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Monthly Archives: April 2014
…it may be time to take those Christmas decorations down.
I’ve been making my own laundry detergent for years – not only is it economical, it cleans better than any detergent I’ve ever used. Fels Naptha soap is a great stain remover, and is one of the ingredients used in this … Continue reading
The best thing about making a big holiday ham is planning what to do with the leftovers. There was Easter Dinner Part II, sandwiches, quiche, and then there’s the soup – a fabulous, stick-to-your-ribs ham, bean, and kale soup!
Fifty sixth in a series creating a collage using five elements.
Here’s a photo that I’m assuming John Capewell shot somewhere during a trip, but I don’t know where. Capewell travelled and he took his camera with him although it was somewhat more arduous than an Instamatic. There is a Union … Continue reading
The problem with old color photographs is they fade. Here we have photo of Joe (center) and his siblings, John and Karen – looking like set extras on Mad Men.
iTunes was great.
Pineapple upside-down cake is a classic dessert that dates from the 1920s. James Dole, owner of The Hawaiian Pineapple Company invested in a machine in 1913 that peeled and cored pineapples, and made the formerly exotic fruit affordable and on … Continue reading
Fifty fifth in a series creating a collage using five elements.
When I was first sorting through the 200 negatives that comprise the Capewell Glass Negative Collection, I assumed that this girl who shows up in a lot of the photos of John Capewell’s immediate family was his daughter. As I … Continue reading
I haven’t dyed Easter eggs since grade school. I remember Easter egg hunts with kids racing around like lunatics diving under bushes grabbing every egg they could get their hands on, while I was content to sit under a tree … Continue reading