Clang, clang, clang goes the trolley

My dear wife Karen spotted it first, over on the far side of the big road when we pulled into the Byrne Dairy to fill her car up with gas. A trolley! Yes, indeed. Not the kind attached to overhead cables we’d riddden while in San Francisco, mind you, but of the same sort of…

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The loneliest egg

On a work break walk through the Village of Liverpool, a colleague and I spotted a sad sight on a side street. A single bird’s egg sat, sad and alone, in the middle of the pavement. It was a lovely shade of blue. We surmised that the small thing might belong to a robin. I…

The guy upstairs is rooting for the Orange

I spotted a sign of Orange support while walking with my colleagues during our break at the library. Up high, on the roof of The Retreat, between the beautiful white blooms. The Syracuse squad tackles Cornell in the first round of the men’s college lacrosse playoffs on Sunday in the Carrier Dome. There’s no doubt…

When it grows, it grows fast

Cold, cold, cold, right to summer. That’s the way it seems to have turned here in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. And when our lawn around A Bitty Better needed its first cut of the season … … it really needed it. Front and back. This made the task a bit more labor intensive than…