Over the past four weeks, we’ve photographed scores of optimistic Philadelphians in our home studio, as part of our pre-election, anti-angst photo campaign…
Click here to learn more about the smiling artists in our windows at E. Passyunk Avenue & Tasker Street – and our quest to show hundreds more upbeat Philadelphians on our blog.
ON THE STREET WHERE WE LIVE…
Today we’ll stroll our South Philadelphia neighborhood to introduce you to just a handful of the equally upbeat business people and customers we’ve met during our four years here….
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“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.” Colette
After four years of postponing outside repairs on our South Philadelphia home, we finally decided to bite the proverbial paintbrush.
Not because the building desperately needed painting, but because our metal bump-out windows had so many leaks that birds were nesting inside….
“Besides, I am so over this green and tan color scheme….”
SHOW ME THE MONEY
So this summer, we dug into our piggy bank and hired Mexcon, the cheerful, talented, and very popular local cooperative that has helped us with everything from kitchen cabinets to sidewalk repair…
Heaven bless those Mexcon guys, who spent endless days in the 90-degree heat sanding and repairing our vintage bay windows