That’s a big pile of good wood

George Three sent me a text from NBT Bank Stadium. It seems he had to take a trip through the back offices for one work reason or another. He spied a package of baseball bats packaged for Syracuse Mets shortstop Danny Espinosa and knew I’d like to get the insider’s view. May there be many…

Now we’ll see even more backyard color

My dear wife Karen has picked the backyard places for more of her cherished new plants. A pair of purple Mother’s Day presents have side-by-side residence. And a rose we chose at Ballantyne Gardens went in across the walk. Yes, all three carry the same sort of hue.

Wednesdays become pizza friendly

Wednesdays along the trail at Onondaga Lake Park are now more interesting. The Wolf’s Patio Pizza truck will pull into the lot adjacent to the Salt Museum, just off the lake, at 3 p.m. that day weekly. It makes for an interesting scene. Hover over a gallery photo for a description. Click on an image…

Here come the red roses

The new rose bush is in the ground, thanks to the hard work of my dear wife Karen. This variety caught our eye at Ballantyne Gardens because we had one in the backyard of A Little Bitty in the Syracuse neighborhood of Eastwood. We’re hoping this baby thrives nearly as well in the Liverpool neighborhood…