More handmade sign love at Termini’s Bakery.
Fans lined up eight deep, to see their hometown heroes in a parade from Broad Street up to The Philadelphia Museum of Art yesterday. Congratulations Philadelphia Eagles! Continue reading
This is the greatest pasta dish ever, because it’s made from ingredients you can stock in your pantry. I like to call it “Snowbound Spaghetti” – canned crushed tomatoes, olive oil, capers, olives, anchovies, garlic, a pound of spaghetti – and you’ve got yourself a restaurant worthy meal. Just don’t plan on leftovers for the following day – there won’t be any! Continue reading
Looks like we’re having a parade!!!
The best of luck to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII!!! Continue reading
Doc, marching to the beat of his own drum!
On Friday, three former members of the Philadelphia Eagles stopped by on 9th and Montrose for a meet and greet. David Akers, Irving Fryar, and Bill Bergey chatted with locals, posed for photos, and signed balls and jerseys.
Although I don’t follow football, I’m loving how excited people in the city are that their team will be playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday night. The folks that turned out yesterday were thrilled to meet these former players, and it was wonderful that they took time out to reconnect with their fans. I’ve got my fingers crossed – GO EAGLES!!! Continue reading
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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, but despite the constant barrage of junk mail, telemarketer calls and the occasional appearance of flesh-and-blood salesmen, my wife and I never saw the sense in signing up for a cable subscription. Before moving to that house, I had cable TV for years with an old roommate. I could take or leave cable, but the roommate thought it was as necessary as gas, water or electricity. Once the roommate and I parted ways, I ditched cable. It was sort of like escaping an over-priced, all-you-can-eat buffet that had lousy food and worse service. There was no point in getting back into a relationship with cable so the wife and I did without. We both worked second shift so we were never home for prime time. We relied on a steamer trunk partially filled with video cassettes of movies I had recorded when I still had cable. We would resort to rabbit ears occasionally. If we were desperate, we would head out to a video store which was a crap shoot and fairly pricey. As the decade drew to a close, I got a DVD player which led to subscribing to Netflix’s DVD-by-mail service which led to Netflix’s streaming service a few years later which lead to spending the best $60 I ever spent on the Roku. Continue reading
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 and buy some, you’ll be glad you did! Continue reading
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 particular detail depicts the four Gospel authors of the New Testament.
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. Continue reading