I live in South Philadelphia where there’s not much greenery. But I’m lucky because my neighbor Bob turns the hot and gritty summer landscape into an urban oasis every year. […]
The weather this weekend was beautiful for walking. There was lots happening on East Passyunk Ave. so I headed on down.Passyunk Square. How do you pronounce Passyunk? It’s Pashunk. […]
What happens when you ask a group of men walking down the street if you can take pictures of their shoes? If it’s New Years day in Philadelphia, they are […]
I managed to murder a sewing machine. I was busy sewing wonky log cabin blocks on my late Mother-in-Law’s Kenmore when I heard, GADUMP! I stopped and saw I […]
Christmas Show in Macy’s (Wanamaker’s Grand Court). Click here for the history of this tradition. Lighting the Menorah on Independence Mall Street Decorating in South Philadelphia. Read more about it here. […]
I have posted before about the work of Isaiah Zagar’s walls and his Magic Garden. You don’t always have the good fortune to see a work in progress but that’s what happened to […]
Some pictures from my neighborhood.
It’s the end of summer in my neighbor Bob’s sidewalk garden, which now takes up the front of four row houses in South Philadelphia. Bob takes care of the garden […]
For more than one hundred years, the City of Philadelphia has sponsored the Mummers Parade on New Years day. I thought it would be fun to do some research […]
The Plum Blossoms and Cherry Blossoms don’t last too long, but the Hydrangeas and Pansies will bloom all summer. Here are some pictures from a recent walk around Philadelphia.