A grand design at the library

I’m heading out to a Grand Reopening celebration at my Liverpool Public Library workplace this morning. At 9 this morning, words from a podium will be spoken by officials expressing thanks to all who had a hand in making this transformation of looks and function possible. Patrons can ask staffers about stuff. Connections can flourish.…

When life gives you kielbasa

My terrific daughter Elisabeth included one huge ring of kielbasa in my pile of Christmas gifts. She took a trip to the Polish place in Utica to secure it. It sure made for a superb centerpiece of my Polish dinner, accompanied by pierogi, sauerkraut and beans. I had plenty left over to bring to work…

I can always support my team

My dear wife Karen spotted me admiring my New York Mets in the batters box, on the base paths, in the field, toward their spikes. Some of them were wearing cool socks. Now I have a pair. Let’s Go Mets indeed, even in January. Even after this week’s managerial change as part of the sign-stealing…