Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Femme Fatale

Here’s another Photo Elective shot by Tina Garceau. As I’ve written before, all sophomore 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 … Continue reading

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School Days – The Swinging Algebra Teacher

School days, school days, dear old golden rule days, Readin’ and ‘ritin’ and ‘rithmetic… Yeah, right. We’ve arrived at ‘rithmetic with The Swinging Algebra Teacher.

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As Seen on Youtube

How the produce vendors keep warm in the Italian Market. This is a different angle of the same burning barrel featured in this amusing Yuletide video.

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An Ideal Christmas Window

This once was a bakery and now it’s a private residence, but the owners never changed the front of the building. Only in South Philadelphia! The bakery in 1954.

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Making a Scarecrow for Halloween

In the past, Tina and I have built original Halloween costumes for our son that were usually in a lighter, more whimsical vein. Coin-operated vending machines based on cardboard boxes were our specialty, but now that our son is older … Continue reading

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Halloween • Dark Night of the Scarecrow

Being that we have run out of coin-operated machine costumes to stuff our son into, we have decided to lean into something more in the creepy and supernatural spirit of the holiday. This year, Lloyd is a scarecrow which Joe … Continue reading

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Sun Sinks in the West

Enjoying a perfect day at Jefferson Square in South Philadelphia. Summer is slowly turning to Fall and this is the perfect place to enjoy it.

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