Monthly Archives: January 2016

Metal and Glass

Broad and Spruce — Philadelphia, PA

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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

On the corner of 4th & Fitzwater Streets.

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Braided Apple Cinnamon Bread

A blizzard gives you the opportunity to bake and catch up on your Netflix list, which is what I did over the weekend. And laundry, because there’s always laundry. 

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The Blizzard of 2016

It was everything the weather forecasters predicted, and more! A big dump of snow on the City of Philadelphia, has pretty much shut down public transit except for subway travel. More photos after the cut. 

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Walking West on Locust

Here’s another shot of the corner of Broad & Locust shot by the fabulous Tina Garceau back at the dawn of the 1980s. It seems she liked shooting at this particular corner which is about a block from where the … Continue reading

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Melino’s

One of the great things about South Philadelphia are the corner stores. They’re everywhere, and places like Melino’s on 15th & Ellsworth have been around for generations. Corner stores are there for you when you run out of milk or … Continue reading

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Apple Carrot Muffins

Yesterday was our first substantial snowfall, meaning it didn’t flurry for five minutes and stop. To celebrate, I made muffins with what I had on hand – which were apples leftover from a cake I made, and carrots which were … Continue reading

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A Tree Grows in Lansdowne

My favorite tree on the way to work. The sun was hitting it just right so I pulled out my camera and took some texture shots. A little bit of this and that in a photo editor and there you … Continue reading

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What’s Playing at Dobbs?

Tina shot a few frames from the corner of Broad and Locust Streets back in what may be the fall of 1981. Note the poster pasted to the pole for a show at JC Dobbs.

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Breadsticks

When the temperatures dip, I’m all about making soups and stews. But you need a little something to go with them – like these breadsticks. They’re soft, and airy, and when served warm out of the oven – absolutely divine! 

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