Chicken Noodle Soup

Now that winter is approaching, Sundays are generally soup and sandwich nights. It’s easy, it’s comfort food, and there’s enough leftover for lunches the next day. This is a very basic recipe for chicken soup – chicken, carrots and celery. I have been known to toss in some red peppers, canned diced tomatoes, baby spinach, or kale to the mix. You can also substitute quinoa or rice for the pasta, but saltines are a must! Continue reading

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Wilensky’s Wall of Keys

Wilensky Hardware – they have a little bit of everything jam packed in a small, tin ceilinged store. They also provide a locksmith service, which is why they have this wall of keys. If you need a key, no matter how unusual, they have it. Truly a gem in our South Philadelphia neighborhood! Family owned and operated since 1914.

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Balloons on 9th

Celebrating the grand opening of Ninth Street Bottle Shop on 9th & Montrose Streets.


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Feline Friday

Dutch Angle

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TV SNIDEAfter finishing my last Halloween Head, I was looking for another project to work on. I thought I would continue with monsters, but a likely creature did not leap to mind. I kicked around a bunch of ideas trying to think of something that disturbed or gave me the creeps. What would it be?

Bonnie Franklin.

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Veterans Day

My father-in-law (on the right) on a ship during World War II. Thanks to all for your service.


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Feline Friday

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There Ought To Be Clowns

Available for Birthdays and Bar MitzvahsI was trying to squeak out this Halloween Head for October 31st, but it wasn’t to be. I had a Halloween costume to finish, and I ended up chasing a few wild geese and wandering up a few blind alleys with ideas that didn’t work out. Rather than rush it, I let this design develop over the weekend. Here now is a scary clown vector illustration I produced in Affinity Designer as a belated trick-or-treat.

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Halloween 2019

Halloween 2019, this year Lloyd is an abstract metropolis. Continue reading

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