Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Saints Go Marching In

It’s day two of The Italian Market Festival, and it began with the traditional procession of the Saints. If you’re in the area, the festivities continue until 5:00. It’s a beautiful day for it, so come and enjoy!!!

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Italian Market Festival

Philadelphia’s Italian Market Festival is going on this weekend until 5 pm. If you can’t make it today, they’re open tomorrow from 10 to 5. It’s a lot of fun, and certainly worth the trip for food fanatics!

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Happy Birthday Mr.C!

We interrupt today’s regularly scheduled program – today would have been Perry Como’s 100th birthday! He was best known for his smooth as silk crooning and gave us treasures such as “Dream Along With Me”, “Don’t Let The Stars Get … Continue reading

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60 Years Ago Today

The dapper gentleman is my older brother Charles. On the back of this picture written in pencil is May 18, 1952 meaning this picture was shot 60 years ago today!

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Lady by the Water

We’re back by the water with another glass negative shot by John B. Capewell of Westville, New Jesrey about 100 or so years ago. My guess is that this photograph was taken on the same day and in the same … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Bread

This is my go to recipe for buttermilk bread, it’s easy to make and uses regular, run of the mill, all purpose flour. It has a light texture and a wonderful tang to it. It’s a great bread for sandwiches, … Continue reading

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Bow Tie for a Spring Concert

The spring concert at Lloyd’s school is coming up, I thought it fitting to celebrate the occasion by making him a new bow tie. I’m thrilled that Denyse Schmidt’s first fabric collection, Flea Market Fancy has been reprinted, so the bow … Continue reading

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That’s MISTER Adams!

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Happy Mother’s Day!

 Be good to your Mom, she spit on a tissue to clean your face!

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Mother’s Day Circa 2002

It was 2002 and Sam Raimi’s take on the wall crawling web-head had just been released smashing box office records and forever raising the bar on what to expect from films about costumed crime fighters. I was fired up about … Continue reading

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