Looking good, Liverpool

They did not waste much time getting the holiday lights up in the blocks surrounding my library workplace. Tulip Street and First Street are all decked out with festive signs coupled with light arrays. I like the way they contrast with the sky as I take my walk during morning or afternoon break. Hover over…

Check out my buddy’s art

Dozens of people showed up for the reception to welcome the art of John Mariani to my workplace. I showed up without my work pass around my neck. Mariani has been my friend since 1983, when we both worked at the big daily. I needed to show how much I value what he’s done. He’s…

Let the sun shine before going underground

Yes, I was busy back on the weekend of the 2018 Annual Used Book Sale Down Under at my workplace. The underground parking garage at the Liverpool Public Library was a hopping place on a Friday night, as well as Saturday and Sunday afternoons. I had my official work Canon around my neck much of…

The Shack brings you to places you can only imagine

Mack had things good in life. Lovely and loving wife. Three smart and connected children. A robust family dynamic that included curious talk and practice of faith that strayed just enough from the center to keep him involved and interested. And then came that fateful camping trip out to the woods. There are a lot…

I still love A1, above the fold

My self-applied pressure was on, I will admit now, as I snapped away during the library’s ‘Tie Dye on the Lawn.’ Last year the weekly Eagle News published one of the photos I sent them at the top of A1. Could I pull it off again? I sent Editor Sarah Hall three photographs from which…