From funnynamesblog.com

Will you see your shadow over at the Blog of Funny Names?

How many of you have gained all of your knowledge about the big holiday Hoo-ha today from the movie? You know, Groundhog Day, the Lay’s Potato Chip of a flick starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell from 1993 that you couldn’t help but watch over and over again? Of course sometimes Hollywood (loosely) bases its…

(From michaelconnelly.com)

Michael Connelly crosses Harry Bosch over the line

Harry Bosch is struggling with his conscience again. LA’s crime fighter that comes from the mind of Michael Connelly is deep into finding out if somebody did or did not commit the murder in The Crossing. Once again, the man whose familiar handle shortens his given name only the more sophisticated in his circles realize…

Discounts deep, they say.

Discount Nordstrom store, whoa!

A new store recently popped up on our radar at Syracuse mega shopping, dining and entertainment complex Destiny USA, so last Saturday my dear wife Karen and I stopped our stroll to drop in and take a look. Nordstrom Rack promised big deals on great brands. So said the sign out front. Hover over either…

What's going on in there, Ellie B?

Doggie daydreams at 5

Caught in a pensive mood, Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle is gazing upon the side yard in our Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood. So I wonder about our beloved rescue mutt as she approaches her fifth year with us … what is she thinking about as she looks out on the…

Made by my dear wife Karen.

Shrimp ‘n Grits, ooh-la-la

Those trips to the Outer Banks of North Carolina and Myrtle Beach, S.C. that my dear wife Karen has taken with her great friends for those Girls Getaways in summers past paid off for my tummy this winter. She got a hankering for a dish she likes to order down there in the southern region…

Andy Murray, during his victory in the Australian open. (Vincent Thian/AP/From The Post-Standard)

A victorious scream Down Under

Reading through my sports section of The Syracuse Post-Standard on Tuesday morning, I came across a small photograph of British tennis star Andy Murray that caught my eye. That mouth! So elongated, I thought. Was it a special lens used by Associated Press photographer Vincent Thian down there in Melbourne for the 2016 Australian open…