My first Chiefs game of the year was a hit

Syracuse Chiefs baseball with KP and Bake sure was a nice way to break in a new season. My idea for the three of us to park our cars near the road by the Carousel entrance to Destiny USA turned out to be a good one. Syracuse’s mega shopping, dining and entertainment complex is just…

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Happy Father’s Day, way back and less back

Father’s Day is for memories. Your mind goes back to the man who gave you this life. Sweet, some. Bittersweet, some. How did you feel about Father’s Day, dad? Pop Pop passed when he was hardly 50, you were barely 30 and I was yet to reach my teens. I don’t remember the three of…

Singers come in all styles

My dear wife Karen and I went out for a night of social fun with our good friends Georgia a Bert a few weekends back, to a Central New York spot that’s known for its karaoke. Singers, on Milton Avenue in Solvay. It lived up to its reputation. Georgia loves to take the microphone and…

My Mets and the Yankees put on a great show

There’s something about seeing the Mets and the Yankees get together. Even when the Mets are struggling badly, losers of eight straight, and the Yankees could be the best team in baseball. On Sunday night in the Mets’ house, there were still more Mets fans in the joint than Yankees fans. I’d call the Citi…

The big bus leads to Citi Field

I heard the pitch on the Brent Axe show driving home from my job at the library and brought it up to my dear wife Karen. The local ESPN affiliate had put together a bus trip from its station lot in Syracuse’s Armory Square to Citi Field in Flushing. Not just for any New York…