Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Adventures of Photographing a Solar Eclipse (Travel Tuesday)

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Solar Eclipse 1979 Winnipeg, Canada. Photo courtesy of Eileen Souza

It was the 26th of February 1979, and the four of us were standing in a field (or should I say ‘on a field’ since we were wearing snowshoes) in Winnipeg, Ontario, Canada. We were outfitted in full Artic gear, setting up our camera equipment, in anticipation of the sun being totally blocked out by the moon. Going back about […]

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(Not So) Wordless Wednesday – Four Coal Miners?

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Leon [Leo] Bianchi is first and Condy Furlani is third from the left. The remaining two men are unknown to me.

I am using this theme to post my mystery photos in hopes that someday I’ll be able to solve them.     This is a photo of four men. It appears to have been taken in a photography studio but there was no imprint on the photo nor was there a frame or holder. I believe my grandfather, Candido (Condy) […]

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Polish Chrusciki (Family Recipe Friday)

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Chrusciki or Krusciki, also known as bow ties or angel wings, are a Polish deep fried pastry covered in either granulated or powdered sugar. I prefer the powdered sugar. They are traditional to serve on holidays and special occasions. I tasted my first Chrusciki at my cousin’s wedding many years ago, and it was love at first taste. I checked […]

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