Monthly Archives: March 2020

Blondies

I did an inventory of my cupboards yesterday, and decided that the half bag of butterscotch chips would be perfect for a pan of blondies.

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Sage Advice

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Feline Friday

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Keeping Busy

In light of everything that’s going on, I find it therapeutic to do something simple like chopping vegetables for a stir-fry. Other activities including knitting new dishcloths and making cupcakes with The Boy. On the to-do list today is sewing … Continue reading

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Jefferson Square

Spring has not completely sprung, and the trees are still bare and looking a lot more Halloween than Easter. I pushed the spookiness of the scene a bit with Affinity Photo.

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Since we’ve been hanging around the old homestead so much these days, we’re looking to be productive – we made muffins with the spotted bananas in the fruit bowl that no one wants to eat. It lessens the guilt for … Continue reading

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Is it safe?

Apparently not. Spotted on Ellsworth Street in South Philadelphia.

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Pantry Meals – Gas House Eggs

Have you been to the supermarket lately and the bread section was completely wiped out? I have, and it’s no big deal when you can make this no-knead loaf of bread in a few hours start to finish. It’s a … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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Goodbye Half a Sketchbook

A while back, I had the bold notion of trying to replicate my beloved Sketchbook from Heaven by cleaving a larger pad of paper in two. It was a great idea, and if it worked, I would have bought several … Continue reading

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Pantry Meals

I’ve noticed a lot of “pantry meals” talked about on the internet due to the Coronavirus. Here in Philly, a lot of restaurants have closed – and only the ones who have take-out licenses can remain open for business. So … Continue reading

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Sign of the Times

Back in 1991, I got a freelance assignment illustrating an article on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder for a local paper. Everybody knows what OCD is now, but I was unfamiliar with it at the time. It seemed that new manias and … Continue reading

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Banana Carrot Cake

While hanging around the old homestead, I made some cake. Because we had some overripe bananas on the kitchen table, a stray carrot in the fridge, and I needed something to keep myself busy. Be safe everyone, and check in … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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Digital Sanctuary No More

I got my first Roku streaming box almost ten years ago. I have written before of my stubborn resistance to a cable TV subscription and my struggle with rabbit ears and video shops. When I first heard of streaming boxes, … Continue reading

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