Monthly Archives: September 2013

Look Who’s Smiling Now!

No, I don’t know him either.

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Engine 8

My son’s preschool was located a few blocks from Engine 8, and unbeknownst to me, they would visit the station often. Whenever we were in Olde City, I would be led by my son to the station – Lloyd would … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Forty Four

Forty fourth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Ella’s Side of the Family

This looks to be Ella Capewell’s side of the family with her mother and father seated in the foreground; I’m guessing it’s her brother standing to the left, and on the right smiling at her husband, the photographer, is Ella.

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

I thought I’d usher in fall with pumpkin muffins – they’re moist, and they have chocolate chips in them. Pumpkin and chocolate – what more do you need besides a cup of coffee? Yeah, I didn’t think so. 

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The Ultimate Experience?

The early ’80s was a curious time for movies with studios chasing down the movie that they would hope would be the record-breaking blockbuster. In the wake of Star Wars, science fiction and fantasy were in and all of the … Continue reading

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The Larkin Method

When I first saw this negative shot by John B. Capewell, I thought I was looking at a food stand or a ticket booth at a carnival, but on closer examination, it turned out to be something else.

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