Monthly Archives: August 2014

Friday Five – Number Sixty Four

Sixty fourth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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The Sightseers

Today’s post features another one of John Capewell’s glass negatives taken while John was traveling and seeing the sites. It’s hard to tell, but it looks to be Capewell on the left of the cannon in which case, some friend … Continue reading

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Mosaic on 17th Street

I must have walked past this mosaic mural at The Stanton Elementary School a million times on my way to the YMCA. Yesterday afternoon there was something lovely about the way the afternoon sun was shining on the tiles. Happy … Continue reading

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Instant Arsenal of Power

I chuckle at how crude the ads were in comic books with their utter lack of finesse and marketing acumen, but when I think about it, I realize that these advertisers didn’t have to rely on focus groups or demographics. … Continue reading

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Quick French Bread

I found this recipe via Jamie Cooks It Up. What’s great is that it makes three loaves of bread – one to eat while it’s still warm, one to serve with dinner, and one for the freezer! The bread rises in a low … Continue reading

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Another Body of Water

Here’s another glass negative shot by John B. Capewell about 100 or so years ago. It could be New Jersey. It could be anywhere. Sadly, there’s no way of knowing, but I welcome guesses in the comment section below.

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Pins and Balls

 

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Double Shot of O.J.

If the boot doesn’t fit, you must…oh, never mind.

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Peach Cake

This is a simple peach cake that’s perfect for summer. Unfussy, one pan, no icing, incredibly moist, just a sprinkling of confectioner’s sugar and you’re all set! 

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Gashouse Eggs

Gashouse eggs are made by cutting a hole in a slice of bread, and cracking an egg in the hole. Olympia Dukakis made them for Cher in Moonstruck. This dish goes by many other names – bird in the nest, … Continue reading

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