New and old can share

It’s interesting to note the mix of new and old in such close proximity as I walk in Downtown Syracuse.

Speaking of getting your gray on

The Syracuse Orange football squad wasn’t the only thing dressed in gray Saturday. The new building going up across from our usual parking lot down the hill had a new layer on certain portions of the outside wall, too. Dark gray. Charcoal, is the proper description, perhaps.

Castle from a different angle

The castle that is really Syracuse Universithy’s Crouse College has been a photo favorite of mine for years. Walking to the Friday night Orange college football game against Clemson, I was able to capture it from a different angle in different light. I never get enough of this place’s aura.

Even on vacation, the library grabs me

While walking in Cape Cod, I couldn’t help but notice two striking libraries while walking with my dear wife Karen. The Eldredge Library in the heart of Chatham exuded old charm. The Town of Dennis Public Library filled its square with a more contemporary feel. Karen told me I’d fit in at both. Tomorrow: Wrapping…

I think they used to have the same address

On a recent walk around the blocks surrounding the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood with my dear wife Karen and Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle, a recently painted house caught my eye. Hover over either gallery photo for a description. Click on either image for an enlarged slide show. Two recently…

A square with a water view

My dear wife Karen’s email asked if I’d like to meet her for lunch at Festa Italiana. I got there early enough to take out my iPhone 6 to share my view of the fountain at downtown Syracuse’s Hanover Square on a lovely 85º F mid-September afternoon. No mattter that Karen meant the next day…