Happy New Year’s Eve from the lovely village

Before you get out into the hustle and bustle of welcoming in 2018, here’s one last pretty scene from the street in front of my workplace library in the Village of Liverpool. Here’s hoping that the comforts that I’ve felt inside the walls of the Liverpool Public Library in 2017 extends to your place in…

A taste of the Beatles takes over the country spot

I unfortunately noticed on my last trip to Syracuse I noticed that Cowboys Saloon gave up the ghost. Too bad. My dear wife Karen and I enjoyed our meal and happy hour beverages in the spot that replaced Toby Keith’s bar and restaurant. Syracuse’s mega shopping, dining and entertainment complex moved quickly enough to put…

It’s all in the name come birthday beers

Now it can be told, this one present in the package I received from my co-workers at the library during my birthday week celebration. My fantastic boss took advantage of supermarket Wegmans invitation to mix-and-match a six-pack of craft beers. She carefully chose according to … … brand names that fit my personality. Nailed it.…

All is well in the World of Nichols

You know the folks who take care of the prime spot in front of Nichols in the Village of Liverpool gussied it up for this holiday. Coming or going, they’re making sure you have more than your cup of morning coffee or sack of groceries. Great spirits, yes.