I can count on the classic cars every year

At a certain point of the summer, I know if I go to Kinney Drugs on Electronics Parkway, I need only walk to the adjoining parking lot to get a great view of classic cars. I right away was drawn to this lineup of Cougars. And note the stuffed Cougar on the dash of the…

Music can heal

A couple weekends back, my dear wife Karen and I went to a special show at local joint Sharkey’s. I needed to show my support for the leader of the Todd Hobin Band. It’s been a tough summer for Todd. Just weeks before this show, his longtime band mate and friend, Doug Moncrief, passed away…

Great catch by the kids

Yes, my terrific daughter Elisabeth listens when we talk about our vacation discoveries. She and George Three found our favorite Cape Cod brew at their supermarket in Oneida. Now we have two six-packs coming our way via the Price Chopper. Yum.

Bright and hot these fireworks were

The Syracuse Mets organization knows what to do when a weekend game ends. Toss T-shirts out to fans. Then shoot fireworks off for the crowd. This night’s were very colorful. Smoky, too. A big piece of casing came down on my arm. At least I did not spot a fire such as the one reported…

My daughter thinks the Syracuse Mets rock

My terrific daughter Elisabeth had a unique preparation for our most recent trip to see the Syracuse Mets. She painted up a special rock. And then another. She made sure to put them in a location of high visibility, with instructions on the back for passing the vibe on. One out of two ain’t bad.

A uniform celebration with the Syracuse Mets

My terrific daughter Elisabeth suggested we all go the Syracuse Mets game not just to see the baseball but to get the replica game day jerseys they were handing out to the first 2,000 people who showed up. Yes, we were, arriving together from my dear wife Karen and I’s house a mile or so…