After my last post, sommayous might've thought I'd still be in Oregon. But I'm home! Here's proof: Hmm. Looks quite a bit like this from my June 2008 post, wouldn't you say? Dyslexia? These two walls are opposite each other on Montana St. just east of Lincoln Avenue. Quite near my house. Why I persist… Continue reading Welcome Home!
I thought you might like to see the trash can post-graffiti abatement: The ARTS bus sign has not yet received any civic attention. Looks like things are tough for ARTS bus signs elsewhere (south Raymond Ave. just north of Glenarm): "Leave no surface clean" is the motto, I guess.
I took the ARTS bus to City Hall. A sign of hope: Somebody used a USPS sticker to tag the ARTS bus stop sign. Easier to remove! It's the Pasadena Way to have a meeting outside the meeting: As I walked toward city council chambers, a pan flute was playing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." A… Continue reading While You Were Watching City Council…
But first, a bit about Santa Monica. I celebrated Father's Day by taking my dad to Santa Monica, the town that maintains a firing squad for anyone caught smoking anywhere. We sat on the patio sidewalk in front of this place, and my dad asked the waiter server if he could smoke. He knew the… Continue reading The First Graffiti of Summer