Holdouts on the water

When it was warm enough to take my work break walks past the Onondaga Lake Marina, It was still warm enough to take a small boat out on the water. I counted three small vessels holding out. The Fihal Three!

Come right at us, sun

Yes, it comes to greet us kind of late in the morning. But I do like the fact that this late autumn sunrise aims straight toward me through the backyard trees when I let our cherished rescue mutt Ellie B out for her morning meandering.

Fast and Furious franchise can still count on its Rock

The slam-bang of Fast and Furious rolls along right along. This ninth edition of the world-goes-fast franchise isn’t quite a sequel. The adventure directed by David Leitch from the screenplay by Chris Morgan and Drew Pearce does not gather together the familiar ensemble of crafty characters to eliminate the dangers put in front of them…

It shaped up as a good day

A solo trip to the final game of the Syracuse football season allowed me plenty of snapping time for interesting scenes. Even though it was below freezing, some fans still dotted the reserved lots and tailgated for all they were worth as time wound down to the 12:30 p.m. kickoff vs. Wake Forest. It was…

Where have all the fans gone?

It didn’t seem like too far past that the parking lot up on the Syracuse University hill was packed with optimistic football fans for a big night football game against defending national champion Clemson. When I pulled into our Lot for the final game of the season at the end of November, I felt isolated,…

Two pairs for less than one

It was time for a new pair of glasses, I knew when I left for my yearly appointment with my longtime eye doctor. After the drops and the tests were done, she agreed. My vision had changed. For the first time in three years, new progressives were on my list. I talked with my friend…