January 2024 Update

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January is always a tough month for me. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve lost my taste for winter even though winters in Philadelphia have gotten more mild the past few years. December, at least, has Holly’s birthday, Christmas, and our … Continued

2023 Washington DC Trip Part 1

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During our winter break, Holly and I took a short trip to Washington, DC. We usually don’t travel at that time and, weather permitting, often treat it as a 2nd Staycation doing some fun things around Philadelphia. However, in mid-November, … Continued

December 2023 Update

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Not surprisingly, Holly and I had a busy December. In addition to the Christmas holiday, December is always extra-festive because of Holly’s birthday early in the month. For each of our birthdays, we usually take the closest Friday off to … Continued

Top Posts for 2023

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I was planning on a Top 5 Posts for 2023 list but after the top 3, there was a 3-way tie so this is a Top 6 Posts list: #1 Minolta X-700 with Ilford HP5 Plus (February 24) #2 Minolta … Continued

Christmas in Philly 2023

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I had a few opportunities in December to take some photos of Christmas around Philadelphia. Holly and I live close to Rittenhouse Square which always has a Christmas tree and other decorations. I first took some pictures there with my … Continued

November 2023 Update

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Of course one of the most notables things about November is Thanksgiving. Both Holly and I love Thanksgiving, and it’s probably our favorite holiday. We always start the holiday early by ordering turkey sandwiches. This year, we revisited 3 sandwiches … Continued