Tag Archives: Old Town Pasadena

Pasadena Tour Guide: Personal Challenge, Day 32 (10.18.12)

With friends visiting from Germany, I actually had the chance to play tour guide in Old Town Pasadena.  With a quick ride on the Metro Gold Line into Old Town, my friends got their first taste of Pasadena at night…and they loved it. We walked up and down Colorado, searching for the perfect place to eat.  I used my Yelp

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A Double Pleasure in Old Town Pasadena: Personal Challenge, Day 31 (10.17.12)

I love living in a big house but I really hate cleaning it.  I have friends coming to visit this weekend so I really need to clean house.  With all of my activities, I have let certain things go–like the dishes, laundry and dusting.  So once again, I have to opt for a quick food trial adventure today so I

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Chicken Noodle Soup To Cure What Ails You: Personal Challenge, Day 30 (10.16.12)

With an upset stomach (still from the Pastrami the day before) and elevated stress levels from a bad day at work, I decided I needed comfort food.  (Bland comfort food) Before embarking on my next food trial adventure, I stopped off at home to change out of my “teacher” attire and into more weather appropriate (and comfortable) clothing (90 degrees

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I’VE GOT A TICKET TO RIDE: PERSONAL CHALLENGE, DAY 23 (10.9.12)

Today started off great.  The weather cooled down and it finally felt like Fall.  I actually wore a sweatshirt this morning.  I was in a good mood despite my sore body. But then the sun came out and my mood got worse (it must be opposite day).  I had a freak out about finances and rising gas prices.  Since my

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Let’s Go Ride A Bike: Personal Challenge, Day 21 (10.7.12)

Today didn’t exactly start off the way I had planned.  I woke up, ready to participate in CicLAvia, an event that temporarily moves cars from the streets of Los Angeles.  The streets are open to bikers, pedestrians, roller skaters, skateboarders, and joggers.  I was planning on joining a new group of friends in a bike ride through the streets of

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