Wow, the Mets have memories

You walk into the main entrance of the New York Mets’ Citi Field and into the Rotunda. There’s an elaborate tribute to Jackie Robinson, the first to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Many considered these Metropolitans to be a replacement for his Brooklyn Dodgers, who’d left for Los Angeles, when they were…

Ellie B’s big homecoming

For that day trip to see the New York Mets play the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field on Saturday, my dear wife Karen and I had to drop Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle off at the Shop City Animal Hospital before we picked up Steve and Kristen to start the journey. And they don’t staff…

Ted 2‘s What Happens When a Bear’s Just Not Funny

Seth MacFarlane misses the mark so badly with Ted 2 that I didn’t know whether I wanted to put my hands over my eyes or my ears. One of each? No, that wouldn’t work. His sequel to the comedy about the teddy bear that came alive and pals up with Johnny, the boy whose parents…

A rainy road trip to Citi Field

I bought the four tickets to see our New York Mets play the Cincinnati Reds online two months ago, so my dear wife Karen, my great friend and bowling teammate Steve Vicik Jr. and his wife Kristen were sort of excited when our Saturday in June finally rolled around. Rain in the forecast for the…

The best course in America for $20

Halfway through the back nine at Foxfire Golf Course in Baldiwnsville New York, I made a declaration to KP, Tater and Netti. This could be the best golf course anybody can play for twenty bucks, I said to my great friends as we waited for our turn to hit on the tee. Gorgeous scenery cut…

CNY Bloggers Group breaks vegetables

Mitch Mitchell doesn’t just sit down every day to figure out what he wants to share with the world on his blog. Mitchell has to choose what to publish on his five. Stefanie Noble has gotten back to posting every day at her place. She pushes the publish button from the same street where I…