May your Thanksgiving be full of joy

What with the family driving in from downstate to share this Thanksgiving holiday with we four Central New Yorkers, my dear wife Karen and I knew exactly what to do. Cracker Barrel’s big meal would give Elisabeth, George Three and us two maximum visiting time with Dory, Jim, Erin and James. Plus, well, it will…

Juice up our air, please and thank you

Cough. Hack. Repeat. Glug that water. Once the temperatures around our part of the world go low enough that our forced air furnace is a regular part of the daily proceedings, we notice our reaction to the resulting lack of humidity in our breathing routine. My dear wife Karen ordered a new dry-air humidifier this…

Great artwork by my dear wife and terrific daughter

Off they went to create. My dear wife Karen and terrific daughter Elisabeth had been looking forward to the rock painting class at great friend Julie’s house for weeks. Better them than me, thought I. Elisabeth has been into the art of putting her soul into painting rocks for awhile now, placing her creations in…