Monthly Archives: February 2014

Waterlogged Olympians and Huey Lewis Shoes at 13th and Kimball

Spotted on the corner of 13th Street and Kimball in South Philadelphia – a hardback semi-autobiography of Michael Phelps and a two-tone shoe that was probably the height of fashion in the 1980s.

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Washington’s Old Headquarters

This is another photo John Capewell shot during a trip to Richmond Virginia. The sign by the door reads WASHINGTON’S OLD HEADQUARTERS although Washington never actually maintained a headquarters there. In chasing down information on the place, I discovered it … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cake

Yesterday was my son’s birthday and we were having some friends over for dinner. He was very specific about the menu – pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw, and chips – not regular old chips, wavy chips! And chocolate cake with chocolate … Continue reading

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Lloyd, Don & Phil

I thought we were done with the birthday crowns until a couple of days ago when Lloyd mentioned that he wanted an Everly Brothers crown. Traditions are traditions, I suppose!

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Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie is one of my favorite comfort foods, along with rice pudding, and baked macaroni and cheese. I’ve been wanting to make this for a while, but didn’t have individual oven proof bowls, then it occured to me … Continue reading

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