Tag Archives: Philadelphia

The Sketchbook from Heaven

In the past I have written about sketchbooks I have bought that seemed like a good idea at the point of purchase but failed miserably when put into practice. Either the sketchbooks looked handsome on the shelf and proved unwieldy … Continue reading

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The Soda Jerk

Today’s collage is aimed at The City of Brotherly Love’s mayor,  and his recent imposition of a sugary drink tax.    

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2017 Mummer’s Parade – Part Two

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2017 Mummer’s Parade!

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Pigeons at Palumbo

The Academy @ Palumbo • 1100 Catharine Street, Philadelphia PA

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Over It Already?

I spotted this yesterday, the day after Christmas, on Washington Avenue. Apparently, these folks have had enough of the Yuletide season and couldn’t wait to de-decorate. Couldn’t hold off ’til New Years?

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Truck Mascot

While this may not count as a true Truck Mascot being that the vehicle is not a truck but a school bus, I feel it’s close enough. It is mostly a big International truck adapted to haul kids off to … Continue reading

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Ben Franklin Bridge

The bridge on a cold afternoon.

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Fall on South Broad Street

A beautiful autumnal scene on an otherwise unspectacular section of Philadelphia’s main drag.

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The Pumpkin of Dorian Gray

Some people have trouble letting go. Spotted on South Broad Street in South Philadelphia.

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Window along Washington Avenue

Here’s a little urban texture from South Philly. This was on Washington Avenue West of Broad Street which is being gentrified but is wonderfully industrial. This is a factory window gloriously illuminated by the rays of the setting sun.

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You Keep a Knockin’

This says it all! A note attached to a door on 11th Street in between South and Bainbridge. Taken with my horrible cell phone camera. Folks, never leave home without a decent camera!

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Glorious Relic

Another glorious neon relic from a bygone era sadly in need of restoration, but I don’t think there is the money, interest or will. A beautiful job was done on the Boot and Saddle sign just up the street, but … Continue reading

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Urban Texture

Playing with a run-of-the-mill snapshot in Affinity Photo.

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