That sun still carries a winter’s frost

Shortly after 8 a.m. on a first-week-of-April Friday morning in the Village of Liverpool, the low sun and blanket of clouds gave me a winter’s shiver. The temperature indeed was in the 30s. Weather folks tell me we’ll get 60s on Sunday. Please and thank you.

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When last we looked in on the Syracuse Mets …

The Syracuse Mets open house at NBT Bank Stadium was one month, two days ago. Today is opening day. Our Triple A squad is scheduled to play the Pawtucket Red Sox. Yet this is what our backyard looked like on Monday a mere few miles from the stadium. Good luck, grounds crew. I will be…

The name caught my eye

My dear wife Karen got a big rush out of me when she sent over this photo from the Strawberry Festival during her girls getaway trip to Florida. Polish food, check. Wishing folks good health and cheers in Polish, bringing back great childhood memories, check. The chef having my first name in Polish version, what…

It went swimmingly

My dear wife Karen caught some nice sights during her girls getaway trip to Florida. I wanted to share this water view of the ducks between the boats.

Nothing’s as easy as it seems in A Simple Favor

Stephanie Smothers seems to lead an uncomplicated life, sure, when we meet her at the start of A Simple Favor. The single mom earns her attention online. No, not those type of sites. She sets up a camera and runs her own mommy vlog, dispensing tips for women of similar mind and pursuits. Then one…

Can we harness your energy together, dear dog?

With the small taste of better weather, there’s been more walking of Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle for my dear wife Karen and I in our Galeville neighborhood in Liverpool this past week. Every day, in fact. And we’ve attempted a new push for better behavior to keep her from pulling us here and there.…