Monthly Archives: November 2014

Happy Birthday Joe!

 

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Happy Thanksgiving!

 

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Over the River and Through the Woods…

A path through the woods shot by John B. Capewell.

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Cranberry Meringue Tart

This cranberry meringue tart is the brainchild of Dorie Greenspan, my hero! It’s a pre-baked crust, with a thin layer of cherry preserves, filled with a cranberry studded meringue, and baked until the surface is crunchy. The sweetness of the … Continue reading

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The Photo Elective – Cundey’s Motel

When I was in art school in the early ’80s, I was required to take a photography elective course where we had to shoot photographs; develop the film; make prints from the negatives and hopefully wind up with something that … Continue reading

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Banana Pumpkin Bread

Every Thanksgiving my mother made banana and pumpkin breads. A slice and a cup of coffee on Thanksgiving morning was our fuel to get started on preparation for dinner. I tried an experiment pouring both batters into the same pan … Continue reading

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The Teeth That Bite

Somewhere along the subway lines in Philadelphia, PA. Fortunately, the station was deserted so it wasn’t like I was blocking the path.

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Strings Attached

Here’s a shot from John Capewell’s younger days when he wanted to play around with photography, composition and odd juxtapositions. He’s included himself in the center of this oddly posed crowd as he activates his camera’s shutter with a length … Continue reading

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Ham & Cheese

I can’t pinpoint how this came about – I think it may have been an article about a dad who lovingly drew a cartoon on his kindergartener’s sandwich bag every day. Never one to be outdone, Joe grabbed a Sharpie … Continue reading

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The Photo Elective – South Philly Circa 1981

As I wrote recently, I lived in New Jersey but commuted to the big city across the Delaware River to attend the Philadelphia College of Art. When I needed to shoot photographs for a photo elective course, I tended to … Continue reading

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Carrot Apple Bread

I made this on Sunday morning as soon as I got home from the market. I love that despite what looks like a long list of ingredients, this bread comes together in a snap. A bowl, a whisk, and a box grater and … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Seventy

Seventieth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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The Great Indoors

The Capewell Glass Negative Collection continues with a great indoor self-portrait of the photographer John Capewell who looks to have been experimenting with flash photography. He’s flanked by two ladies — John’s wife Ella on the right and a woman … Continue reading

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Cappuccio’s Meats

My son and I were walking home yesterday at dusk when I shot this photo of Cappuccio’s Meats on 9th Street. It’s a family owned business that opened in 1920. Cleavers, well worn cutting boards, and the most amazing selection of … Continue reading

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