Author Archives: Joe_Williams

Happy Thanksgiving!

I am truly thankful for all of the blessings bestowed upon my family and me. I am also thankful that I work at an old printer that has a terrific stash of vintage clipart. That’s where I scored the beauty … Continue reading

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Up on the Roof

Along Broad Street in South Philadelphia

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Look-Out Sister!

This is a fascinating curio from the late 1940s that I discovered on the Internet Archive channel on my Roku box. It’s a low budget Western featuring an all black cast and starring The King of the Jukebox — Louis … Continue reading

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When I was 21…

A warning sign attached to a fairly scary bar in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia was the inspiration for this year’s anniversary card.

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A Chat with Christopher Lee

Being that Halloween is right around the corner I thought I would share this odd but delightful rarity that I discovered while fishing for something to watch on my Roku. If you are unfamiliar with the Roku, I’ve written about … Continue reading

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Getting to Church Early

The center aisle of Saint Rita of Cascia on South Broad Street off of Ellsworth in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Happy Birthday, Tina!

It’s that time again!

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Primary Colors

Cranes above a construction site at Broad and Washington in South Philadelphia.

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Dymo-Mite Tapewriter

Sometimes the old way of doing things is the best way.

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Robbie the Robot Meets Mr. C

As I’ve written before finding something to watch on Netflix has been proving to be more of a challenge than it’s worth. The tedious scrolling through titles of little interest has chased me to some of the stranger and more … Continue reading

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That VUDU You Do

I’ve always been a fan of Netflix and I’ve been a customer of theirs since 1999 back when they were DVD-by-mail only and had but one distribution center on the West Coast. Joining Netflix was a no-brainer back then considering … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Dragon

I decided to set aside my toothy Canson XL Mixed Media sketchbook for a smaller, inexplicably smoother Canson XL Mixed Media sketchbook to sketch the toothy beast above. The newer sketchbook was purchased at a local Walmart strangely enough and … Continue reading

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Not Quite Heaven

I thought I was being quite clever when I came up with the idea for replacing my favorite but sadly exhausted Sketchbook from Heaven. My idea was to get a larger sketchbook and chop it in half so it more … Continue reading

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RIP Adam West

Adam West loomed pretty large in my life. He was the greatest Batman, and he will be sorely missed.

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