I like them apples

My dear wife Karen took on a Saturday adventure with our great friend Georgia. They drove the short miles to community farm stand Abbott’s, purchased fall apples, and tackled the project of baking a few October apple pies. Georgia had volunteered to guide a somewhat reluctant Karen through the making and baking processes. Success, my…

Onondaga Lake Marina boats seem just fine

As we head into August, it’s satisfying to note that this boat season at the Onondaga Lake Marina remains afloat. After such a slow start because of the virus crisis, the owners who have brought their boats seem committed. The weather has brought plenty of boat days, that’s for sure. Hot, hot, hot.

I can always support my team

My dear wife Karen spotted me admiring my New York Mets in the batters box, on the base paths, in the field, toward their spikes. Some of them were wearing cool socks. Now I have a pair. Let’s Go Mets indeed, even in January. Even after this week’s managerial change as part of the sign-stealing…

My daughter shows good taste on her birthday week

My wonderful daughter picked the Madison Bistro for the four of us to celebrate her birthday. She and George Three had been telling my dear wife Karen and I about the little place’s great Farm to Table fare for a few months now. Karen and I arrived first and picked the table. Elisabeth joked that…

A new look at work

The big bosses placed a big straw into our second floor of the library and stirred. Our work spaces were not only renovated, but reshuffled. I no longer sit next to the window. I do, however, have a straight shot view to the great outdoors by merely looking left from my monitor. The period during…