Monthly Archives: March 2014

Orange Poppy Seed Bread

It rained this weekend, and my favorite umbrella became a casualty of the wind – which I took as a sign to stay in and bake. The recipe called for lemons, but since I couldn’t bear to go back outside, … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Fifty Two

Fifty second in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Wicker, Baby, Chicken Wire

My guess is that John Capewell gained a reputation as the local amateur shutterbug, and parents were all too glad to let him capture their offspring to glass negatives for posterity — freezing that fleeting first year or so of … Continue reading

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No-Knead Raisin Bread

There’s nothing better than toasted raisin bread and coffee in the morning – unless it’s raisin bread you made yourself. This is a simple, no-knead bread that you can throw together the day before, and bake in the morning. The … Continue reading

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It’s ALIVE!

It was around Christmas time when Apple was rolling out their modern marvel of industrial design, the black and beautiful Mac Pro, and my good friend Dan was starting to get an itch for a new toy. He liked the … Continue reading

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Update on The Grey Man

I’m happy to report that sales of Jim’s book, The Grey Man are going great guns – pun intended! It’s thrilling to know that my book cover is gracing nightstands and coffee tables all over the U.S. and Canada. The feedback … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Fifty One

Fifty first in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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With Some Folks in a Field – Variation

Since this series began I haven’t been going in any particular order as far as posting these images. The negatives weren’t presented to me in any particular order. When I decided to shoot these, I opened a box; shot it’s … Continue reading

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Asparagus Ricotta Galette

Despite the dump of snow that plagued us on Monday and melted on Tuesday – there’s asparagus in the market, and that is a sure sign of spring! I had some ricotta in the fridge, and leftover mozzarella cheese from … Continue reading

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The Greatest Store That Ever Was

I was digging through a dusty 4-drawer filing cabinet in my studio when I came upon this catalog for a sadly gone but not forgotten store  — Rocketships & Accessories!

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Maria! I’ve Just Met A Girl Named Maria

My friend, Maria got married on Saturday. She asked me to make some cookie trays for the occasion. Maria is probably one of the funniest and most sarcastic people I have ever met. I’m pretty sure she invented the eye … Continue reading

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The Grey Man

This book cover is a project that I’ve been working on recently. It was written by Jim Curtis – retired Naval Flight Officer, engineer for the defense industry, and now adds published author to his resume! Texas rancher and lawman … Continue reading

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Ella’s Kith and Kin

Here’s another family portrait featuring John Capewell’s wife Ella and one of his sons seated on the far left. My guess is that these are members of Ella’s family. The woman in the upper row, second from the right is … Continue reading

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The Best Place To Satisfy The Inner Man

This is an advertisement for Hotel Bornot from the program/souvenir booklet for the play L’ Aiglon starring Maude Adams which played in Philadelphia at The Broad Street Theater back in 1901.

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