Tucked away on a tiny Pasadena street is a marvelous garden which I knew about but had forgotten. Recently I rediscovered
Have you even spent years pondering a visit to some place only to find that once you finally make the trip, it’s
No doubt I’m repeating myself but once again I have discovered an amazing place, the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena. Yes, that meant battling
I discovered the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden by accident and now marvel at how often all those years ago I drove right past it while commuting to and from work. This private garden is
I confess I don’t know much about Asian art but I was curious to find out more and what better way than to make a trip to Pasadena to see this special place, the USC Pacific Asia Museum. It’s located
I made the short drive to Descanso Gardens in hope of seeing some tulips or daffodils. I hadn’t given up on finding these flowers that I associate with spring. The weather was warm, pushing into the 80 degree mark and the sky was hazy and brown. As I drove along I began to doubt the wisdom of the trip. Perhaps I was already too late. Had I missed spring?
Descanso is located in La Canada Flintridge, just to the northwest of Pasadena. The garden isn’t the well-manicured type like The Huntington. My destination garden has a relaxed feel. You won’t find pristine lawns and 18th century statues here. What I did find was