Monthly Archives: October 2014

Halloween 2014

Continuing our vending machine theme, this year we’re going with a photo booth. Happy Halloween!!!

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Child of the Corn

Yes, I know I’ve gotten plenty of mileage out of the Children of the Corn joke, but it’s almost Halloween and photographer John Capewell used this field of corn as a backdrop for a number of his photographs.

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Halloween Roundup

Two more days until Halloween and we’re working on this year’s costume. The big reveal is on Friday – so stay tuned!!! More behind the cut. 

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The Photo Elective – Gloucester City, NJ

Back when I was majoring in illustration at the art school formerly known as The Philadelphia College of Art, we were required to take a photography elective. We shot black and white film; developed the negatives and made prints. The … Continue reading

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Yeast Rolls

The best part about making a pot roast is being able to serve it again for dinner two nights later. I get out of cooking, freeing up time to make yeast rolls on a weeknight.  These rolls are soft and … Continue reading

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BOO!

A fifty cent mask we found on 9th Street this morning.

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Halloween – It’s Right Around the Corner!

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Majestic Nature

John Capewell had traveled up to Niagara Falls a number of times in a number of seasons, and he usually had his camera in tow. I’ve never been to the falls myself, but I’m guessing that this is in that … Continue reading

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Sewing A Pinched Pleat Curtain

Recently, I found myself in need of a pinch pleat curtain. Now, I’m no Elsie de Wolfe – any curtains I’ve made in the past for my house have been simple panels. I suppose I could have just gone out … Continue reading

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PCA – The Class of ’68 – Motion Picture

A few weeks ago, Tony Visco handed me a blast from our Alma mater’s past — The Philadelphia College of Art’s yearbook from 1968!This collection of film makers had special significance to me because I recognized one of the graduates … Continue reading

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