Color hits me right outside my door

I’ve been on the hunt for some nice fall color the past few weeks. The other day I opened the front door of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville and there she was. The big tree guarding the front of the Salina Town Hall had dark and striking. And the pretty little…

Straight to yellow this fall

I’ve been looking for that big splash of fall color. Usually I spy slightly changing leaves by the end of August here in Central New York. This year has been different. Finally, this week outside my workplace at the Liverpool Public Library I spotted a full-blown transformation. This tree on Second Street decided to go…

The odd feeling in the air continues

Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle and I stretched out our legs and our lungs on the sunniest day of the week with the longest walk we’ve taken in months. Over the river and through the woods we went to … No, that’s not it. Through Norwood Park and around the blocks that surround the Little…

From green to yellow to brown

A warm walk with Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle around the blocks surrounding the Little Bitty this first week of autumn did not reveal any bright reds or oranges. No, this year the trees of our Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood appear to be going straight from green to yellow to brown. I don’t know…

Looking out my back porch door

Stepping to the top step of the porch to let Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle out to do her backyard morning thing, I couldn’t help but look right and left to check out autumn’s progress in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood. The empty lot to the right has a brightly yellowed tree hiding out…