Philadelphia

Philly to Piney Point Phase II

by carbonboy on June 13, 2011

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Moon over Piney Point Lighthouse – June 12, 2011 My trusty old Mazda pickup truck has been with me since I last left Monterey, California in 1998. These days it mostly sits in the driveway, making a occasional trip to the dump during our community’s annual spring cleanup. Yet I do pull it back into […]

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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 […]

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The Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show

by carbonboy on March 27, 2011

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The craftsmen may cringe at my simplified reductions of their work, but my focus was simply on form and light Any signs of Spring were delayed by an annoying cold spell here in Philadelphia. As it was my week to stay here, I opted to do something indoors. A quick Philly weekend events search brought me to […]

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The Ancient Philadelphia Taverns

by carbonboy on February 27, 2011

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Did Ben Franklin hang out here? Well maybe, as he is buried nearby. But unlikely as this is early 1800’s architecture (for lack of a better term).  But this place may be close to where he once walked, and drank! Benjamin Franklin wrote: “there can’t be good living where there is not good drinking” and “beer is […]

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