Ray Brothers BBQ serves us well

We and the kids decided it was time to visit the Ray Brothers BBQ, the increasingly famous joint out in Madison County. It was worth the post-work drive for my dear wife Karen and I Three of us were definitely satisfied with the pulled pork, served Carolina style with cole slaw mixed right in. George…

That’s a powerful cluster

Checking out the latest round of blooms in the backyard gardens, I notice an odd configuration in the corner rose bush. These blooms have chosen togetherness. A handful of beauty has decided to press into what looks like one giant ball of color. My dear wife Karen and I agree that we don’t recall seeing…

Drawn out by a downpour

So my dear wife Karen and I had decided to seek a beverage or two and a big calzone for dinner at the Cobblestone in the Village of Liverpool. All of a sudden we hear the rain against the roof and the roads. I take to the front door porch, say hello to those sitting…

Cool cars return, hooray

After a year away because COVID-19 shut everything down last summer, the vintage cars have returned to my part of the world this weekend for the big show up at the New York State Fairgrounds. So after leaving work yesterday afternoon, part of my errand list was to stop at the hotel parking lot for…

Bunny seems calm

I got up early enough to get to the Village of Liverpool for a pre-work walk the other day. Right off the bat, I spotted a confident bunny. The rabbit practically dared me to take its photo. Happy day, indeed.