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Monthly Archives: September 2018
Plywood is enjoying an open window while the mild weather lasts.
A cool, crisp autumn morning on 9th Street – they weren’t on the list, but these carrots came home with us!
Offerings at Sprouts Farmer’s Market on Broad & Carpenter Streets.
Before the Promise margarine commercials; well before T.J. Hooker, and a bit before he sat on the bridge of the Enterprise, the Shat sat on the panel of What’s My Line? in 1965 where avuncular host John Charles Daly introduced him … Continue reading
Nothing says fall like the aroma of a giant bin of freshly picked apples!
Who says you don’t have time to bake? One bowl, one pan, twenty minutes – that’s about all it takes to whip up this apple cake. Plus, clean up’s a breeze! Given the sudden drop in temperature, this apple cake … Continue reading
Newly married couple getting photos taken on 9th Street yesterday afternoon.
From time to time, I’ll post pictures of interesting graphics I find on produce boxes on 9th Street. Over the weekend, I came across this corn crate from Russo’s Fruit & Vegetable Farm, memorializing a man named “Tony”. I did … Continue reading
This collection of arrowheads spent several decades nestled in a drawer in my parents’ spare bedroom. I have very little information on them except that they belonged to my grandmother’s second husband who had visited the Southwest. I’ve poked around … Continue reading
I spotted this 1969 Fiat 500L on 9th Street over the weekend. I’m not really clear as to why it’s there – perhaps some kind of promotion, or a labor of love – the decoration is hand painted, and not … Continue reading
Another heartbreaker, on Wednesday I spotted a “For Sale” sign in the window of Fiorella’s – another long time neighborhood business closing. Fiorella Sausage Company was established in 1892 by Luigi Fiorella. Four generations later, the tradition of seven handmade … Continue reading
On 9.11.01, I had just finished feeding an 18 month old Lloyd breakfast. Joe was asleep, at the time he was working a 2nd shift job, the night before he had worked late, and hadn’t gotten home until 1 am. … Continue reading
That day we watched unspeakable acts of evil unfold. But we also witnessed incredible courage, outpourings of human kindness, fierce solidarity; and that is what will be remembered, along with thousands of innocent souls who perished that day.