Stay tall, tree

This particular tree keeps catching my eye when I look up during neighborhood walks with cherished rescue mutt Ellie B. That spot holds no leaves while the rest, yes, stays quite full. Of course I wonder why this is so.

This could be our last game at the dome

When Clemson comes to the Carrier Dome every other season, it’s a big deal. The Tiger are the class of the Atlantic Coast Conference, a national championship winner, a mainstay in the four-team playoffs, a fun game to watch because the hometown Orange plays up to the challenge. My dear wife Karen and I were…

We’re hoping the Dome will light up with a win

Syracuse has been oh-so-close the last two weeks on the college football field. And tonight Clemson comes to the Carrier Dome. The last time the traditional power of the Atlantic Coast Conference visiting our humble town for a Friday night contest, the Orange pulled off the huge upset. Can they turn that corner that fell…

Back to our usual college football normal

After our big adventure in State College, Pa., and Beaver Stadium last week for the Penn State-Indiana Game, I wondered how I’d feel going back to the half-as-large Carrier Dome as my dear wife Karen and I returned to our usual she-drives-back routine. I felt right at home is how I felt. Something about a…