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Ponka Way and Oneida Street- Feb 26, 2015 and Oct 8,1907

Almost all of our snow has disappeared this week but here’s my photo from Mt.Washington, a block from Grandview where I turned from the Duquesne Incline, Feb 26, 2015.

The demolished house structure appears to be the house in the old photo below but not for certain.Oneida St

Here is the link to the Oct. 8, 1907 image I found at and got permission to show on the blog to compare the two views.

Ponka Way and Onedia St 1907

Photo Credit- Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection, 1901-2002, AIS.1971.05, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh.   Thanks to the Media Curator, Miriam, for granting permission. 

Oneida St and Ponka Way

Oneida St and Ponka Way house

VW Family in North Carolina

from the Archives.  I learned to drive on a VW bug. 1969. Black, stick-shift.  Taken in North Carolina a couple of years ago.

Just as it was. No set-up. Generations of Volkswagens.

Paints in Muffin Tins- A Still Life

from the archives Click here and checkout the Royal Wedding Towel from 1981 on Keep or Pitch today

Paints in Muffin Tins


Thanks for the well wishes
and emails. I’m coming along.
Today is one from the archives.
Reminds me of an abstract painting
on a museum wall.

Shadows at the Met

By the information booth at the Metropolitan Museum in NYC.  From the archives.

From the archives. Taken from the balcony, looking down


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