Bigger hopes for Orange catch up with me

I always look forward to that first dash out of the tunnel for the Syracuse Orange football players. The first kneel in the corner is pretty cool, too. This being the second season under Coach Dino Babers, I had some hopes that last year’s two-win season would be solidly in the rear view. Indeed, that…

Finding fun on the SU hill

Walking up the hill toward the Carrier Dome for any Syracuse University sporting event, Crouse College always stands out. The Castle, it could be called. Taking that walk for a game last month, my dear wife Karen and I spotted some kids stamping the big hill around the building as their own. They were on…

Really, Let’s Go Orange

As far as I’m concerned, the Syracuse Orange did one thing extremely right for the last home game seven days ago now in the Carrier Dome against the Florida State Seminoles. They wore their orange jerseys. Better than the blue. Way better than the gray. Just saying. Good luck in Pittsburgh in the last game…

A Funky Thanksgiving to all

I can’t give you a personally shot video of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade today because, well, here I am with my dear wife Karen in A Bitty Better in the Galeville neighborhood of Liverpool getting ready to celebrate the holiday, and the big hoo-ha is down there in Manhattan. But I did think ahead…