Thank you, lake view

On my work breaks, I can no longer take that coveted stroll along the Onondaga Lake Park path with my Liverpool Public Library colleagues. Instead I seek 15 minutes of serenity in my neighborhood. I have the lake down there. It is a peaceful view, thankfully, very much.

It was not a passenger plane

Stepping out the front door during a work break, something up high caught my eye. A plane. People are not flying much during the New Normal, I read online and see on newscasts. This aircraft looked other-than-passenger. We do have those that protect stationed at Syracuse Hancock International. But this had a vintage look from…

What are the biggest changes you’ve made for The New Normal?

It’s been a week now that my library job is taking place at home. The governor of New York State and County Executive of Onondaga County said all libraries should close their doors to the public as our fight against COVID-19 escalated. Life is changing quickly every day, it seems, even while staying in place.…

Award-winning rescue mutt

My dear wife Karen had to order a package to arrive in the mail from our cherished rescue mutt Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle. She know how much the dog would like opening the darn thing up. And playing with the toy inside. No to mention wearing the award necklace. The Barkies were a big…

It really piled up

I ventured out and around the house when the sun came up to check out how much snow had arrived throughout yesterday. Out front I saw plenty. Our plow guy had waited until the end of the day. The town plow had given him plenty extra to pile up at the end of our driveway.…

Just before the light

Even working from home, I rise before the sun. No matter that I cut driving time out of my schedule, trim the making-of-the-lunch from my routine. So I grabbed the iPad Pro and went out back with our cherished rescue mutt Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle to check out the backyard mood before we greet…