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Monthly Archives: December 2013
I’m making dinner on New Year’s Eve, and I thought I’d start off with something indulgent to usher out the old year. A ripe avocado, with a mixture of sour cream and mayonnaise, topped off with a spoonful of caviar. … Continue reading
A while back, I wrote about my experiences with my Roku box, and it seems to be a fairly popular post. People seeking information on Roku boxes or the possibility of cutting the cord seem to land on my site. … Continue reading
Maybe I’ve been watching too many old movies lately, but I love when a man dresses up. There’s something about a crisp, white shirt, a tie, and the scent of Mennen Speed Stick that makes me weak in the knees. … Continue reading
Once again John Capewell has hauled out the lodgepole chair for a portrait of this dapper gent. He looks fairly regal in his rustic throne.
Wishing you a Christmas filled with love, family, friends, and good food. Best wishes to all in the upcoming year!
Sometimes your first idea isn’t necessarily your best…
For some people it’s a Bing Crosby record or the smell of a freshly cut pine tree, but for me, Christmas has always been our meat pie. When people talk about Christmas traditions, this is mine. When the meat is … Continue reading
Spied on the side of a big box store in South Philadelphia.
This is one of the treats I made for the cookie tray for Lloyd’s holiday party at school. Mini candy canes with marshmallows dipped in semi-sweet chocolate and decorated with red and green trees and white sprinkles. Skewer the marshmallows … Continue reading
This is the last of the series of people mainly reading indoors photographed by John Capewell. Although this is probably a posed shot and the book just a prop, studying this negative made me think of the very act of … Continue reading
The boy is playing violin in a concert at school, which gave me an excuse to make him a new bow tie. This fabric, which I love – is from Denyse Schmidt’s Blossom Reel Collection. Making a bow tie is … Continue reading
The other day I chased after a garbage truck dressed in my pajamas. What it was doing in my pajamas I’ll never know.