A lake lies in wait

If you dare make your way down the street, over the snow pile, across the icy lawn and to the dock, there is a reward to be found on an afternoon break walk from the library desk. Onondaga Lake at its wintry best awaits past the silent docks. Icy, yes. Beautiful, most definitely. Advertisements

The color of winter

White snow, gray skies, ice a mix of slate. You’d think that an afternoon break walk from the desk at the library could bring nothing but a stark picture of the season. Even without the sun or a blue sky, you’d be wrong. A ribbon of glory awaits where the sky and land kiss and…

The snow, she piles up

Even if one should decide to venture down for a look at Onondaga Lake during the afternoon break from one’s desk at the library, well … Snow this winter has piled up at the Tulip Street walk-in. And melted. And piled up again. The stack looks high from the lake side, too. Wait! Doesn’t that…

What does the snow do for our view of life?

All that snow can get dirty pretty darn quick on the roads of Central New York. Even on the residential streets around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. The plows do their best to clear the way. And I want to think that we still have a view of Onondaga Lake way…

The snow out back is knee-high

The backyard snow so far this January 2018 at A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville has been off the charts. Last winter, our first here, I seemed able to keep up. This year, not so much. I mean, look at what crept up last weekend. I did manage a path out that…