The right feel for natural art

There was plenty of art that felt quite natural on the walls of Beaver Lake Nature Center. I took a moment or two during break from staff day from the library to capture the beauty of the work. Congratulations to all artists who earned a spot at this fabulous homage to our world.

The crack of chair was a warning

So my dear wife Karen and I took the at-last warmup and a sunny spell as a sign that we should move the familiar plastic red chair out from under the side overhang and into the backyard for a relaxation spell. Sit and chat we did, late Saturday afternoon beers in hand. For a couple…

Two days in a row on the course, thank you

Tuesday was sunny and warm, so we stood by the first tee of Timber Banks ready to play spring golf in Central New York again. Never before had we started our golf season off with two rounds on consecutive days, I thought as KP and I prepared to hit our first shots on the Jack…

Finally, golf weather

I thought it would never get here this spring of 2018. Yet at last a blue sky and temperatures above 50 degrees arrived. And on the Monday of my staycation week, no less. KP and I were ready, with tee times set up at Foxfire. Yes, they said, the course is dry enough for the…

The birds were out in full color

I wondered why so many of my library colleagues were grouped at the windows of the big room at Beaver Lake Nature Center. Then I saw the bird houses. The trees. The birds. The beautiful, magnificent birds. These were all photographed through the window panes. My dear wife Karen and I will be returning in…