Flush with excitement

My dear wife Karen and I got tired of having to lift the little handle up every darn time we used the thing. That was the only way we could get the water to stop running. There comes a time when you know an something familiar in the house has to be replaced. Oh, I…

How can one lonely little lawyer withstand mountain of influence and poison thrown out by Dupont, explores Dark Waters

Robert Bilott was minding his own business in an important top-attorney meeting at a Cincinnati law firm one fateful day in 1998 when he’s informed that there’s a visitor in the lobby who won’t leave without a face-to-face. Lives change when he takes that carton of videotapes(!) from West Virginia farmer Wilbur Tennant, who’s chronicled…

Thank you, lake view

On my work breaks, I can no longer take that coveted stroll along the Onondaga Lake Park path with my Liverpool Public Library colleagues. Instead I seek 15 minutes of serenity in my neighborhood. I have the lake down there. It is a peaceful view, thankfully, very much.

It was not a passenger plane

Stepping out the front door during a work break, something up high caught my eye. A plane. People are not flying much during the New Normal, I read online and see on newscasts. This aircraft looked other-than-passenger. We do have those that protect stationed at Syracuse Hancock International. But this had a vintage look from…

Award-winning rescue mutt

My dear wife Karen had to order a package to arrive in the mail from our cherished rescue mutt Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle. She know how much the dog would like opening the darn thing up. And playing with the toy inside. No to mention wearing the award necklace. The Barkies were a big…