My name is Neob and I am from the planet JohBirSo. I have tied Kelly up (for her own good!) and taken over her blog. She will be released depending on how she treats my dog, Precious. You probably know that Kelly shows great indifference to all things four-legged (except CO). Can she be reformed?… Continue reading The Cover Up: A Mountain of Evidence
What is a blog? A blog is a place in which a person can write whatever s/he wants. Only in blog-speak, bloggers aren't writers, they are bloggers and they don't write, they post. The other day, I heard Patt Morrison on the radio refer to the people who comment on her KPCC blog as bloggers.… Continue reading The Disrepute of Blogging
I generally dread summer heat. This year I didn't bother. Why dread it when it is inevitable? Why waste a good, cool spring dreading the white sky and hot temps of Southern California? 2009 Best in Festival, 1st Place - Mucha by Arlou Somo More photos after the jump. If you've never been, the Pasadena… Continue reading Pasadena Chalk Festival 2009
This is the post you've been waiting for. I have bad news. We are all racists. I know, I know. You don't want to be a racist (I don't either). You think it is despicable to demean the humanity of another person, or to think of an entire group of people as inferior. Or perhaps… Continue reading Fussing and Fighting, My Friend
Oh residents of the San Gabriel Valley and adjacent environs--Celebrate spring with us bloggers. Will you be there?
Welcome to Doo Dah 2009. I marched with Thorny Rose Ann Lau and the Great Firewall of China Marching Brigade. Photo by KchristieH. I was a computer with a monitor head and keyboard hands, unfettered by Yahoo, Google and Microsoft. I marched because Shi Tao can't march. Shi Tao is in prison. Photo by Jon… Continue reading Doo Dah Parade 2009
Old, cynical Pasadenan that I am, every year I think to myself, "Oh, the parade. Ho hum." Then it gets to be the 28th or 29th of December, and I feel the anticipation in the air. I find myself on south Raymond Avenue, where a parking spot has miraculously opened up. In true Harriet the… Continue reading Rose Parade 2009: The Prep Edition