As we prepare for Thanksgiving tomorrow, I got to thinking about things I’ve taken in around the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood in the last year that have made my life richer in some way.
In fact, I picked a dozen such memories I’ve written about over the last year — one per month — as a recap for today’s Mark It Up community column for Syracuse Public Media site WAER.org.
You can read it by clicking the link below.
Friday night, thousands will come together in Clinton Square for the annual tree lighting ceremony. I went over Monday afternoon with my iPhone 6 to take the photograph above of this year’s tall, wide pine, with the portable ice rink also just set up for months of use to come in front of it.
What events in your part of our world are you thankful for as we head to this holiday, and why? What makes your community a better place, and how do people show appreciation for it? What would you like to see in your community that you’ve noted elsewhere?