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Through a Carvellas Eye

Through a Carvellas Eye
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Artist Kate Carvellas creates assemblages and paints. We are in awe of her productivity. And, she has an intriguing eye…                         ~~~     Kate Carvellas, in her own words: I am a self-taught artist who lives and creates in Pasadena, CA.  In 2004, […]

Cactus Woe

Cactus Woe

We’re calling this “Cactus Woe” as we may be the only person on the planet that manages to kill cacti. Going back decades to a lovely specimen we had sophomore year at UCSB when we lived off-campus in a small house in Isla Vista, we were the doubting “Thomas” amidst three other young women—a Catholic, […]

The Delicacy of Light, of Petals

The Delicacy of Light, of Petals

A Matilija Poppy, Romneya coulteri.   The photo of the week, by Lois P. Jones – poet, essayist, editor, and host of Pacifica Radio’s “Poet’s Café” (KPFK 90.7 fm).      

Make Music by Lyd & Mo

Make Music by Lyd & Mo

Lydia and Mo of Lyd & Mo Photography hung out at Make Music Pasadena this last Saturday before heading up to Hsi Lai Temple in Hacienda Heights. They were kind enough to share their photos of the day, and their commentary…           Kera and The Lesbians opened the show on the […]

Lyd & Mo @ CicLAvia

Lyd & Mo @ CicLAvia

Many thanks to Lyd and Mo Cee of Lyd & Mo Photography for sharing the pictures they took around downtown Pasadena during CicLAvia. Enjoy…   Lyd & Mo Photography 27 N. Mentor Ave. Pasadena 91106. Tel.: 626.652.8302. LydandMo.com                            

In the Garden

In the Garden

Thanks to Mary and Patrick Gothard for sharing pictures from Altadena Community Garden where they have a plot. Altadena Community Garden, 3333 Lincoln Ave., Altadena 91011, adjacent to Loma Alta Park.           Learn more at AltadenaCommunityGarden.com.                               […]

Peafowl!

Peafowl!

Our thanks to Pasadena resident and Chorale Bel Canto member Claudia Bailey who, year to year, year after year, faithfully records the lives of the local, wild peafowl… (as in peacocks)….                                  

Day Trips L.A.

Day Trips L.A.

Thanks once again to Ralph DeFelice for allowing Hometown Pasadena to re-publish a few of his stunning photos from the many adventures he’s taken with his two kids. We highly recommend checking out his blog Day Trips LA. Day trips and road trips are spectacularly photographed and posts include address, contact info, drive time, cost, […]

Bees, Glorious Bees

Bees, Glorious Bees

It was late afternoon. The time of day when the light becomes crisp, and shadows lengthen and darken, colors pop. We came upon an adorable home with flowers blooming, all in rows, proper yet unruly at the same time.       We also saw a faux beehive…     The number on the sign […]

Bungalow Photo Op

Bungalow Photo Op

Are you a bungalow lover? Are you planning on attending this year’s Bungalow Heaven Home Tour? If you do, take pictures! If they’re lovely, will you share them with HP readers? We hope so! New this year is a trolley, which offers a 45-minute narrated, air-conditioned bus tour of the Landmark District Architecture. Times: 12:30, […]

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