Twenty years ago. It seems as if Sept. 11, 2001 was yesterday, that morning when I sat at my desk in the big daily and we newspaper folk heard and saw that first emergency alert break into the always-on TVs peppered throughout the newsrooms. We watched, listened, couldn’t believe it, had to believe it, were…
On some days when I walk along the Onondaga Lake shore, I see nary a ripple.
Picnics at the Park sure can look nice. I took the time to snap this beauty just off the beaten path at Onondaga Lake Park a couple Thursdays ago. Can’t help but dig the blooms.
So Elisabeth, George, my dear wife Karen and I decided to attend a Polish Fest at the Community Club up in Utica a bit ago. Yes, it was at the place where we love the food. We couldn’t help but notice the big table of raffle prizes as we walked in. My daughter and wife…
My friend John’s backyard tomato garden continues to flourish. This time around, he sent me back home with full-sized fruit instead of the pop-in-your-mouth version. My bowl at home would be tastefully topped several times, thank you, my friend.
The waving flags in the Village of Liverpool make it feel special. May you appreciate your Labor Day Monday, yes.
A visit to my friend John’s lively backyard revealed that, yes, it is time for the pumpkins to come out to play. There’s even a big, round one hanging out.
My terrific daughter Elisabeth took a trip to experience a sunflower field. She brought some home. Ava liked this one. Notice the tender little bite. Must have been tasty for the cat.
Wind and other forces of nature may have had their way with some of this Onondaga Lake side tree. Still, I think on a library work break walk, it has withstood plenty.
May September bring us safe travels, here and there. I’ve seen the far less pretty scenes the past few days for too many of our neighbors. May they get to safety and recover.