OK, now on the field

As we head into game day for the Syracuse Orange against Albany today in the Carrier Dome, I’ll finish up the recap from last week’s home opener experience for my dear wife Karen and I. What matters most, still to me, is the results on the field. Syracuse looked much better than last season’s one-win-only…

Still feels like the Carrier Dome

We’ve been hearing about that new roof and center-of-the-field video board for a whole darn year now. I did enjoy seeing them for myself on Saturday. As much as the profile of the non-air-supported roof changed the skyline outside, the inside profile didn’t look that different to me. The center of the roof looks familiar…

We have to do what?

As my dear wife Karen and I reached the Syracuse University quad Saturday, we saw and heard the marching band up on the steps of Hendricks Chapel. We noted fans in line for food and drinks. Then we looked for the tent to check in with our vaccination cards, following the instructions emailed to me…

More people are ready for the game party

Get those flags and Crouse tower, was the request from my dear wife Karen as we walked from our designated parking lot up the Syracuse University hill toward the quad and then the Carrier Dome. Sure thing. This lot was more crowded than ours, I noted. We are offered an opportunity be the university to…

Lots of space for our tailgate

The Syracuse University college football season ticket experience took 2020 off for my dear wife Karen and I, frankly one of the lesser concerns in that first year of the world vs. COVID-19. The bounce back earlier in 2021 was enough to convince those that decide such things that people could again return to live…

Remembering at the Carrier Dome

Our first experience in the renovated Carrier Dome happened to take place Saturday, on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. The unfurling of the flag held by important service folks, playing of the National Anthem by the Syracuse marching band and flag graphic rolling on the new center of the field video board provided a memorable…

Picnic plant

Picnics at the Park sure can look nice. I took the time to snap this beauty just off the beaten path at Onondaga Lake Park a couple Thursdays ago. Can’t help but dig the blooms.