Dispatch from The Scout: "A frenzied funkosis of fire silhouetting shadowy characters against stroboscopic stabs of colored light. Zounds! I finally understood Huckleberry Finn's point of view as he was floating down the river, observing from a distance people and the things they do." Yes, as AP commented on the churchified post below, that was… Continue reading Is This for Real?
At least three or four times a week, someone leaves a flyer (or a business card) on our front door. (Pardon the hand-held fuzziness.) Over the years, there has been a lot of hue and cry about what essentially amounts to the organized distribution of litter in Pasadena. My guess is that this is not… Continue reading Flyers Away
La Pintoresca Library, Pasadena, CA I am a big fan of "La Pint" as library insiders call it. I went there today to return an audio version of On the Road (by Jack Kerouac) that The Scout listened to while on some long drives recently. (He highly recommends it, btw. He loved the work of… Continue reading La Pintoresca Library
UPDATE 30 April 2008: Hop on over to Pasadena's Political Underbelly for more on this. It's unfortunate that the District 1 Community Meeting and the Northwest Commission Meeting are at the same exact time. Especially since the Northwest Commission meeting is soliciting community input (April 9, 6:30 pm, Jackie Robinson Center). Re: the District 1… Continue reading Pasadena’s District 1 Meeting – Update
It's an eerie Monday morning here in Pasadena. The car is covered with ash, and the sunlight filters weird yellow through the dense smoky clouds. For coverage on the Sierra Madre fire, try Sierra Madre 91024 and The FC Blog. See also Flickr photo set here via Yausser. * _ * _ * _ *… Continue reading Pasadena – District 1 Community Meeting