About that ham Elisabeth won

I told my daughter Elisabeth I’d make a good dish out of the ham she delivered to me from the big hunk she won at the Polish day the four of us attended in Utica. Cooked in a pan, sliced tenderly, served with alfredo noodles and mixed vegetables … with another left over for another…

Of turtles, crawfish and a Hamilton creek

My terrific daughter Elisabeth texted me a photo of a dirty turtle. She quickly followed it with another of some sort of crustacean. And left it to my imagination to respond … OK, I give up, why are these things at your orthopedic office in Hamilton. It turns out that the turtle and crawfish both…

I tipped my hat to this heritage tribute

Walking on the Syracuse University hill on Saturday, my dear wife Karen and I admired the grassy square tribute set up for Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs through Oct. 15. Flags for the representative nations line the lawn. May those of Latinx Hispanic Heritage celebrate proudly. By the way, the sign also led me…

Flower photo request for my dear wife

Walking from the Syracuse University quad to the Carrier Dome for Saturday’s college football game, a flower garden just a tad to the right of the stadium caught my dear wife Karen’s eye. She asked very nicely for my to take a photograph of the yellow ones. At the moment I thought they were Black-eyed…

A week makes a difference on the SU hill

Everything went much smoother for the second Syracuse University home college football game on Saturday. My dear wife Karen and I decided to forego any tailgating in our designated parking lot before the noon kickoff between the Syracuse Orange and Albany Great Danes, instead walking right to the quad to get in line to secure…

OK, now on the field

As we head into game day for the Syracuse Orange against Albany today in the Carrier Dome, I’ll finish up the recap from last week’s home opener experience for my dear wife Karen and I. What matters most, still to me, is the results on the field. Syracuse looked much better than last season’s one-win-only…

Still feels like the Carrier Dome

We’ve been hearing about that new roof and center-of-the-field video board for a whole darn year now. I did enjoy seeing them for myself on Saturday. As much as the profile of the non-air-supported roof changed the skyline outside, the inside profile didn’t look that different to me. The center of the roof looks familiar…

We have to do what?

As my dear wife Karen and I reached the Syracuse University quad Saturday, we saw and heard the marching band up on the steps of Hendricks Chapel. We noted fans in line for food and drinks. Then we looked for the tent to check in with our vaccination cards, following the instructions emailed to me…