The Solar Eclipse Comes to America

Today was the big day!  The solar eclipse finally happened.  It came to 'merica!  Haha.  In Philadelphia, we had a view of about 75% coverage.  It started at 1:21 pm EST.  It hit its maximum coverage at 1:21, and ended at 2:44 p.m. I decided to watch from my backyard.  Unprepared, I charged 2 sets... Continue Reading →

Shameless Plug

My brother has created a website to promote his lovely hand-crafted furniture.  I welcome my readers to peruse the site and photos of his work.  Feel free to contact him directly if you are looking for furnishings (truly artwork) from reclaimed wood.  Just click the below link. Bill Henson Custom Wood Work

In America Anything Is Possible

These days, I find myself with some time on my hands.  This morning I am feeling a little nostalgic.  I rarely look back on my Philadelphia homes with anything less than happiness.  They were good days.  I never fully regret selling my houses (although admittedly, I regret selling the little condo from time to time.)... Continue Reading →

Racism in Philadelphia

No surprise here.  Racism is alive and well in Philadelphia.  While I should be covering the Pope's weekend visit to the City of Brotherly Love, instead, I will share two post that I just read on Facebook, written by one of the kindest and dearest friends I have ever had. On his page: Hey Jin House... Continue Reading →

A Little Turkish Brightens the Day

I wasn't feeling well yesterday, but I kept to the schedule and treated my mother and sister to a day in the City.  The plan was to visit my brother-in-law, who so sweetly invited us to lunch.  Oh, right, the "first-born" sister was there too. But first, we made a little tour of my old... Continue Reading →

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