Don’t be so nervous, Ellie B

Sometimes I wonder what’s going through the head of Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle. Like when she looks like this on the couch in the living room of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Relaxed, much? Advertisements

I can help figure things out, Dooley noted

The question came from my Syracuse-area blogging friend Ermine. She wanted to change things around on her too-dormant WordPress site. She didn’t want to change the whole domain and lose the followers she’d built. Could I help? I’ve made enough alterations here since starting markbialczak.com in February 2013 that I agreed. So she came over…

Snow turns Ellie B into a happy Dogamous Pyle

Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle took this trait with her from The Little Bitty to a Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. It was obvious to me when I made my way home from my job at the Liverpool Public Library through the squall late Wednesday afternoon and accompanied my cherished rescue mutt…

Pretty girls in Liverpool

Walking back from taking photos by Onondaga Lake for my job at the Liverpool Public Library, I saw a scene a block away from my destination that made me reach for my iPhone 6. Of course, when I got there, the slice of Americana was no longer lined up perfectly outside the Federal Esspresso coffee…

Meeting Roxy

Rescue dogs are special. I had the pleasure of meeting Roxy at Jeff’s 30th birthday party last weekend. She’s a little bit of a thing. I remember how Kristin was texting Karen back and forth with photos when she and Jeff were making the final plans for the rescue. Karen had been over to meet…

Adorable Ellie B

Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle knows how to win me over every time. If she’s being a pain about wanting to go out too much or then asking to come in too much or forever begging for far too much of my food … All she has to do is give me the look. And…

Ellie B puts her best paw forward for the Chiefs

The Syracuse Chiefs were thankful that the last Saturday in April went to the dogs. Our Triple-A baseball team has been having one heck of a time with the spring weather so far this season, general manager Jason Smorol pointed out several times with the microphone in his hand during the pregame pooch parade at…