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I Have a New Blog!

I Have a New Blog!

I’ll start blogging very soon at my new site — visit me here. I’m still deciding what my new blog will be but in the meantime I’ll report from a trip to the Midwest to visit family April 9 to 27. Read the Full Story at Pasadena PIO

Clear Skies Predicted for Our Bloggers Picnic!

Clear Skies Predicted for Our Bloggers Picnic!

Actually the forecast is for cloudy skies during the day with a slight chance of rain in the evening. That means it’ll be clear! Many thanks to the Altadena blogs for organizing the picnic again this year:AltadenablogAltadena HikerAltadena Above It AllOpen Mouth Insert Fork Read the Full Story at Pasadena PIO

We Partied Anyway!

We Partied Anyway!

UPDATE — Below I misspelled (or squished together) the wonderful bakery/restaurant. It’s Euro Pane (thank you, Cafe Pasadena). The mystery woman standing next to Jervey Tervalon is Georgia Jeffries (thank you, Larry Wilson). LitFest Pasadena was rained out on Friday, but the planned after-party for organizers went on anyway at Europane on Colorado between Euclid [...]

Farmers Market Colors

Farmers Market Colors

While recuperating in Jamul from my most recent surgery, I went with family to a farmers market in San Diego. A couple of photos were keepers, including the berries above and whatever that is below! Here’s a long shot of the farmers market, with San Diego Bay in the background: Now I’m back in the [...]

I’ll See You in March

I’ll See You in March

I’ll be out of commission until early March due to another major surgery that I’m having on Feb. 2. Please say a prayer, and I’ll see you around the corner! Read the Full Story at Pasadena PIO

The Best Friends in the World

The Best Friends in the World

I couldn’t ask for better friends in the whole, wide world! Last night at the home of Paul and Margie Grossman, some of the friends who made it possible for me to ride on the Kiwanis International Float in the Rose Parade gathered for a dinner and debriefing with me about my experiences. It was [...]

More Kiwanis International Float Photos

More Kiwanis International Float Photos

Many thanks to Isabel Chavez for the photo above and the next one below. And many thanks also to Kathy Hernandez for this one (she was something like nine stories up!): See more here and here: Read the Full Story at Pasadena PIO

I Love a (Rose) Parade!

I Love a (Rose) Parade!

Well, yesterday was quite simply a dream come true and the thrill of a lifetime! Thanks to a group of wonderful and generous friends, I rode on the Kiwanis International float in the Rose Parade (see this post for background). That’s me waving to the right of horse in the photo above. The day before [...]

A One-horse Open Sleigh!

A One-horse Open Sleigh!

Thanks to a couple of dozen generous friends, I’m going to be in the Rose Parade — on the Kiwanis International float. Here are some of those fantastic folks, who made a very generous collective donation to the float committee to make this happen: Left to right, seated: Paddy Hurley, yours truly, Kevin Uhrich.Second row: [...]

Remembering Bob O’Rourke

Remembering Bob O’Rourke

Bob O’Rourke passed away yesterday. He was a great friend. When I first knew him he was the director of public relations at Caltech, then he moved up in the world and became the vice president of public relations there. Bob called me on Jan. 2, 1991 — my first day on the job as [...]