I can help figure things out, Dooley noted

The question came from my Syracuse-area blogging friend Ermine. She wanted to change things around on her too-dormant WordPress site. She didn’t want to change the whole domain and lose the followers she’d built. Could I help? I’ve made enough alterations here since starting markbialczak.com in February 2013 that I agreed. So she came over…

No, I didn’t get an invite to this one

When we walked into the corridor to see Office Christmas Party at the Regal Cinemas’ franchise at Syracuse mega shopping, dining and entertaining complex Destiny USA, my dear wife Karen caught the photo-op backdrop for the movie. And told me to pose. Yes, I listen to these requests. No poster possibilities here. What’s is the…

The flag still flies …

Walking around the Liverpool Public Library to survey the effects of Storm Stella last sweep, my breath escaped my chest when my eyes hit upon our American Flag. Something’s not quite right, I thought from afar. It was still flying high. It still looked proud. But a walk closer confirmed my suspicion. The winds had…