My neighbor and I went over to Bloomfield and got in line to order our lunch. We took it to go.
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday you need to plan ahead.
You can order via email. If you ordered bread or pizza online you don’t have to wait in the line. Just go ahead to the counter, pay and pick up.
Samples of bread are in bowls on the counter. Here are a couple of loaves. They are sold by the pound so you can get exactly what you need, you don’t have to buy the whole loaf.
Here is Laura on her first day of work. She was gracious to let me photograph her.
That’s a ricotta/almond cake. They weigh the bread and pizza. It was Laura’s (smiling on right) first day
We sampled all four types offered on Friday.
We had a nice lunch back at my neighbor’s.
Lots of fresh veggie toppings.
The one on the right is the Rosa pizza with oregano.
The classic Margherita was my favorite. The combination of basil, fresh mozzarella and tomatoes so fragrant and delicious. Next time I plan to try the bread.
Writer Hal Klein has an article in Pittsburgh Magazine describing the breads, the baker Rick Easton and the bakery
If you plan to go, be sure to click the Bread and Salt link to check on hours of operation.
There is something for everyone. Three floors of all kinds of items.
I don’t need a single thing and yet I enjoy looking.
Instead, I should be signing up for the attic or basement clean-outs offered.
My friend and I were driving back from the yarn store. I was stocking up for the winter.
We’d seen this colorful place on the way out to Sewickley and made a stop on the way back.
The huge ornament is from Kaufmann’s Department Store Santa Land and the giant cage belonged to Mrs. Kaufmann’s tropical bird (which outlived her)
Bill the owner told us the story about the bird and the ornament and you can see how this scene caught our eye as we drove by.
Too bad I didn’t have this photo for the WPC Ornate- Kaufmann’s Christmas Tree
Not sure if bride dolls are still manufactured but they were popular at one time.
I bought a handkerchief. Has a little nursery rhyme in the middle. Another post just for it another day.
So free consultations for Estate Sales, on site and home appraisals, a licensed precious metal dealer,
if you need a cleanout of attic, basement and or garage or need to rent props for a movie or a play
William Cox is the owner. 4331 Ohio River Blvd. (right near where you turn to go to Bellevue)
If you’re looking for something specific, email him
Saturday afternoon I drove home from a happy baby shower on the South Side.
The late autumn light on this sculpture was gorgeous. Although I drive by this sculpture frequently, I don’t stop.
I parked, got out of the car, listened to the fountain and felt the spray as the wind was gusting.
The circle of figures holding one another in the circle seemed particularly beautiful this afternoon. When I came home and looked it up, I was reminded of the sculpture’s title-
Joy of Life.
The Weekly Photo Challenge: Victory
Not quite alliteration with the “g” but this is one majestic tree in Highland Park, Pittsburgh PA.
Ginkgo has several spellings and there are male and female trees. The golden fan leaves make it one of the prettiest trees in autumn.
View one of the Giant Golden Ginkgo Tree
View 2 I felt the telephone pole was in the way but the light is different from this angle.
Didn’t someone just post about beauty in decay?
I know photographers who go into abandoned buildings and take some striking images. Usually with a friend to spot.
Me? I took these from my car window.
Haunting views of Mayview Mental Hospital come to mind, a documentary video created by a wonderful teacher I had at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild– Jill Wiggins.
I returned to Larimer school where my friend Joan used to teach. You might remember the initial post.
Here is what I saw this time. Clearly there is something happening on site. Just now sure what.
Yesterday I photographed a few scenes in the drizzly rain. I posted Pittsburgh Autumn in a Dull Light.
Today it was bright and so I returned to the same spots. You can’t see how windy it was.
Thinking about how light affects the mood, color and feel of a photograph.
Today’s shot of the Homestead Smokestacks
and Three Red Trees
and look what happened on my way home? CLOUDS! Lots of clouds arrived in about fifteen minutes time.
Step Forward Event/Walk (1.5 Miles) to Fight Parkinson’s Disease.
Highland Park, Pittsburgh PA. Saturday morning September 26, 2015.
When the listing for the Fund Raising event said “Fun for the whole family” you can see they were serious.
Face Painting by a Pixie- designer Beth Shari
Yes, that is a Pierogie with a Purse and the Mayor in the blue shirt and jeans
Photographed foggy morning September 16th. How fog affects the image’s feel. A painterly effect.
Grid gallery. From the archives. Once you start looking, it’s surprising to see how many grids present themselves. Seems I lean to shooting through chain link fencing.
City through a chain link fence. Arlington Ball Field.
Felix de la Concha Cathedral of Learning Paintings University of Pittsburgh Alumni Hall
Man on cell phone with statue at MOMA NYC
Andy Warhol Museum from the AGH Parking Lot
looking to Murray Avenue from the Suzanne, Linda and Pat’s Art Show
From my sister’s apartment window. You can see Freedom Tower under construction.
Steelers Garage in Arlington neighborhood.
In response to Michelle W. Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Grid.”
shot with iPhone this evening specifically for the challenge.