Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy Birthday Joe!

This year’s card is a take-off of the game Mystery Date for all you young bucks out there. Milton Bradley debuted the game in 1965. The object was to get ready for a date by collecting various cards to assemble … Continue reading

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Three the Hard Way

Here’s another fine example of that bizarre urban phenomena that I call Truck Mascots. A truck mascot is usually a discarded toy or stuffed animal that is lashed to the grill of large commercial or municipal trucks. Generally the trucks … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

May the good things of life be yours in abundance not only at Thanksgiving but throughout the coming year!

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The Mother-In-Law Reads

Judging from last week’s self-portrait of John Capewell and this week’s shot of his mother-in-law, it looks as if this portion of the house was a popular spot to read. The rays of the sun proved to be perfect for … Continue reading

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Apple Kuchen with Cranberries

Since Thanksgiving is tomorrow, one of the things I’m thankful for are my neighbors. I have the nicest neighbors, which makes living in a big city feel more like a small town. I’ve made a couple of apple kuchens – … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Pie

I’ve never been a big fan of pumpkin pie, so Buttermilk Pie is my alternative. It’s a custardy kind of pie without the pumpkin. Does that make sense? Probably not, but if you’re coming over for dinner on Thursday and … Continue reading

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Benicio, Zat You?

I recently went to see the new Thor movie which I didn’t really care if I saw or not, but my son insisted. Thor was not one of my favorite characters when I was first reading comics. I had come … Continue reading

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Big Daddy

The Saturday before Thanksgiving – a very busy day in the Italian Market! This is an enormous turkey in the window of Hollywood Meat Market. If you’re bringing this over to grandma’s house, you’d better check the shocks on the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Frosting

I have lots of recipes that call for one cup of canned pumpkin, but then what do you do with the leftovers? Such was my quandary this week. I was making chocolate cupcakes for the kids in my son’s class … Continue reading

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Read Any Good Books Lately?

Here we have a wonderful interior shot and probable self-portrait of John Capewell reading what appears to be a magazine. It looks like he carefully set up this shot posing himself just so by the window for what turned out … Continue reading

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