Monthly Archives: October 2021

Werewolves of Philly

A wolf was loose in South Philly on Halloween! We decided to go scary rather than whimsical this year with our son’s Halloween costume, and it seemed to work on old ladies and small children.

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Happy Halloween!

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The Martians are Coming!

As a treat for Halloween, here is a presentation of Orson Welles’ notorious radio drama originally broadcast on October 30, 1938. Click on the arrow below to play the program.  Happy Halloween!  

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A Touch of Green

See, Jim, same tree, not all red! This is for Jim Curtis, friend to the site and one hell of a writer. You can find his books, novellas, novelettes and short stories HERE or find his daily musings at his … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

Plywood thinks I made this quilt for him – he takes his siestas on it.

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Scrap Quilt

Last week was our 25th wedding anniversary, and I wanted to make something special for Joe. I thought a quilt he could snuggle under watching movies, would be ideal to get him through what’s supposed to be a cold winter. … Continue reading

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Fandom Before the Internet

This is what Red Sonja looked like back before the internet when comics were sold at newsstands and convenience stores, and the only way to see how comics were made was through obscure, mail-order magazines.

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Forest for the Trees

I’ve been heading to a few local parks and squares in Philadelphia hoping to be awed by an Autumnal spectacle of brilliant color as if the whole area was on fire. It hasn’t really happened at least not yet. There … Continue reading

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Invasion of the Saucer Men

My latest Halloween Head is based on the alien invaders from the drive-in, schlock classic Invasion of the Saucer Men released in 1957. I struggled with this one a bit because I watched the movie and kept referring back to … Continue reading

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South Philly Jack O’ Lantern

I think the squirrels added to the carving of this menacing Jack O’ Lantern which I spotted on a stoop of a South Philadelphia rowhouse. Hopefully it will last long enough for me to catch a photo of it lit … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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Happy Birthday, Mom

Today is the 100th anniversary of my mother’s birth. Happy birthday, Mom!

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Haunted Architectural Details

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Silver Anniversary


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Cheers to 25 Years!

Hard to believe it’s been twenty five years since we made our way through a torrential downpour to a little church in South Philly and got hitched. Happy Anniversary Joe! xo  

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