Monthly Archives: November 2014

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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The Photo Elective – Murphy’s Tavern

Last week we did pretty well with a visit to The Mardi Gras Club and were actually graced by the presence of the Miss Vicki. Over on the Facebook pages for Westville and Gloucester City there was a lot of … Continue reading

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Apple Cinnamon Bread

This bread is amazing! It’s a fine crumb cake with chunks of apples with brown sugar and cinnamon topping. I was thinking it would be a nice thing to serve at breakfast if you had guests at Thankgiving – unless of … Continue reading

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