Oh, new day, says the dog

Sometimes I know why Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle gets me up so early. And it’s not just because our beloved rescue mutt is hungry. Or needs to take care of what’s built up while we’ve been sleeping in A Bitty Better. More than that. She wants to greet that yellow ball coming over our…

Our dog and her backyard

Spring is settling into the backyard of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. At this point, it’s the turf for Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle. She’ll race right out there at 5 p.m. There’s plenty to accomplish. The property must be lapped. The shed has yet to be opened for any sort…

A lake view without ice

With the weather working hard to take us into spring at last, the slice-of-lake view outside A Bitty Better in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville has taken on a nicer blue, too. Gone is the ice on top of Onondaga Lake. It makes me feel better, seeing the snow melt and the signs of things…

Trying so hard to sprout

Outside the front door of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, there are signs of spring trying hard to overcome the late snow of March. The contrasts of season capture my fancy. I think you know which I am rooting for after this stretch of cold and bluster. I am ready for…

Making the most of the stairwell

My dear wife Karen had a great idea for another wall at A Bitty Better. She picked the photos we’ve know we’ve wanted to hang up for a while. They’re a collection of great places and things from our life together. We’ve even received three more taken by George Three on our Summer of 2017…