This is what cold looks like in the middle of March

The little temperature readout on the corner of the screen of “Today” reads 15º F this bright morning of March 11. Dogamous Pyle aka Ellie B got me up at 6:45 a.m. to fill her bowl and let her out in the backyard of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. I saw…

This tree’s a hard one to dress up

Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle and I came across another eccentric tree during a recent stroll around our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. First we noticed the tree itself. Worse for wear, for sure. Seen better days. Victim of something that led it to a big blade of some sort. Then the face really popped out…

Hail, yes, this February thaw has been interesting

On the morning I posted all about the bulbs popping up around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, I had to run out to my car in the pouring rain to let my dear wife Karen pull out from behind me to leave for her job at Syracuse Media Group. Lightning flashed…

What will we see coming up at A Bitty Better?

It’s an exciting time at A Bitty Better. My dear wife Karen asked me if I’d seen the sprouts. Out front and in the back. Yes, this February thaw has brought green from bulbs in our new home in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. We moved from The Little Bitty in the Syracuse neighborhood of…

Pink Flamingos dig the February thaw, too

On a stroll around the blocks surrounding A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, my cherished rescue mutt Ellie B and I encountered some grounded birds. AKA Dogamous Pyle didn’t quite know what to make of these Pink Flamingos. They made me smile. A February smile and fabulous plastic lawn ornaments put out…