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…

Swan lake?

On a recent walk during our work break, my colleagues and I spotted two unusual birds a bit out on Onondaga Lake. This pair was way whiter and quite larger than the seagulls that usually hangs out near the Onondaga Yacht Club Marina. Swans, decided Laura. Out she, Edina and I went to the shore’s…

A new roof in the neighborhood

I noticed some big construction going on in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. All I had to do is look up at the Town of Salina office building. The piles of tiles and waving flags at the edges told the tale. Soon enough there will be a new top to the brick building. Heavy work,…

Construction on the SU hill, no kidding

Walking to and from the first Syracuse University home college football game, I noticed a big building project. It’s very close to Crouse Hospital, so my dear wife Karen said she’d noticed it in the months she worked there during this past winter. Me, I’d seen not a sign of it last football season. Yet…

Dang, I did see Burt Reynolds in Syracuse

So I meet my old friend Tom Honan this morning for a quick chat so he can fill me in on some cool things he’s doing with his Live Space Entertainment company – Tom Chapin and the Chapin Sisters benefit for the Food Bank of Central New York on Sept 21 at the Palace Theatre!…