Be gone, snow piles

They didn’t want to let it pile up in the Village of Liverpool. I was surprised on a recent work break walk to notice workers amid the snow hauling process even though only a few inches had piled up. They were getting ready for a bigger snow to come later. Which, of course, it did…

Snow Day! Time to stay home and be safe

The cell phone text bing brought the message that still throws an extra beat into the heart. Snow day! My library director decided it best to stay closed today. We had freezing rain overnight. Snow started topping that several hours before sunrise. Didn’t those two words make you think of spending the next eight or…

Gone but not forgotten

The workers at Onondaga Lake Park did a good job of spiriting away the decorations from Lights on the Lake 2020. A work break walk this week showed that some remnants remain.

Hopeful ducks

Groundhog Day 2020 has passed, and old Phil told us spring will be arriving early. It was nice enough on Feb. 3 to take an 11 a.m. work break walk along Onondaga Lake. The pair of ducks out for a swim were hoping that the groundhog will be correct.

Zellweger surely becomes the part in Judy

Having only the clear memory of the young Dorothy of countless viewings of The Wizard of Oz and fuzzy recollections of the aging actress that players her that showed up on my TV in black-and-white in various programs my parents watched during my youth to go on, I cannot say that Renee Zellweger’s portrayal of…