A winter bird haven, and great burger joint

While munching on a classic $6 meal combo, I noticed out the front window a bunch of birds having a grand time in two trees. They flew up. They flew down. They flew all around. I wondered if somebody from the kitchen staff was feeding them with a bun or two dozen. In any case,…

Rudy’s rocks, even when it’s closed

The kids know where there’s a great natural supply of rocks for their painting jones. The food stand on the shore of Lake Ontario is closed for the season, so terrific daughter Elisabeth, sensational significant George Three and my dear wife Karen had plenty of space to roam searching for the right rocks for the…

The procession of baby birds continues

On a recent work break walk, we caught mama bird leading her brood from the street to the sidewalk in our Village of Liverpool street adjacent to the library. Everybody and everything stopped for them. That is my best wish, anyway. Mama decided they’d had enough of sidewalk.

The loneliest egg

On a work break walk through the Village of Liverpool, a colleague and I spotted a sad sight on a side street. A single bird’s egg sat, sad and alone, in the middle of the pavement. It was a lovely shade of blue. We surmised that the small thing might belong to a robin. I…

Know your direction in life

Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle and I came across some pretty cool customers on a recent walk around the blocks surrounding A Bitty Better in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. These birds stayed tight up the wire, bothered neither by my cherished rescue mutt nor my fidgeting to pull my iPhone 6s out of my…

(Love)birds on a wire

Sometimes I look up when Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle and I are walking the blocks surrounding A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. And I’m rewarded greatly. This day I spotted two birds enjoying the blue sky and bright sun side-by-side. I was only able to snap one shot with my iPhone…