Monthly Archives: June 2012

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberries have made an appearance on the 9th Street produce stands, a sure sign of summer. I’ve eaten bowls of them, tossed them in a blender with yogurt and honey, but yesterday I finally broke down and made muffins. It … Continue reading

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The Triumphant Trio

I found this fascinating little film while digging around the Internet Archive Channel on my Roku Box…

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Happy Father’s Day!

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Heading to 69th Street All By Myself

Seems like everybody took the day off yesterday. I was the only person on the car of the Market-Frankford El as it headed into the 69th Street Terminal.

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How To Sew An iPod Case – Part Deux

Father’s Day is right around the corner so I thought I’d do another iPod case tutorial, but this time one that attaches to a belt. I added the record player to give it a retro touch, coating the fabric with … Continue reading

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On the Back Porch

Seated on the back porch of what I guess is the Capewell residence in Westville, NJ is the photographer John Capewell, John, Jr. and I’m guessing it’s Ella Capewell on the right.  She moved as the photographic plate was being … Continue reading

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Broad Street Theatre

Here is an advertisement for the Broad Street Theatre from the program/souvenir booklet for the play L’Aiglon starring Maude Adams which played here back in 1901.

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Trust Me, I’m a Doctor!

This guy who looks like a cross between 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, child murderer Albert Fish and the frozen remains of a long-lost Antarctic explorer claims he can help you lose nine pounds in two days … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

On my Saturday morning excursion to the Italian Market, I saw that one of the vendors had rhubarb. I loaded up and grabbed few pints of strawberries – it’s pie time!!!

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Brooks Again

Our Mr Brooks deserves more than just one post. Here he is from my favorite frame of Tina’s animation!

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