A dress-up party at the Landmark feels right

We skipped my dear wife Karen’s office party last year. For some reason. Saturday night we put on the nice clothes, drove the 3 1/2 miles downtown from the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood, and mixed and mingled with her co-workers from the Syracuse Media Group in the beautifully restored Landmark…

One last celebration for my birthday week

The text from my terrific daughter Elisabeth asked where I’d like to meet for a birthday celebration meal. Yes, our busy schedules would allow her and George Three to break bread with my dear wife Karen and I before my Birthday Week was said and done. Where to, she asked? I went for the mid-day…

OK, now I understand Star Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi

Buy it, my dear wife Karen said. And so, the Friday that so many folks around America were flocking to theaters to be awakened by The Force, thanks to Amazon Prime we sat in the living room of the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood and watched Star Wars: The New Hope…

The Force Awakens within me, and I get Star Wars

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is worth all the fuss. And you don’t have to be one of the diehard followers of the franchise birthed in 1977 from the mind of George Lucas to appreciate the seventh installment, the one long-awaited by fans of IV, V and VI. (Yeah, I, II and III were prequels,…

Organic, yes

My drive to Fabius, N.Y., this week reminded me once more of my fascination of wind power. The folks who run Trinder Farm say it’s an organic organization on their sign. And out behind the working buildings, one lone, tall structure fit into that philosophy. Yes, they’re harnessing nature as well as growing organically. The…