Author Archives: Tina

Friday Five – Number One Hundred Twenty Five

One hundred twenty fifth in a continued series creating a collage using five elements.

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First Day of Autumn

As much as I’ll miss the colorful bouquets in the market, I do look forward to my favorite time of year – sweater weather!

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Vintage Find

People in my neighborhood put out boxes of their unwanted belongings marked as “free”- celebrity cookbooks, beat up sneakers, coffee mugs, VHS tapes, never anything I’m interested in. Until Sunday that is – partially concealed under a stack of Psychology … Continue reading

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Urban Pumpkin Patch

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Potato Pizza with Asparagus Pesto

  When you’re ready to switch from your usual pepperoni and mushroom, this new potato pizza with asparagus pesto is a game changer. The pesto can be made ahead of time, any that’s leftover may be tossed with pasta, spread … Continue reading

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Black and White and Read All Over

Newsstand in the vicinity of 15th and Locust circa 1981. The Photo Elective All students majoring in illustration at The Philadelphia College of Art were required to take a minor course in photography where the students would take and process black and … Continue reading

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Caturday

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Friday Five – Number One Hundred Twenty Four

One hundred twenty fourth in a continued series creating a collage using five elements.

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Miss Blanchette’s Painting

I found this painting while searching through a box of old photos the other day. It was gifted to me by Albina Blanchette, an artist and resident of a convalescent home I worked at in high school. When she discovered … Continue reading

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Plum Cake

The temperatures are beginning to drop a little, which means that fall will be here before you know it. Arrivederci to the peaches, strawberries, and blueberries that graced my pies, cakes, and muffins this summer – I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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Never Forget

 

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Caturday

Taking a snooze on the sofa.

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Friday Five – Number One Hundred Twenty Three

One hundred twenty third in a continued series creating a collage using five elements.

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Tiled Entryway on South 10th Street

It’s been a while since I last put up a post showcasing some of South Philly’s tiled entryways. This example on South 10th Street is a little worse for wear, but I love the waves around the perimeter!

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