Monthly Archives: November 2013

Swans in Flight on Little Silver Lake

Jack and Jill, our resident swans, didn’t deign to make an appearance yesterday at our extended family Thanksgiving/Chanukah feast.  Perhaps all birds lay low prior to and on Thanksgiving.  But they were in full flight on our lake this afternoon, … Continue reading

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The Festival of Lights and Turkey

Arcade lights, Chanukah spirit, and a great day for Thanksgiving with extended family.                                                       … Continue reading

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Revisiting Logan in the Flesh – Part 5/Final

This is the last planned part of recounting my return to Logan at the invitation of The Pew Charitable Trust.  Although the morning began simply as a commitment to have some photos of me taken outside the home where I … Continue reading

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Revisiting Logan in the Flesh – Part 4

If you’ve forgotten your blocks going south to north, it’s Hunting Park Ave. to Courtland to Wyoming to Louden to Rockland to Ruscomb to Lindley to Duncannon to Fisher.  If you approach Fisher west of 10th St. you have to … Continue reading

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Revisiting Logan in the Flesh – Part 3

I thought about putting these photos directly on to Facebook, but as Rod Stewart would say almost every picture tells a story, don’t it?  One of the posters on the Growing Up in Logan/Olney Neighoborhoods in the 50s and 60s Facebook … Continue reading

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Revisiting Logan in the Flesh – Part 2

After doing the photo shoot for The Pew Charitable Trusts referenced in Part 1, I took advantage of the opportunity of feeling comfortable in the old neighborhood to drive around take some more photos.  It was hard to decide where … Continue reading

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Revisiting Logan in the Flesh – Part 1

  Earlier this year I was contacted by a representative of The Pew Charitable Trusts.  The PCT is an independent non-profit representing the heart of Philadelphia civics and philanthropy.  Seems the blog series I wrote on Revisiting Logan in My … Continue reading

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Feelin’ Groovy

Hello Lamppost, whatcha knowin’, come to watch your flowers growin’ …     Enjoy a few renditions …    

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Smarter Than You Think

Clive Thompson’s book title, at first blush, seems to position it on the self-help/self-esteem list, but the graphics tell more of the story.  Though you can get a hint of the book’s intent from the subtitle (How Technology Is Changing … Continue reading

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What If Shirley MacLaine Isn’t Crazy?

Hard to believe that Shirley MacLaine is 79 years old and her little brother, Warren Beatty is 76, though not as hard to believe as her conviction about UFOs and other unconventional topics on her website.  Not that this is news. … Continue reading

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