BW Challenge, A Bitty Better

My friend Christopher Malone put me on his list of folks he wanted to see come up with a black-and-white photo. I said yes. His post came on Facebook, with a list of this-and-that, most of which he bent for his personal satisfactions. Me, too. I’ll post two photos, one right now and the second…

The driveway before

One of the blemishes at A Bitty Better since we’ve moved into the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville in October 2016 is our driveway. It’s had a hard life, I can tell. Picks are aplenty. Cracks abound. I’ve decided to do something about it. To be continued.

So much rain this summer of 2017

It’s been hard to make plans this … April, May, June, July. Wet it has been in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville for our first spring and summer since moving into A Bitty Better. See the water on the leaves and house? See the puddle where the Town of Salina needs to fix the street…

It doesn’t quite fit, but it sure fits in

I at last took the drive 35 miles or so east from A Bitty Better to a very cool shop in Oneida. It was time to claim the piece my dear wife Karen and I had commissioned from an artisan at the Liverpool Craft Extravaganza. Kym’s Art Pallet was all set up for business on…

We can’t quite see the fireworks from A Bitty Better, but close

There will be events that bring fireworks over Onondaga Lake. My dear wife Karen and I were wondering how far we’d have to wander from the property around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville to see them. Not bad, we’ve discovered, this perk in our first summer since moving from the Syracuse…

Shopping the Regional Market for flowers

We haven’t yet taken our spring trip to the Regional Market, my dear wife Karen reminded me. I agreed. And I knew what she wanted to spend our Saturday morning doing. Up and down the sheds we walked, searching for just the right ones. Hover over a gallery photo for a description. Click on an…