Now that’s a pretty moon

Some nights I must try to get the bet iPhone photo of the full moon I possibly can. Like when my dear wife Karen comes back into the house and tells me how beautiful it is outside our house. What side, I ask. Backyard, she answers. Spectacular to the eye. Not bad to the phone…

Hello, old friend

Walking around Picnics at the Park for my job at the library a bit ago, I was fortunate that the music was being put out by my old friend Colin Aberdeen. He was setting up as I walked toward the library LPL2Go cart, so I stopped for a catch-up chat. Felt wonderful. And he was…

Sit and watch bob

This is the right time of year to sit for a spell and think about life on a boat. It best stays on my mind, me being a landlubber and all, but it’s nice to gaze and admire at the Onondaga Lake Marina.

Ray Brothers BBQ serves us well

We and the kids decided it was time to visit the Ray Brothers BBQ, the increasingly famous joint out in Madison County. It was worth the post-work drive for my dear wife Karen and I Three of us were definitely satisfied with the pulled pork, served Carolina style with cole slaw mixed right in. George…

That’s a powerful cluster

Checking out the latest round of blooms in the backyard gardens, I notice an odd configuration in the corner rose bush. These blooms have chosen togetherness. A handful of beauty has decided to press into what looks like one giant ball of color. My dear wife Karen and I agree that we don’t recall seeing…

Drawn out by a downpour

So my dear wife Karen and I had decided to seek a beverage or two and a big calzone for dinner at the Cobblestone in the Village of Liverpool. All of a sudden we hear the rain against the roof and the roads. I take to the front door porch, say hello to those sitting…