Hanover Square meets my swirly light needs

I was glad to see during the walk attached to my recent work trip to downtown Syracuse that the skinny trees in historic Hanover Square still make great holiday light decorations. Yes, just like the center tree on our front lawn. I have suggested to my dear wife Karen that I’d like to leave our…

Making the most of the stairwell

My dear wife Karen had a great idea for another wall at A Bitty Better. She picked the photos we’ve know we’ve wanted to hang up for a while. They’re a collection of great places and things from our life together. We’ve even received three more taken by George Three on our Summer of 2017…

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…

A lake lies in wait

If you dare make your way down the street, over the snow pile, across the icy lawn and to the dock, there is a reward to be found on an afternoon break walk from the library desk. Onondaga Lake at its wintry best awaits past the silent docks. Icy, yes. Beautiful, most definitely.

The color of winter

White snow, gray skies, ice a mix of slate. You’d think that an afternoon break walk from the desk at the library could bring nothing but a stark picture of the season. Even without the sun or a blue sky, you’d be wrong. A ribbon of glory awaits where the sky and land kiss and…

The snow, she piles up

Even if one should decide to venture down for a look at Onondaga Lake during the afternoon break from one’s desk at the library, well … Snow this winter has piled up at the Tulip Street walk-in. And melted. And piled up again. The stack looks high from the lake side, too. Wait! Doesn’t that…