A great family day at the Syracuse Mets club

My dear wife Karen had a wonderful idea for this past Sunday. She sent me an item she spotted from the Syracuse Mets’ Facebook page promoting a Mothers Day special. They were throwing a nice brunch in their Metropolitan Club, with a ticket to the 1 p.m. game against the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. Wonderful…

I happily growled

Terrific daughter Elisabeth and son-in-law-to-be George heard us when we said how much we liked the Blonde Ale from Hamilton Brewery Good Nature. Our Christmas gifts included a growler of that draft ale, cold from their fridge and short trip in their car. Does not that pour look lovely? Karen, George and myself shared a…

Nice folding, deer

On her web travels, my dear wife Karen discovered reindeer towel gifts. She immediately decided she needed to take on the project for terrific daughter Elisabeth and son-in-law-to-be George. I watched her watch YouTube during the creative process. The deer awaited the kids’ arrival for the holiday. They loved them (with some extra towels in…

We brought the Cheesecake home from the Factory

Terrific daughter Elisabeth and George Three gifted my dear wife Karen with a great gift card good at the Cheesecake Factory for her recent birthday. We happily attended on a Sunday afternoon at Destiny USA. My lovely wife was quite happy with her steak tacos and beans. My four-item omelette made me smile with it…

The Polish Fest tradition continues to make us happy

We won’t miss Polish Fest at downtown Syracuse’s Clinton Square. Hover over a gallery photo for a description. Click on an image for an enlarged slide show. We start with our lunch. Our go-to place has become the tent from Utica’s finest Polish Community Home. Of course, after eating, we walk to take in the…

Easy choices for birthday gifts for Elisabeth and George

I worked my brain hard to figure out what to get my daughter and her sensational significant George Three for their birthdays this year. His is midway through March; hers is part way through April. We’d meet in the middle and take a trip with my dear wife Karen to try out the new Chick…

The Hawaiian theme makes us quite happy

Elisabeth and George Three came in from the car lugging some hot gifts for my dear wife Karen and I this holiday season. Our Family Reunion week in Kona will forever tie us in the greatest of ways. The kids obviously knew how much the old man loved Wailua Wheat. They went online to find…

Great new place for the kids

My sweet daughter and her sensational significant have done well. They’ve moved into a new place. It’s their first joint venture under the same roof. The kids invited my dear wife Karen and I over for our first look-see last Sunday, a brunch date. We were impressed. George Three was putting the finishing touches on…