Monthly Archives: January 2018

I Want My Polka Music TV!

When I purchased my first Roku about 8 years ago I quickly became convinced that it was the best $60 I had ever spent. The house I moved into in the mid-1990s was wired throughout it’s three floors for cable, … Continue reading

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Best Buttermilk Pancakes on the Planet!

I’ve been making brunch lately, and these are the lightest, most delicious pancakes ever! The fellas love them with hash browns. And no, there is no substitute for the buttermilk – so throw on your coat, go to the store … Continue reading

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Hog Wild with Eagles Fever!

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Looking Up – The Witherspoon Building

The Witherspoon Building was built for the Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath School  between 1895 and 1897 by architect Joseph Huston. It’s a magnificent building worthy of craning your neck while strolling down the 1300 block of Walnut Street. This … Continue reading

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Free Movies – Catch Them While You Can!

There is a new station available for the Roku, and if you’re interested, I would install it on your box and watch it’s offerings as soon as possible.

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Apple Fritter Bread

I made this Apple Fritter Bread on Saturday afternoon as an incentive to drag myself out of bed at the crack of dawn on Sunday to hit up the grocery store before Eagles fans descended on it en masse to … Continue reading

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Bar & Lounge

 

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Fun with a Free Photo Editor

I fired up the free, cross-platform, image editing software known as GNU Image Manipulation Program or GIMP and had a bit of fun with this photo I shot of an industrial building at the corner of 12th and Jackson in … Continue reading

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Roxy Theater

 

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Quinoa and Roasted Vegetables

In an attempt to eat healthier/undo damage from the holidays/take something other than a ham sandwich to work when you’re brown bagging it – I give you quinoa and roasted vegetables! The great thing is that you can do different … Continue reading

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Forlorn Fella on a Ford

Here’s another example of the urban phenomena we refer to as Truck Mascots. Truck Mascots are discarded stuffed animals that are usually lashed to the grills of large industrial trucks although this one is attached to a work van. This … Continue reading

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Looking South – Bike on 9th

Spotted this jazzed up bike on 9th Street – on closer inspection, two of the 45s were Nat King Cole, the third being Clyde McCoy. Unfamiliar with McCoy, I turned to Wikipedia: Clyde Lee McCoy[1] (December 29, 1903 – June … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Leaving Netflix

I have a few more thoughts bouncing around my brain pan on cancelling my Netflix subscription which I thought I would share with you. I have been a Netflix subscriber since the end of the 20th Century and practically all of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Elvis!

Today would have been The King’s 83rd birthday, and since the Boy is a huge fan – we thought we’d celebrate with a little chocolate cake! Sure, I could have made a grilled peanut butter and banana sandwich, or the … Continue reading

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