May you have a great Feb. 14

Spotted during my recent walk in Downtown Syracuse … … a perfect message for today with this store name. May you all have a good Valentine’s Day.

Maybe I’ll try one of their non-beers

Walking recently in downtown Syracuse, I noticed the logo for an old joke-telling emporium on a corner awning. Oh, yes, Wise Guys Comedy Club. I recall seeing many comics at a handful of different spots around Syracuse during my decades as a Central New Yorker. At this corner? I remember eating at various restaurants here.…

A big, cold moon over Tipp Hill

My dear wife Karen and I went out to meet friends for a burger and beverage at the Blarney Stone early Saturday evening. When we stepped out into the weekend chill, I had to strip my gloves and clutch my iPhone 8. The big moon over Syracuse’s Tipperary Hill neighborhood simply was magnificent. And then…

Be gone, snow piles

They didn’t want to let it pile up in the Village of Liverpool. I was surprised on a recent work break walk to notice workers amid the snow hauling process even though only a few inches had piled up. They were getting ready for a bigger snow to come later. Which, of course, it did…