Glimpses of S. Pas.


About to Rain…

About to Rain…
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Yesterday was beautiful, but you could sense an undercurrent — like a minor chord disrupting a melody. The weatherman says it’s about to rain, but nobody sings it better than Neil Young. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Free Association

Free Association

At first I thought the sign said Tree and I wondered … was this some sort of plein air organic sculpture exhibit? Then I realized it said Free, and I thought why on earth would anyone want a free tree stump? Maybe it was meant to be a deeper message. Maybe it was pointing out […]

Fairytale Detail

Fairytale Detail

Just when I thought I knew every house in South Pasadena, I turned a corner and noticed this one. How could I have missed those wonderful, whimsical shutters? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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

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