Glimpses of S. Pas.


Freckling the Windowpane

Freckling the Windowpane

Remember how I mentioned that I like poetry on rainy days? How about this one, by Eve Merriam: Weather Dot a dot dot dot a dot dotSpotting the windowpane. Spack a spack speck flick a flack fleckFreckling the windowpane. A spatter a scatter a wet cat a clatterA splatter a rumble outside. Umbrella umbrella umbrella [...]

Reminds me of a song…

Reminds me of a song…

…although somehow I doubt it’s what Mitchell Parish had in mind when he wrote the lyrics. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Maybe if you squint…

Maybe if you squint…

Whenever we drive along Fair Oaks my four year old insists the side of this building looks like “robot faces hiding behind trees.” There’s a metaphor in there somewhere. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Stylish Cyclist

Stylish Cyclist

I like the sweater, but I can’t begin to express how much I love those red shoes. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Outside the Box

Outside the Box

I often notice these boxes in front of Fair Oaks Cigars. I really should go in sometime. I don’t smoke cigars but I’m fascinated by cigar culture — mostly because it’s so contrary. (Smoking is rebellious enough in our nonsmoking era, but smoking stogies is so counterculture it’s borderline punk rock.) And yet it’s quaint. [...]

Wooded

Wooded

Today is the first of the month, also known as Theme Day for participating City Daily Photo bloggers. This month’s theme is Wood. This is an obvious photo choice, but can you blame me? As a Tree City, South Pasadena might actually have more trees than people. I can hardly think of a street that [...]

The Blues

The Blues

I think my vintage car series has more blue cars than red ones… but who’s counting? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Non Sequitur

Non Sequitur

As foreboding as this place looks, I swear I heard this when I last drove by. (I love this town.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Wind at your Back

Wind at your Back

This is the view you’d glimpse if you rode your bike along the Arroyo toward the Rose Bowl. It’s something my husband loves to do. And since today is his birthday, I thought he could get a head start on his weekend ride… Happy, happy, happy birthday, Jon! Read the Full Story at Glimpses of [...]

Settings: Part 21

Settings: Part 21

My daughter calls this the melting marshmallow house, so I’m sure if she played our game her scenario would also include giant graham crackers and Hershey bars. What do you think, brilliant readers? If this were the setting for a movie, what would happen here? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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