April 2011

New York International Auto Show

by carbonboy on April 25, 2011

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Got a few million dollars with nothing to do with. Here’s the car for you. I think it is the Bugatti to blow away the current Bugatti in both speed and cost. So never go to a car show on a holiday weekend. As that is when all the people who can’t afford to buy […]


Lewes, Delaware

by carbonboy on April 17, 2011

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Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church in the center of the city is overwhelmed with the graves of really old dead people! It’s the “first church in the first town in the first state”. As promised, I detoured to Lewes, Delaware on my way back to Philadelphia. Much of Delaware is just farmland, but when your reach the coastal […]


Comfort Food on a Dreary Day

by carbonboy on April 16, 2011

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Grilled salami, provolone, sweet onion and ripe tomato on a whole wheat baguette About mid-morning yesterday I received word that my client’s massive facility would have an extended power outage over the weekend to upgrade equipment. Woo hoo! I was planning to show up for at least a half day over the weekend, but immediately altered those […]


Sunday Morning at the Philadelphia Italian Market

by carbonboy on April 10, 2011

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The area known as the Italian Market is about as nitty & gritty as it gets, while still being a cool place to browse and shop. It’s diametric to the clean, bright organic markets of the west coast, yet loaded with treats that bring me back to Italy itself. The outdoor fruit & vegetable stands […]


My Mom’s 90th Celebration of Her Birth

by carbonboy on April 5, 2011

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My last time to see my mom alive – I love the shoes in this photo! Ten years ago tonight my mom celebrated her 80th birthday with me at my historic row house in Savannah, Georgia. I had fresh flowers delivered in the morning, and had called her in the afternoon to make certain she would be ready for […]


First Signs of Spring in Philly

by carbonboy on April 4, 2011

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Ah, I was home in Piney Point this weekend, but got consumed in this thing call work. Not that I am complaining, as I can work from about anywhere in the world and still get paid. Yet it was a glorious weekend wasted. All was in bloom in Piney Point, as it is in Washington DC […]