Old Man Winter’s act getting old

Now is the winter of our discontent. The last four years have been a roller coaster. But this winter has been extreme by any standards.Over the winters of 2009-10 and 2010-11, the Philadelphia area received huge snow storms that buried us for days each year. We thought that was bad.Then we received a couple of … Continue reading Old Man Winter’s act getting old

Best cheesesteaks in Philly

There is no one in the world who can legitimately judge a cheesesteak contest without being from Philly. And there are few from Philly who can more legitimately judge them than me.That's a mighty big claim to make in this town, home of the most awesome and delicious sandwich on God's green earth.But notice that … Continue reading Best cheesesteaks in Philly

Nobody bakes a cake as Tasty

1914 was an important year for beginnings. For the planet at large, the year marked the beginning of World War I, the "Great War" as it was known in those days.This military conflict would last almost five years, eventually see nearly 70 million combatants take part, nearly 9 million of whom would perish, and would … Continue reading Nobody bakes a cake as Tasty