Glimpses of S. Pas.


Reading Between the Lines

Reading Between the Lines

In a town as smart, creative and kooky as South Pasadena, you can be sure to find great bumper stickers. (I’m sure all of you will remember my personal favorite.) But what can we make of this unusual directive? Sure, it’s probably from a nifty restaurant on the coast somewhere. But what if it’s code […]

Street Style

Street Style

I definitely don’t look this chic when I walk my dogs. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Collage

Collage

I couldn’t decide whether to focus on the historic house, the curving tree or the wrought iron fence. How about all three? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Snapshot

Snapshot

Taking a picture may not actually stop time, but it definitely snags a moment of it. Push the shutter, and you make an imprint of something elusive. It’s like being a kind of quantum wizard and forcing all those spinning quarks to pause. When I take a picture, I get to slow down life’s mad […]

Settings: Part 25

Settings: Part 25

I just can’t decide on a character for this place… Serial killer with multiple personalities?Manifesto-writing recluse?Rural cousin of the Big Lebowski? Then again, what do you think? Just like all the other times I’ve forced you to put on your director’s hats — if this were the setting for a scene in a movie, what […]

Refill

Refill

It was far too pretty outside to take advantage of Busters‘ charming interior space. But doesn’t it look cool in the late afternoon light? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Happy Hour

Happy Hour

If ghosts ever belly up to a spirit world bar, I doubt they reminisce about the huge events of life. Sure, winning lottery tickets and Academy Award speeches are life’s exclamation points. The winning touchdown, the heroic escape, the artful dodge — they’re loud and exciting. They break things up and flex the adrenals. But […]

Color Coordinated

Color Coordinated

Remember the art director I’ve mentioned before? The imaginary one that seems to move just ahead of me, setting up scenes that are almost too good to be true? Well, he’s been at it again. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Caption this photo (#30)

Caption this photo (#30)

Lunch date for Mr. and Mrs. Invisible? That’s all I’ve got. Anyone else? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

A Quiet Night

A Quiet Night

Walking on a cold, spring night (bristling at the chill, squinting at the colors, wishing after stars and chasing after memories) is sort of like a midnight swim. It’s refreshing, but a little melancholy. Kind of like this… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Fiore

Flintridge Books

Lyd and Mo Photography

Louis Jane Studios

Homage Pasadena

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