Monthly Archives: September 2015

Man with a Long Coat

Another family photo – I don’t know who he is – yet! Interesting that he’s posed in the photo wearing a long coat with a bowler hat on the table. It reminds me of the beginning of the movie The … Continue reading

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All that remains

As I was processing the scan of this film negative I sort of remembered what I was trying to do with these art school photos back in 1982. I had an idea where I was playing off graveyards for people … Continue reading

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Lemon – Raspberry Coffee Cake

I love a good one pan – no frosting cake, it’s perfect for a busy weekend like the one we just had. It’s moist, with the addition of fresh raspberries, and a sprinkling of confectionery sugar make this cake really special! 

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Papal-Mania is sweeping the nation and swamping the city! We’re drowning in a tsunami of draconian security measures, 24 hour hype from the news media, and an insane amount of  keepsakes. We’ve seen t-shirts, buttons, flags, bows, a stuffed Francis, … Continue reading

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South Philly Sunrise

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Coffee Coffee Cake Muffins

Coffee flavored coffee cake muffins – they go perfectly with a cup of….wait for it…! 

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Summer is Over

It was fairly hot this week, but Sunday got decidedly cool. The days are getting noticeably shorter as well. It looks like Summer is most certainly over.

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Friday Five – Number Ninety Eight

Ninety-eighth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Chinatown Express

This is one of my photo elective photos, but it was not shot in the Southern New Jersey town where I lived with my parents. This time I went wandering around the City of Brotherly Love just across the Delaware … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Lady with Hat and Muff

Another restoration from my stock of old family photos. I’m not sure who she is, so I’ll post her in various Facebook groups in hopes that someone will recognize her. It’s a great portrait – a fancy hat, fur trimmed coat, and a … Continue reading

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Not Quite Dead

Having received an email about the obsolescence of my Roku HD from the company that manufactured it,  I recently wrote an obituary for my dear departed media player. I was in mourning, but it seems that the reports of my … Continue reading

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Peach Berry Pie

It’s September, and I couldn’t resist squeezing one more fruit pie on here before we bid summer adieu. The temperatures were in the 90s last week – it certainly didn’t feel like fall. However, the berries and peaches in the market are still glorious, and now … Continue reading

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Ladies Entrance

As I go on work related jaunts in South Philly, I discover these little pockets of the city that time has never affected. This is one of those places – the Brothers Two Z Lounge on the 1400 block of West Ritner … Continue reading

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