‘Tis the season for just about anything outside Nichols

Seen outside my favorite supermarket before my stop for that bring-to-work coffee Monday morning was a busy worker adding to the seasonal display. The man was putting up the corn stalks this middle of September. I thought they looked great, what with the gorgeous flowers and bright pumpkins. Told my thought, he smiled widely. Advertisements

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…

Everything being equal, our fall sunset is beautiful

I’ve chronicled the position of rising and setting sun for the winter and summer solstice since my dear wife Karen have moved to A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Yes, I did so from the Little Bitty in the Syracuse neighborhood of Eastwood before the move, too. I did these landmark times…

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…

It’s looking like autumn outside Nichols

Yes, the temperatures are falling when the sun goes down here in Central New York. There hasn’t been frost on the pumpkin yet, as the saying goes, but as the calendar flips to the month of that orange gourd today, the folks at Liverpool grocery Nichols are ready for the season. Fall, that is. Autumn.…

Hard help is good to find

The hanging chad is no longer. Repair made. Yesterday I told of how a week ago the Little Bitty had spit to the lawn a big slice of white trim from under the roof, and how the day had come for my dear wife Karen to hold the ladder so I could take a climb…