Happy 35th anniversary, KP

I’ve written about my friend KP often here. In tales about our golfing rounds. In stories about my newspaper past. When I think about my life now and then, KP plays an important part in it. Of course my dear wife Karen knows this. And so when she saw the image above flash on the…

2015 in review: The little daily lives

To get to the helper monkeys’ point: Write on! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 94,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take…

First half ends with a 7th-place finish

When last I reported in from the Thursday Night Men’s League rolling at Bowling Green in North Syracuse, our Cici’s Pizza squad was battling mightily to remain among the top teams for the first half of our season. Nope. When the first 15 weeks were said and done, we’d finished in seventh place out of…

Oh, happy day

Elisabeth and George Three figured out the perfect way to keep Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle from acting like a lap dog upon their arrival at the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood. They handed over her Christmas present. Peace on earth for the rest of us that Christmas Eve visit as…