Quite spontaneously we decided to go to Cape May, New Jersey for the annual Beer and Crab fest. For quite some time, people have been telling me to visit Cape May so we braved the long drive and headed down. Cape May is about an hour and a half from Philadelphia on a good day. … More Crabs and Beer in Cape May, New Jersey
The sequence of events last week, or so, escape me, but the following things happened: Acquired ladder back chairs at second-hand store; and Acquired cast-iron frying pan Frank has been wanting a cast-iron frying pan for ages. I’ve been resistant to the idea because they are very heavy, regardless of their appropriateness for the historic … More Adventures in 18th Century Cooking – Scotch Eggs
Note: The following post relates to the project requirements for my Foundations in Creativity class. Originally posted to the creativity blog on December 1, 2015. My energy has shifted to finishing the paper and figuring out the Christmas shopping list. I like to get something a little different. To accomplish this I like to patronize … More A Quiet Outing to Fort Mifflin
There are three places I like to go to for home inspiration. Ikea, Dot & Bo, and historic homes/museums. We were out and about hiking at Valley Forge when we came across Washington’s Headquarters, a.k.a. Isaac Pott’s Mill House (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington%27s_Headquarters_(Valley_Forge) Normally they only prepare a few rooms in the house for public viewing but the … More Getting Ideas for Our Rowhouse at Washington’s Headquarters
Note: The following post relates to the project requirements for my Foundations in Creativity class. Originally posted to the creativity blog on November 14, 2015. After a few days off to prepare, today was the Philadelphia Tweed Ride, for which the little dapper fellow art concept was created. The event went very well considering the … More Tweed, Bicycles, and Legos. Oh My!