Tag Archives: Connecticut

A Long Time Ago About 4 Hours Away…

This is another of The Photo Elective series of photographs that Tina, I and every other illustration major attending The Philadelphia College of Art were required to shoot, process and print. My guess is that the notion of the class … Continue reading

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Positive I.D.

I’m always posting old family photos with the line “I have no idea who these people are”. People – write down names on the backs of your photos!  Fortunately, I’ve had amazing luck posting my photos to various Facebook groups, … Continue reading

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Eleven Ladies

I’ve been scanning and restoring old family photographs – many that were taken in the 1910s. Sadly, none of the people in my collection of photos are identified – except for this one. My grandmother is in the back row on … Continue reading

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House on Prospect Street

Another shot I took during my time in Connecticut on a cold afternoon. This town has a lot of Victorian Houses, and although this one looks a little worse for wear – it’s always been one of my favorites. 

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Windham Town Hall

 

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Vulture Culture

One of the things I did while in Connecticut was take walks with my camera in freezing temperatures. I spotted these very large birds congregating in trees and found out from the locals that they were black vultures. According to … Continue reading

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Dad

The site has been quiet for a while because I was with my father who had become ill and passed away. I was hoping he would rally as he had done in the past, but it was not to be. He died on … Continue reading

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Bond, James Bond

  I was shopping in my neighborhood on Saturday morning when I came upon a man selling second hand items at a table. Baseball cards in foil packets, DVDs, cookie tins – nothing I was particularly interested in. However, at … Continue reading

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What I Miss About Comics…The 98lb Weakling Epidemic

I don’t think First Lady Pat Nixon fretted about this particular plague at the time. This is also from Charlton’s All New Fightin’ Marines No. 116 which has been a positive treasure trove for these terrific ads!

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What I Miss About Comics…MONSTER S-I-Z-E MONSTERS

I miss the lurid ads with the offers that were too good to be true. If Mom came through with that check or money order, would you have really received a 7 foot tall monster-sized monster that would have impressed … Continue reading

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