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Monthly Archives: January 2012
Here is this week’s ad taken from the program for the play L’Aiglon starring Maude Adams which played in Philadelphia at The Broad Street Theater in 1901. The Raths-Keller was located in The Betz Building on Broad Street near Chestnut in Philadelphia. It was … Continue reading
Back before the term body dysmorphic disorder was coined, it was perfectly all right to obsess over every imperfection in one’s countenance brought about by the chaos of puberty and the resultant heartbreak of acne. Paragon-like beauty could be had … Continue reading
The fourth in a series – creating a collage using five elements.
This one is for Bill Bryan who admired the lodgepole chair in last week’s photograph of the Capewell Boys. John B Capewell, the photographer, must have really liked this chair since it is featured in a number of these glass … Continue reading
Last week I told you how the old G4 Gigabit Ethernet went to meet it’s maker. It’s probably in Computer Heaven now where Steve Jobs is complaining that the fans in it are too loud. I was going to buy … Continue reading
I’m posting another ad taken from the program for the play L’Aiglon starring Maude Adams which played in Philadelphia at The Broad Street Theater in 1901. This ad was for The Gladstone Apartment House built in 1895 by Philadelphia architect Theophilus … Continue reading
Sniff…sniff…I miss romance comics…sniff!
Etta James passed away on Friday. It got me thinking about how I became a huge fan of someone whose career peaked when I was in grade school. You see it all began with my father’s cousin who owned a … Continue reading
Here’s a shot of Henry and John, Jr, sons of the photographer John B Capewell of Westville, NJ. Henry on the left was born in 1908 giving a rough idea as to the age of these photographs. This is one … Continue reading
With a sad heart, I bring news of the passing of a faithful friend – my son’s G4 PowerMac Gigabit Ethernet. Sniff!
It was freezing cold on Sunday, and I wasn’t in the mood to venture out. I was bored and decided to get my domestic groove on. Clean the grout in the bathroom? Nah. Dust the chandelier? Pfft. Just then, I … Continue reading
…or make that Giant McNichols!
The second in a series – creating a collage using five elements. Among the elements is my grandmother’s recipe for Poor Man’s Whipped Cream, some vintage wallpaper and a photo of a great aunt.