Category Archives: Philadelphia

Water Lily

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Rose is a Rose is a Rose

Some neighborhood eye candy during one of my afternoon jaunts with The Boy.

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Remembering a Veteran on Memorial Day

Dan Love served in the army and found himself in Phu Loi, Vietnam about 50 years ago. He was a shutterbug his whole life and took a number of photographs and slides of his time in Southeast Asia. He uncovered … Continue reading

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Flyover

The Thunderbirds and The Blue Angels fly over South Philadelphia. Flyover Philadelphia from Joe Williams on Vimeo.

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Uncle Sam

Poster seen on 9th Street – a modern day twist on the iconic James Montgomery Flagg illustration, used to recruit soldiers in World War I and World War II. Be safe, wear your mask!  

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The Phanatic

The Phillie Phanatic is the official mascot for the Philadelphia Phillies. Although Major League Baseball has been suspended for now, the diehard fans are still out there!  

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Happy Easter!

 

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Only Two Bits at Broad & Lombard

I found another pay phone in Philadelphia, and a call on this one will only set you back 25¢! Of course, the disinfectant used to kill whatever transferred from the receiver to your ear may cost considerably more. This coin … Continue reading

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Creative and Performing Arts High School

The corner of Broad and Carpenter, it was the Ridgeway Library and was repurposed as a school in the 1990s.

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Found Another One!

Pay phone on Chestnut Street between 8th and 9th in Philadelphia, PA. This one appeared to be wheelchair height. Once again, I did not attempt to verify if it was operating.

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