Monthly Archives: November 2016

Happy Birthday Joe!!!

I took this photo of Joe when we were first dating, I used it on the first birthday card I ever made for him, and on every card since then! This year, I’ve incorporated the newest member of our family … Continue reading

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Turkey Soup

The great thing about roasting a turkey are the leftovers. In our house, after the open face sandwiches, crêpes, and a pan of tetrazzini, there’s soup! Nothing’s better on a chilly Sunday afternoon than the smell of a simmering pot of … Continue reading

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If You Say So

9th and Washington Avenue.

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Waiting for Turkey

Wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Cranberry Cheesecake Tart

Thanksgiving is almost here, and my annual quandary of “What shall I make for dessert?” has been settled with this beautiful tart. 

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South Philly Musicians Remix Mural

Traveling down Broad and Tasker Streets the other day, I got my first glimpse of the completed South Philly Musicians Remix mural designed by artist Eric Okdeh. 

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This Property is Condemned

It looks as though Heidi and her Grandfather, wary of spotty cell phone coverage, hightailed it out of the Alps. From the looks of it, the Three Bears are subletting and they’re not much on housekeeping.

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Fall on South Broad Street

A beautiful autumnal scene on an otherwise unspectacular section of Philadelphia’s main drag.

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The Pumpkin of Dorian Gray

Some people have trouble letting go. Spotted on South Broad Street in South Philadelphia.

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House of Terry

In my travels around South Philly for work assignments, I’ve found a treasure of vintage and homemade signs such as this one, for what looks to be a shuttered salon. It’s not a great sign, but I kind of miss these amateurish … Continue reading

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Window along Washington Avenue

Here’s a little urban texture from South Philly. This was on Washington Avenue West of Broad Street which is being gentrified but is wonderfully industrial. This is a factory window gloriously illuminated by the rays of the setting sun.

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Pumpkin Swirl Muffins

Thanksgiving will be here before you know it, and since my family aren’t big pumpkin pie fans – we do like pumpkin breads and muffins. This recipe combines my love of pumpkin muffins and cream cheese – because everything is … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day 2016

With respect, honor, and gratitude – thank you veterans!

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Creature from the Affinity Designer Lagoon

Halloween 2016 may be gone, but it seems I have some Monster Heads left in me. I made this finned fellow in the vector art program extraordinaire Affinity Designer. This wasn’t my first attempt at a variation of one of … Continue reading

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