languisheth…

The Bible sure mentions palm trees a lot. I barely remember this part of my Lutheran elementary school education. In fact, what I remember most about my school Bible studies is the fact that my 6th grade teacher Mrs. Lange told me that I would burn in hell if I kept passing notes to David [...]

Pondering on a Summer Morning

Pondering on a Summer Morning

There are flowers on the table, coffee is brewing and the parrots are gathering in the camphor trees above my house. I know it’s the big things in life that we always remember — the births and deaths and graduations, the promotions and colossal failures and serendipitous acts of grace. But I wish we’d remember [...]

Yet Another Shameless Birthday Post!

Yet Another Shameless Birthday Post!

Screw cake, where’s my champagne?! It’s my birthday, and I hereby grant permission for all readers to take the day off and have a party. Speaking of birthdays, Glimpses of South Pasadena turned 4 years old this month. That’s 1473 posts and pictures as of today. (Hey bartender! Make mine a double!) Thanks for being [...]

Caption This Photo (#92)

Caption This Photo (#92)

Hmmm… Got Pagans? No, that’s not it. Joan of Arc fired her realtor when he showed her the home with THIS backyard patio… Nope, that’s not quite right, either. Anyone? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Trippy Dustbusters

Trippy Dustbusters

Who says cleaning house can’t be artistic? Or, at least weird? You, too, can pick up one of these psychedelic creatures, er, feather dusters in the cleaning section of Ralphs. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

The Goddess Lounge

The Goddess Lounge

“Ok. So I’m on my way to The Goddess Lounge, the coffee house/knitting salon/menstrual palace that Fox News calls, ‘A man-hating elevator to hell, another example of debauched LA, a sinful hideaway for modern-day polytheists and the Hollywood types who forever confuse spiritual wholeness with liberal narcissism.’ Yeah. It’s not a good morning.” Thus begins [...]

The Most Mysterious Cabinet in the World!

The Most Mysterious Cabinet in the World!

Hey, does that thing belong to Dr. Caligari? I’m betting there are wizard hats, magic wands and a few books by Linda Goodman stored in there. What do you guys think? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

All the World’s a Stage…

All the World’s a Stage…

Ever feel daunted by the sheer heft of a book of Shakespeare? Never fear, fine people, the wacky comic masters at Metamorphosis Theatre Company have streamlined the canon. Opening tomorrow night, July 21, at Fremont Centre Theatre, The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) offers a madcap, family-friendly rendition of the bard’s tragedies, histories, comedies, sonnets [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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