Ellie B and Bailey enjoy the Chiefs’ Bark in the Park

Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle made a new friend at Bark in the Park this season. Our cherished rescue mutt’s ears went back when her beloved George Three piled out of the car in the NBT Bank Stadium parking lot with my terrific daughter Elisabeth and … Bailey. Another dog! My dear wife Karen had…

Diamonds aren’t forever

The diamond is mowed into the front lawn of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. I pushed our red mower through the final diagonal, the fourth and last of the pattern I’ll establish in this first summer since moving from The Little Bitty in the Syracuse neighborhood of Eastwood. Final verdict? It…

Happy Memorial Day! And Go Terps Go

We salute those that served us today. Happy Memorial Day from A Bitty Better in the Liverpool, N.Y., neighborhood of Galeville. My dear wife Karen and I included a flagpole yesterday among our holiday weekend purchases. And when we got home, I mounted the bracket on the fence at the back of our driveway and…

Galeville boasts resourceful squirrels

Out one recent morning with my iPad Pro in my hand, a commotion in the neighbor’s yard to the right caught my eyes and ears. A squirrel was hoisting a piece of white bread or somesuch as big as it was up a tree. Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville squirrels are extremely strong, I see. Much…

This kid’s birthday is coming up soon

Back when he was a little kid, my dear wife Karen and I were regulars at Evan’s birthday parties. Of course, boys outgrow parents inviting THEIR friends to the bash, so we missed the last one. Our hearts were still in it, though. Which made us smile widely when we and his parents turned up…

Timber Banks plays tough no matter how you slant it

KP and I made sure we used the Golf Expo coupon to play Timber Banks on the cheap this season. Sure, that meant we played the tough Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course in the northwest Syracuse suburb of Baldwinsville as just the second time out for the season in order to make the end-of-May cut line…