Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween 2011

In past few years, Joe and I have cooked up increasingly complex costumes for our son Lloyd. It started with the robot costume which had lights which everyone loves. We took what we learned constructing the robot and went with … Continue reading

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The Chicken Heart

No video today. We are going to do something a little different and return to those thrilling days of yesteryear. Follow me as we enter the theater of the mind with a vintage radio drama! I first heard about this … Continue reading

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Frighteningly Tasty!

It’s been a tradition of mine to give the children in my son’s class a head start on their Halloween sugar rush by sending cupcakes to school. Jimmies are involved, as are pumpkins, black cats, witches, skeletons, aliens, and the … Continue reading

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Zippered Pouch

Another way to use up the odd pieces in your fabric stash – the zippered pouch. There are a lot of terrific tutorials online, I used this one. With the holidays right around the corner, these pouches make greats gift. … Continue reading

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Three Guys Walk Into A Bar…

and The Jewish fellow says to the Italian, “The Irish kid’s buyin’! His Old Man’s loaded!“ Spotted at a sidewalk sale in South Philadelphia.

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The Greatest TV Show EVER – Condorman

It’s sort of a delirious combination of the 1966 Batman series, Gatchaman, The Space Giants, James Bond and maybe Yo Gabba Gabba.

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Goblin’ Up Cake

It certainly wouldn’t be Halloween without a cake to celebrate the occasion! This spider topped beauty is giving me a case of Halloween-orexia! It has all of the necessary components of horror – a jack-o-lantern face, a dismembered arachnid, and … Continue reading

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I Was a $1.98 Werewolf

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Brian C. Williams 1984-2011

Brian C. Williams 1984-2011

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I find your lack of faith…disturbing.

Walking to work on trash days I’m noticing a certain disenchantment with my favorite of all holidays before the day has even arrived!

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Cosmic, Maaaannnnnn!

A war wages within me between traditionally and digitally inking my cartoons. I go back and forth between my pens and brushes and my Wacom tablet. It depends on the job, my mood or whatever is close at hand. Cosmic, … Continue reading

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15 Years

Fifteen years ago on a similarly rainy day, before a gathering of family, friends and a priest who had buried most of the gangsters in South Philly, Tina and I got hitched! As I’ve said before, Tina and I exchange … Continue reading

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Jello Hats and Mystery Meat

Fifteen years ago, I took a vow to love, honor and cook for my husband. For the most part, it’s worked out okay. Joe’s been adventurous enough to eat just about anything I’ve put in front of him – calves’ … Continue reading

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The Queen of Halloween

In keeping with our month long tribute to Halloween, it wouldn’t be complete without paying accolades to Dragonlady from Faces of a Dragon. The woman does Halloween right! Over the years she has amassed an enormous collection of headstones and … Continue reading

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