(From syracusenewtimes.com)

‘Heaven Is for Real’ should make everybody think hard about belief

The film studio bigwigs who released ‘Heaven Is for Real’ this particular weekend knew what they were doing. My dear wife Karen and I watched with appropriate wonder on Easter proper. Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly and Connor Corum are fabulous as Nebraska Todd Burpo, his wife and their smart 4-year-old. It’s a true story, which…

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And I didn't even show you my Crocs-with-socks look yesterday.

You really socked it to me

Apparently I have a sock issue. Or so it seems after yesterday’s post titled “So Shoe Me.” I thought I was showing off my good taste in lace-less footwear. You thought I was showing off shocking white socks. So, one last footwear post. Honest. Said Jolene: ” … then I saw your white socks with…

Stay home for the holiday, workers.

Closed for Easter

After viewing “Heaven Is for Real” for my weekly film review for the Syracuse New Times site this afternoon, my dear wife Karen and I took a little walk around the Syracuse mega shopping, dining and entertainment complex Destiny USA. The entertainment and dining portions seemed to be business as usual. Eat-in restaurants were all…

Brown eggs for Easter. Uym.

An eggcellent Easter breakfast

The bunny left brown eggs in our fridge this morning for Easter breakfast. Most eggcellent choice, Hoppy! Really, though, I hear they may have come from the country farm of my friend Steve and his wife Mary. My dear wife Karen may have picked up this dozen when Steve made a delivery at his other…

My new summer walkers.

So shoe me

I made a decision in life that will affect me down to my sole. After a half-century of crossing, pulling, looping, crossing again and pulling tight, I’ve taken the stance that I’ve tied enough shoes in my life. Double knots in the time of need included, I figure that I’ve come to closure with, say,…

On the field, the offense looked better than the defense.

Spring football, Syracuse style

The powers that be would love for Syracuse football to catch on in popularity that could compare with national champion Florida State, big-time power Clemson and other college-crazy environments in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Maybe someday. Not today. At the annual spring game that closes this off-season segment of college football practices, a couple thousand…