When roadwork is a winner

They tore up our street in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville recently. It was time for a smooth new route. I was excited to see they were preparing to come right up to my driveway. We were still able to drive on it, carefully, while they worked on paving for two days. The finished product…

Baby bunny visits our front yard

Karen told me to go to the window with my iPhone 8 very, very quietly. A baby bunny was visiting. So we get the cute little rabbit shot through the screen. I knew I could open the front door and approach or Bugs would hop away. Tiny!

My wife chimes in with her great taste

Did you see the new decoration?, my dear wife Karen wondered one day of a piece she added to the side alcove, under the overhang, right on the edge of the backyard. Yes, I did. Did you like it? Yes, my heart is into her sense of what goes best with our life.

Our rose blooms are coming on strong

The long-running winter of 2017-18 changed a lot about spring and summer in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, I’m certain. But as we move through June, I’m happy to look in our backyard and report this fact: The roses are coming out strong. On both sides of our walkway, they prosper.

No customers but plenty of merchandise at the yard sale

You never know what’s going to catch my eye as I stroll the blocks around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Recently I spied a Yard Sale sign at the corner of the closest apartment complex. Sometimes I walk without Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle, say, if it’s too hot and I…

Thanks for the color, May

On this last day of May, I once again salute the colors springing forth out of our little piece of earth in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. The backyard daisies look quite happy in this season’s spot. Great planning from my dear wife Karen, indeed.