Monthly Archives: January 2017

Celebrity Bowling

In my attempt to chart the uncharted wilds of the Roku box, I believe I have uncovered my absolute favorite, oddball, third-party, free channel!

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Buttermilk Blueberry Muffins

Sunday is kind of a “get ready for the upcoming week” day. There’s grocery shopping, laundry, and baking something in case someone lingers in bed a little too long to have a proper breakfast. The addition of buttermilk along with the … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Haircut

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Technicolor Cauliflower

 

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Another Spent Sketchbook and Something Learned

This was one of those Strathmore 400 Series Sketchbooks with the wire binding that I prefer. It laid flat; was easy to draw in and was a pleasure to sketch in. It measures 5.5 inches by 8.5 inches making it … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan and Polenta

Polenta and eggplant parmesan is cold weather comfort food at it’s finest. Creamy polenta paired with meaty eggplant topped with a spicy tomato gravy and mozzarella – it’s good stuff! Any leftover eggplant can be layered in a small baking … Continue reading

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Grocery Store

 

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Shopping Spree

For the people who know me, this is going to sound crazy, but I miss working in art supply stores.

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Apple-Pear Braided Bread

Making braided breads is my Sunday morning hobby. Mix up the dough, drink coffee and catch up on the news while waiting for the it to rise. By the time the caffeine has kicked in, it’s assembly time, 30 minutes later there’s a fruit … Continue reading

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Bomb Bomb Bar-B-Q-Grill

The Bomb Bomb Bar-B-Q-Grill has a glorious sign. Last night I happened to be traveling through the neighborhood, saw it illuminated, and took this shot. 

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Mayor Kenney’s Kids

Mayor Jim Kenney visits students at Children’s Playhouse in South Philadelphia. The pre-K program is funded by the new, controversial soda tax that went into effect in Philadelphia on January 1st.

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Apple Bars

These are more like bars than a cake, they’re dense and chewy. Almost like an apple blondie, they’re sturdy – perfect for packing in a lunch box. 

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All The World Loves A Lover

The phrase “All the world loves a lover” is taken from an essay on love by Ralph Waldo Emerson, meaning that people are always happy to see two people in love. Such was the case on Sunday when a man … Continue reading

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A Long Time Ago About 4 Hours Away…

This is another of The Photo Elective series of photographs that Tina, I and every other illustration major attending The Philadelphia College of Art were required to shoot, process and print. My guess is that the notion of the class … Continue reading

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Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi was on the menu for New Year’s Eve. It had been a busy day, and I wanted to make something that was special and out of the ordinary, but easy. This fit the bill. In the time it takes to cook … Continue reading

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