Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hey! They Filmed A Movie on My Street!

What can I say? Tinsel Town loves my neighborhood! We’re becoming Hollywood East! – On Tuesday, a scene for the movie Paranoia was filmed at the park on the end of my block. I had my heart set on meeting … Continue reading

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About That Cake

The tiny cake that I made for our 3rd Anniversary post was baked in a tin can, specifically, three 28 ounce crushed tomato cans!

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George Clooney in The Stan Lee Story

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Three Years Old!!!

  Hi Everyone – today marks the 3rd Anniversary of Willceau Illo News! Our readership has grown considerably since those early days, so I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who drop in on this little … Continue reading

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Summer Bag

This was going to be a tutorial, but truth be told, it’s been a crazy week around here. Crazy with a capital “C”!├é┬áBasically, this is an altered version of the zippered pouch, but with pockets and a strap. I needed … Continue reading

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Weird Structure

Here’s another photograph shot about 100 or more years ago by John B. Capewell of Westville, New Jersey. I have no idea as to the locale or what the structure is although it looks like the fellow in the shot … Continue reading

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J.L. Borsch & Company

This is an advertisement for J.L Borsch and Company from the program/souvenir booklet for the play Aiglon starring Maude Adams which played in Philadelphia at The Broad Street Theater back in 1901.

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Raisin Bread French Toast

Lately I’ve been itching to make raisin bread, so when the weather broke on Friday I seized the opportunity. In France, French toast in known as pain perdu, which translates to “lost (or wasted) bread”. Back before bread had preservatives, … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Four From Liverpool

The guy on the right is Ringo or possibly Jerry Lewis. The other guys are John, George and Paul or possibly any one of the members of Freddie and the Dreamers.

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Fruits & Produce

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Checkbook Cover

Why use a plastic, bank issued, checkbook cover when you can make your own custom cover in no time!

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The Boys of Summer

I guess one of the appeals of baseball is that it never changes. It’s always been balls, bats, bases and mitts.

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Roller Derby Circa 1949: New Jersey Vs Philadelphia

Here’s a treat from the dawn of broadcast television I found while trawling the Internet Archive on my Roku box. It’s the ROLLER DERBY!

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Lemon Blueberry Tart

This is one of my favorite summer desserts – tart lemon curd, plump blueberries, topped with sweet whipped cream. Make one, you’ll be glad you did!

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How to Lose Friends and Discourage People

DON’T DO IT, KID! Blowing $1.95 plus shipping of your hard-earned paper route money may seem like it’s worth it for a good laugh, but DON’T BE FOOLED! The joke only works once, and you’ll be sorry it did! But … Continue reading

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