Icy morning

If it’s not snow to clear from the car before pulling out to work … … it’s ice. My Chevy Cruz had a thin layer of freeze all over it on Wednesday morning in the Galeville neighborhood in Liverpool. I thought maybe that a few minutes running with the defrosters on would take care of…

The dog toys slip past me

As hard as I guard that back door, our cherished rescue mutt Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle somehow seems to slip one past me now and again. So when I dig out in the backyard of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville I find gold. Or in this case, an orange carrot…

A road worth taking

So sometime in December I got a text from my dear wife Karen asking me which Bruce Springsteen song was my favorite. Thought so, she answered to my reply. At home, she told me she’d been talking about the Boss with co-workers. Cool. Then I opened holiday presents and unrolled this poster. She spotted it…

So much to clear

Maybe we didn’t get the two feet top end the weather folks had warned me about when we were heading into the storm that came to our neck of the world last weekend. No matter the final count. When I went out front of A Bitty Better in our Galeville neighborhood in Liverpool on Sunday…

And it’s still coming down

The TV weather folks are telling me this Sunday morning that we’ve gotten 8 to 12 inches. We can expect another 4 to 5 inches as we go about our business around Syracuse, N.Y., this Sunday in late January, 2019. How much did we get, exactly, since I cleared everything off Saturday around A Bitty…

Before the big snowfall

With all of the weather forecasts telling me we were in for as much as two feet of snow between 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday, I decided it would be a good time to take stock of how the front and back looked at A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville…