Glimpses of S. Pas.


Caption this photo (#26)

Caption this photo (#26)

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Car(pe) Diem

Car(pe) Diem

So, let’s lighten up after a particularly heavy week, shall we? Just look at this sweet ride, perched on top of a hill on a perfect South Pas winter morning. Since it’s Friday today, I say we all play hooky. Crank up the stereo and go, go, go… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of […]

Groundswell

Groundswell

The scenes of devastation in Haiti hardly seem real. As a resident of Southern California — another tectonically unpredictable region — this story hits too close to home. I can hardly process this kind of news. An entire city leveled by an earthquake in a matter of seconds? Thousands dead and dying beneath tons of […]

Bad News

Bad News

This is the front page of today’s South Pasadena Review. It leads with a story about South Pasadena police chief Dan Watson’s decision to retire. Does this announcement surprise anyone after the shameful treatment he received from the South Pasadena City Council? (You can read my first post about this issue here.) The story goes […]

Eavesdropping

Eavesdropping

After the day’s chaos settles down, an ambient lullaby lulls the city to sleep. It’s a wonderfully ordinary collection of sounds — a lonely dog whining on a back porch, a loose muffler sputtering up a hill, the nearby thunk of a car door, the distant wail of a siren. And sometimes, you’ll hear a […]

Aerobic

Aerobic

I felt a little guilty hanging out at the top of this hill while the runner on the right huffed and puffed up from the bottom. People all over town are lacing up new sneakers and keeping those new year’s resolutions. Me? I just take more pictures… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South […]

Settings: Part 20

Settings: Part 20

I’ll admit this one is a little unusual for my favorite game, but indulge me a bit and play along. Tell me, dear readers … if this happened to be the location for a scene in a movie, what would happen here? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Slow Down

Slow Down

(Good advice for the weekend.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Work Song

Work Song

I had the car windows rolled down on yet another mild January afternoon. While I waited for a light to change at Huntington and Fair Oaks I heard one of these men singing. It was something lovely. Melodious. And I wondered … what’s that poem? That one about the workers singing? It was this one: […]

Low Tech

Low Tech

Who needs a high definition flat screen when you can just sit along the Arroyo at sunset? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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