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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