Monthly Archives: April 2012

Man in the Yellow Hat, Why Have You Forsaken Me?

I haven’t had much luck with this category having not spotted a Truck Mascot in quite some time. Private trash haulers are usually good for this urban phenomena of lashing discarded stuffed animals to the grills of their trucks, but … Continue reading

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The BatBoy Rises

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The Boot and Saddle…Again

I’ve shot this sign a million times, and I’ll probably shoot it a million more, but the day I shot this was just a perfect day. So here it is once again – the fabulous sign outside of the Boot … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Seventeen

Seventeenth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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The Good Ship Collatina(?)

This is a followup to last week’s post At The Water’s Edge. The boat that was moored in the previous photograph is now serenely sailing. The photographer John B. Capewell of Westville, NJ is not in this shot. He’s on … Continue reading

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Briggs’ Riding Academy

Here’s an advertisement for the Briggs’ Riding Academy from the program/souvenir booklet for the play L’Aiglon starring Maude Adams which played in Philadelphia at The Broad Street Theater back in 1901.

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Houdini Bars

I had a busy week and a potluck to bake for – fortunately, I found this recipe for Houdini Bars via Cakespy.┬áThese bars use a regular yellow cake mix for the crust. I love a good cheat! She described them … Continue reading

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I’ll Never Ask For Anything Ever Again As Long As I Live!

There were tons of ads in comics aimed squarely at boys, but none sent them into paroxysms of mad delirium as much as an ad for a MINI-BIKE! Owning and riding a mini-bike was the subject of many a school … Continue reading

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