That fella singing in the coffee shop…

That fella singing in the coffee shop…. My BloggyVille friend from Washington State, Sassy, has started a new grassroots music-themed blog. House concerts? Hell, yes, I say. I look forward to her first big reveal. Click over and enjoy. Advertisements

Striking skies over Syracuse

As Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle and I worked our way back toward the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood this half-and-half spring Sunday afternoon, we couldn’t help but note the sky above. April prepares to give itself up to May, and the see and the saw of this dance was somewhere…

A quick glimpse at a portable grilling paradise

A trip to the nearby Home Depot to buy some energy-efficient lightbulbs for the back porch ceiling fans earlier this week led to a parking lot discovery that proved some more that summer, she’s a coming. Orange-coned off in the outskirts of the big box parking lot was a lonely tractor-trailer that was drawing a…

Kimberly Rossi nourishes her many loves

When Kimberly Rossi is on the other side of the message, I know the story likely is going to be interesting. She’s the one who urged me to review the hot new CD by the Fabulous Ripcords and write about the dentist who provided free work to those who served on Veterans Day and write…

And the Earth still does what she wants

And on the day after Earth Day, my dear wife Karen and I wake up in the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city Eastwood neighborhood to a reminder that spring can still be mean. The new flowers and greening lawn were hit with overnight snow. It stuck. The temperature now at 8:45 a.m. reads 37º…