The big bus leads to Citi Field

I heard the pitch on the Brent Axe show driving home from my job at the library and brought it up to my dear wife Karen. The local ESPN affiliate had put together a bus trip from its station lot in Syracuse’s Armory Square to Citi Field in Flushing. Not just for any New York…

A startling sight as the sun goes down

As KP and I walked out of the Foxfire restaurant following our Tuesday night golf league’s nine holes, a beer or two and 10 boneless wings, I noticed something on the way to the parking lot that stopped me in my tracks. The trees appeared to be half-changing toward a deep, rich color that’s usually…

Our rose blooms are coming on strong

The long-running winter of 2017-18 changed a lot about spring and summer in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, I’m certain. But as we move through June, I’m happy to look in our backyard and report this fact: The roses are coming out strong. On both sides of our walkway, they prosper.

Hello to you, too, Anna

The big boat I’d been waiting for pulled into its Onondaga Lake Marina slip this week. As I walked on our work break with my colleagues, I happily pulled my iPhone 8 out to catch the craft with the so-clever moniker painted across the back. I’m glad to greet Me Anna You II from nearby…

There’s much to be done with the backyard pool

You’d think the second season of the backyard pool at A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville might be easier for my dear wife Karen. As you may recall, she’s taken on all pool duties. Well, the pool guys are sharing plenty this spring. The reason the water level is so low is…