Let’s hear it for the Children’s Hospital

For Friday night’s Syracuse college football game against Clemson, my dear wife Karen and I decided to take a different walking route up to the Carrier Dome. It took us past the Golisano Children’s Hospital at Upstate Medical University. As dusk falls on the Syracuse University hill, this sure is a striking sight. I’m glad…

Everything’s still coming up roses

My dear wife Karen did a great job this season with the backyard gardens at A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Our first summer definitely delighted the gardener in her. The roses, in fact, had October blooms in them. So she clipped the pretty pink plant and placed some under the flat…

Looking good for class

My dear wife Karen embraces her Central Service Processing class at BOCES with much enthusiasm. In a few months, she’ll be starting a new career, making sure surgical equipment is thoroughly cleaned for surgeons. Last week, the teacher took the class on a field trip to three on the local hospitals. She wants the students…

Apple pies and pumpkins out Oswego way

My dear wife Karen and I definitely enjoy this new October tradition. The drive north to Ontario Orchards in Oswego comes with apples on our mind. We want to come back to A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville with two apple pies, one regular and one No Sugar Added. We want some…