Glimpses of S. Pas.


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

Seize the Day (Listen to the Shirt)

Seize the Day (Listen to the Shirt)

Simon and Garfunkle once sang that the words of the prophets were written on the subway walls. And we’ve already seen wisdom on a license plate. Well, here the advice comes straight from the back of a T-shirt. I just love the South Pasadena Farmer’s Market. You never know what you’re going to find. Read […]

Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink

I think it’s an old LeBaron. (Not quite this, but definitely in the same family… ) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Maybe…

Maybe…

…the conversation went something like this: “I finally finished it honey,” he said, “I built your dream house.” “No!” She cried, “I said I wanted a house surrounded by orange trees, not an orange house surrounded by trees!” Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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