Can this really be the path to spring?

The second morning of Storm Stella was as bad as the first here in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. I walked out the side door of A Bitty Better and sighed. My neighbor was snow-blowing his backyard. I grabbed my shovel and got to work. When he stopped for a moment, I mentioned across the…

Pink Flamingos dig the February thaw, too

On a stroll around the blocks surrounding A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, my cherished rescue mutt Ellie B and I encountered some grounded birds. AKA Dogamous Pyle didn’t quite know what to make of these Pink Flamingos. They made me smile. A February smile and fabulous plastic lawn ornaments put out…

A snowmobile kind of week in Galeville

Ellie B did not give chase, and for that I gave thanks. My beloved rescue mutt and I came upon an interesting sight not one block from A Bitty Better during an after-work walk this week in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. A kid and a parent were riding a snowmobile on the snow-filled triangle…

Ellie B rises with the sun

Some days I just let Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle out the back door of A Bitty Better in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville and hardly open my eyes. Last week I saw that the sun already was saying its howdy-do for the day. I grabbed my iPad Pro from the nightstand to capture the…

February finery at the library

The call of outdoor duty was strong Wednesday before my lunch break at the Liverpool Public Library. It looked fine from the second-floor windows. So I grabbed a lens and headed down the stairs. Could we not use some sun-drenched, sun-sparkled photos of the library for our files? You know, just in case. I think…