Hands in the air and donate to a good cause

On my work walk for a good morning cup of Dunkin’ on Friday, I noticed the spot a block down from the library in the Village of Liverpool surrounded by police. No joke! And no crime. The local police departments were helping raise money or several deserving charities. Good work, all.

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Follow the baby birds

After I’d already hopped into my car with my first-work cup of coffee from Nichols, I caught sight of a momma bird leading her out-of-the-nest family across First Street. I stopped my car right there in the middle of the Village of Liverpool, grabbed my iPhone 8 from my side pocket and did the best…

It looks great on the kids’ wall

On a recent visit for homemade pizza, the housewarming present that my dear wife Karen had ordered at Kym’s for Elisabeth and George caught my eye as I made my way to their couch. Everything is in the right place. Yes, the pizza was great, too.

Fresh fruit always hits the spot

When we visit the Regional Market, you can be sure that my dear wife Karen and I return with fresh fruit from our Central New York farmers. A bucket of blueberries, though, would stretch our too tummies past our limits. I had already declared my intention to bring home a small handful of peaches. We…

Scratch and sniff at the Regional Market

My dear wife Karen’s hopes as we walked around the sheds of the Regional Market this past weekend was to find some nice orange day lilies for the backyard of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Not to be found. Apparently we had the wrong time of the warm season. You’ll have…

Our Regional Market remains globally relevant

It took my dear wife Karen and I at least half a summer this year, but we finally took our trip to visit the Regional Market. As we crossed the road from the outer, easier parking lot, I was struck by the symmetry of the closest shed. Yes, we found other things than the flowers…

Game Night will keep you guessing about the rules and reality

Are they or aren’t they? Well, for sure Max and Annie are total freaks for competition. For that, their friends who gather in their lovely living room for their weekly Game Night fun and games love them. Then comes the fateful night and a tipping point. Directors John Francis Daley and Jonathon Goldstein take the…