Monthly Archives: November 2018

Happy Birthday Joe!

The theme of Joe’s birthday cards usually have to do with an interest of his, which currently is photographing our feline, Plywood. Happy birthday, Joe!!!

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Banana Muffins

Here’s an easy to make muffin recipe when you’re stuck with a bunch of overripe bananas. It’s a pretty forgiving recipe – I used sour cream in mine, but you can use buttermilk, plain or Greek yogurt. Bake up a … Continue reading

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1201 Bar

Sign adorning the 1201 Bar located at 1201 S 28th St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

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The Sixth Sense

This is the house used as the residence of Haley Joel Osment’s character in the supernatural classic The Sixth Sense. My guess is the door was swapped out to make the location appear to be an apartment building. While watching … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Molasses Cookies

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and Christmas will be here before you know it! This is about the time when I start making cookie dough to stash in my freezer to bake later. First up – Peanut Butter Molasses cookies, … Continue reading

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Where Rocky Got Hitched

I just watched Rocky II for the first time in years. In it Rocky makes Adrian an honest woman, and the film makers showed the facade of a Church. I figured it had to be in Philly, but where? A … Continue reading

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The Sign Remains

My son and I have a Thanksgiving tradition where we wander aimlessly around the streets of Philadelphia. Yesterday was bitterly cold, but beautifully sunny so we bundled up; grabbed the DSLR and headed out the door. We went South on … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Chicken Tamale Pie

Not my finest culinary photo, but a delicious dinner you can throw together on the fly using leftover chicken or turkey. Unlike most tamale pies, the cornbread is on the bottom and topped with chicken and cheddar cheese. Serve with … Continue reading

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The Drake from 15th Street

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Basking in the Sunny Spot

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The Astounding She-Monster

…and I am astounded at what I will sit through. Amazon’s Prime Video appears to be the gift that keeps on giving. They seem to be topping off their video offerings with a lot of classic movies that I was … Continue reading

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Baked Pork Chops with Cranberries

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and bags of cranberries have made an appearance on 9th Street. There will be cranberry orange relish, and breads, and pies – but last night there were brined pork chops and cranberries layered in … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2018

One of my favorite family photos of my uncles who served in World War II – seated – Louis and Arthur, standing – Roland, Edmond, and Walter. Thanks to all who have served!

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