Natalie Portman pours her soul into Jackie

Natalie Portman deserves every honor that comes her way for Jackie. She takes this complicated part from the mind of director Pablo Larrain and pen of screenwriter Noah Oppenheim and makes sure audiences for sure think yes, that is what we remember of our Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy in this critical time of U.S. history, be…

A lovely look to the library’s street

When I left work Friday afternoon, there was still enough light left to jog down to Onondaga Lake Park to take some pictures with my iPhone 6s. OK, I walked briskly from the cold. No jogging for me. The lake photos I’ll save for another post. Tulip Street upon my return provided the perfect image…

Plugging the hole, or sometimes you must vent

When my dear wife Karen and I moved into A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, the master bedroom came equipped with one gaping hole. At the bottom was where the heat came out. At the top we saw the plug from the mounted TV … in the living room on the other…

Baseball, please, Hot Stove style

The Syracuse Chiefs Hot Stove Dinner warmed me up for the 2017 baseball season last Friday night. When my dear wife Karen asked me if I’d like her to say yes to two tickets offered to her at her job at Syracuse Media Group, I said yes in a flash. This baseball fan was ready…

A huge night for Tiny

Something special happened for the Limp Lizard squad during Thursday Night Men’s League action at Bowling Green last week. And it wasn’t the fact that we won all three games for the first time to up our second-half record to 9-12. My teammate Tiny had a week that was. If you can’t quite make out…