Monthly Archives: February 2015

Friday Five – Number Seventy Five

Seventy-fifth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Birthday Cake

My darling boy turns fifteen today, that’s one-five, people! I have no idea how this happened. One minute I was lugging around a diaper bag and the next, I was craning my neck to talk to him. When he isn’t … Continue reading

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Crown Point Inn

Back in the 1980s, I went to art school, and I along with all of the other illustration majors were required to take a minor course in photography. We had to shoot the photos as well as process the negatives … Continue reading

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Braided Apple Raisin Walnut Bread

Last week was single digits cold – so cold that I tried not to venture outside unless absolutely necessary. There are neighbors I haven’t seen in weeks. You double up on the sweaters, drink a lot of hot beverages, and … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Seventy Four

Seventy-fourth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Encore Presentation

I’m sad to say it, but it looks as if we’re at the end of the line as far as the Capewell Glass Negative Collection is concerned. I’m going to review my posts and the digital files just to make … Continue reading

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The Corner of 15th & Locust

Here’s another Photo Elective shot by Tina Garceau. As I’ve said before, all sophomore students majoring in illustration at The Philadelphia College of Art were required to take a minor course in photography where the students would take and process … Continue reading

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Potatoes Gratin

This gratin is one of my favorite special occasion side dishes – thinly sliced russet potatoes, arranged in layers, dotted with butter, smeared with minced garlic, and sprinkled with salt and pepper. It’s baked in the oven until the potatoes … Continue reading

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Love isn’t fat free!

My Valentine to Tina

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

To my dear Joe, on the occasion of our 21st Valentine’s Day! xo

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Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is a chocolate holiday – truffles, Hershey’s Kisses, heart shaped boxes of decadence. I decided to buck the trend and go the vanilla route. These cupcakes are so tender and moist – you won’t miss chocolate at all! 

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A Girl and Her Dog

Another negative from our family photo collection from the early 1950s. I chose it because I thought it was a wonderful portrait of my father’s youngest sister, Ann Marie and his faithful dog, Teddy. Unlike the others, this particular negative … Continue reading

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Overpass Party

Back in the 1980s, I went to art school, and I along with all of the other illustration majors were required to take a minor course in photography. We had to shoot the photos as well as process the negatives … Continue reading

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Lemon Yogurt Cake

Three things made me happy this week – I finished a project way ahead of time, Harper Lee is publishing a new book, and this lemon cake – not necessarily in that order. This cake is full of lemony goodness, … Continue reading

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