No slip-sliding this year, knock on wood

Last winter was not so good for my Chevy Cruze when it snowed. My vehicle is not so new anymore. It was still rolling on the tires the manufacturer put on it in 2011. Even though I consider it a low-mileage car, I was proud that my strict devotion to rotate-when-you-change-the-oil got me creeping to…

Nichols Knows It’s Time

The folks at Nichols are ready with a display come every season. The Thanksgiving twist may be a bit, well, self-involved? I’ll give it to ‘em. They work hard to make their stretch of Second Street look good. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

Snow tracks

I can’t forget that the November snow affects all of us at A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle tip-paws her way out the backdoor for her morning ways. And I get to spot a stunning sunrise as our cherished rescue mutt does her snowy thing.

Here we go

Here’s what my dear wife Karen and I woke up to outside A Bitty Better in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville on Monday morning. It is the week to give thanks, right? I’m happy it’s supposed to go back up to 50 degrees. Melt, maybe?

Sun reflects a weekend mood

After a big work week at the library, I was glad to put the leash on Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle for a late Friday afternoon stroll through the blocks around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. The path I chose this time around took us to the bottom of the block,…

She really doesn’t look it

Happy Birthday, Georgia! A whole, big, batch of family and friends got together to celebrate a round-number birthday for one of my dear wife Karen’s besties. Georgia is one of the crew of the annual girls getaway vacations. She and hubbie Bert also now are our neighbors in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, too. S…