Stage done right in Syracuse.

All the world’s a (Syracuse) Stage

Sometimes I get so caught up in my world of movie and music writing and love of live sports that I forget all about how thrilling a trip to see live drama is. Big mistake, that. And in Syracuse we have much. In October, I reviewed ‘Book of Mormon’ when Famous Artists brought that traveling…

We had to look twice.

Guarding their galaxies

The things Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle and I spy on our walks beyond our Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhoods of Eastwood and Lyncourt. Tuesday’s eyeful started with odd. Eccentric. Provocative. Well, odd. Anybody can put a basketball hoop at the peak of their garage. And it doesn’t take much chutzpah to hang…

The Lee House, on Old Executive House plaza.

D.C. in Photos: Old and New

The architecture of Washington, D.C., can take your breath away. Some of America’s capital, of course, has been there for centuries. Museums and government buildings were built to stand forever, it seemed, as my dear wife Karen walked past their grand stature and impressive lines. Some of it, though, has sprung up of more recent…

Hell Yeah, That’s Ma’ Boy!

My BloggyVille friend Marissa Bergen, poetess behind Glorious Results of a Mispent Youth, posted an important non-verse story today. Her son landed a role in a music video from the band Hell Yeah. That’s cool, sure. But the best part is that the song delivers a powerful message against domestic abuse. Please click the link…