Appreciating the May angle of the sunrise

Letting Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle out the back door of a Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville this interesting May, I noticed the sunrise. It struck me how far the path had traveled to the left since I shot a photo with my iPad Pro on a cold day in March with…

I decide to go on the diagonal

With the third cut of spring on the front lawn of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville on my plate after work Friday, I had a big decision to make. To diamond, or not? Go the diagonal or keep it straight? I went for the corner. After I got the first set…

Getting a better drainage setup

When our friend Jeff came over last fall to help shore up the backyard fence, he took a good look at our gutters and gave me some advice to help keep A Bitty Better as good as it can be here in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Get some gutter extensions to keep the rainwater…

Galeville’s getting green

There’s a coming-out spring party in the backyard of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. I still don’t quite know what these perennial plants are going to be. More stuff is coming up out front, too. These particular plants were out of the ground a month ago. Then came a big snow…

What will we see coming up at A Bitty Better?

It’s an exciting time at A Bitty Better. My dear wife Karen asked me if I’d seen the sprouts. Out front and in the back. Yes, this February thaw has brought green from bulbs in our new home in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. We moved from The Little Bitty in the Syracuse neighborhood of…

Which way does your tree face?

Walking on the block perpendicular to A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville last week, Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle and I stumbled upon a tree most interesting. I stopped. My cherished rescue mutt stopped. It was almost as if somebody were calling our name. I’d not seen this scene before on any…

Plugging the hole, or sometimes you must vent

When my dear wife Karen and I moved into A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, the master bedroom came equipped with one gaping hole. At the bottom was where the heat came out. At the top we saw the plug from the mounted TV … in the living room on the other…