Take it easy, cherished rescue mutt

I have noticed that even our cherished rescue mutt Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle has appeared a bit out of sorts at times during the pandemic. My initial thought was that she would love more company with our schedules changing. But, not all the time. She frets with us, I find, keeping her finely tuned…

Baseball back here, please

My terrific daughter and George Three combined my love of a great shirt and a certain baseball squad with a fine Christmas gift this year. So when I pull on this long-sleeved beauty, I’m warm with thoughts that maybe come spring, 2021 can bring the return of our Syracuse Mets. Missing the 2020 season for…

Love-hate relationship

Cherished rescue mutt Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle’s stockpile of toys expanded over the holidays. She had gift bags to open, yes. So when I spy a lone toy she’s doing a morning thing, I wonder if it was taken on the journey because it’s a favorite or because it’s being given a time out.


There was something about the way the white stump was almost completely hiding out behind the bigger gray tree that caught my fancy. The emergence above the creek almost looks like an animal head to me.

A little to the left

I promise to you that I was standing straight up and down when I pulled out my iPhone 8 to take this image. I saw the evergreen leaning to the left and wondered if it was a constant breeze off of Onondaga Lake that made it grow this way.