That’s our pile

Winter continues in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, and thank you, plow guy. There’s really just a single space in the driveway of A Bitty Better for the plow to leave it. I figured garbage day would bring the size of the pile to light. Our pail is, oh, four-feet high. Advertisements

Imagine this face on the wall

My dear wife Karen and her terrific friend Marie are getting on a bit of a Painting with a Twist run. Next comes a session in which they will paint their pets. On a canvas, on an easel, that is. So I chased around our cherished rescue mutt, Ellie B and Dogamous Pyle, trying with…

We go with the iPhone 8

Our iPhone 6s were getting old. My dear wife Karen toted them around for more than three years, and they served us well. But they were getting slow. They restarted sometimes. The batteries were losing charge faster. And I wanted a better camera for all these blog photos I take. So off we went to…

Sometimes you do get good customer service

When I bought my iPad Pro in 2016, I paired it with Apple’s very own keyboard. I’d had enough with the off brands that I’d gone through with my original iPad 2 and subsequent iPad Air. Their packaging to hold the iPad in place never seemed to last even a year. I know I’m tough…

The kids show off their pluck in Swallows and Amazons

The Walker four and the Blackett pair are most definitely British kids floating around in their boats on the lake they reluctantly share in Swallows and Amazons. After all, the 2016 family adventure/drama directed by Philippa Lowthorpe with a screenplay by Andrea Gibb was derived from not one, but two of the popular 1930s children’s…