A perfect gift from my daughter and George

My fantastic daughter Elisabeth knows me so very well. She proved it again after our traditional trip to Polish Fest. My dear wife Karen, Elisabeth, George Three and I were quite surprised by the good weather that greeted us in Clinton Square. Usually it rains down on us hard as we eat our Polish lunch.…

Polish Fest pride

As I worked a Saturday morning for the library, I tottered back and forth about plans for my dear wife Karen and I to meet my terrific daughter Elisabeth and wonderful significant George Three at Polish Fest. Dash down James Street to Channel Three in the rain to a morning newscast interview for Outreach Clerk…

A Taste of the 20th year

A couple of weeks back, Rick from Syracuse radio station TK99 sent me a Facebook request for a few minutes of my time. Could he talk to me for a show he was putting together for the 20th anniversary of the Taste of Syracuse, please? Sure, I replied. Then, I thought: Has it been that…

A skating day to the ‘T’

A business lunch took me to downtown Syracuse. I made sure I passed the ice rink in Clinton Square. A few folks were taking advantage of our warm upstate New York December weather on a weekday afternoon. It was unseasonably warm for a December day in Central New York. I was still wearing my winter…