Now that’s a village winter

I was taking photos for work in the library’s Carman Community Room when the look of the surrounding Village of Liverpool this wintry January 2018 drew my iPhone 6s from my pocket. I shot right through the window. The icicles from our rafters are lengthening. So too are the days.

From land,sea and air, Dunkirk keeps you riveted

There was no getting away from the unbearable tension at Dunkirk those striking days during World War II when the German forces had the Allied troops sealed off on the beach with no place to go. Director Christopher Nolan paints the horrors of war with tremendous anguish in Dunkirk, his 1-hour, 46-minute epic that should…

Hope Cafe Coffee and Tea House serves big tastes, more

My Communications Corner co-workers and I may be in the market for a new once-in-while business confab/lunch spot. Bangkok Thailand has announced its official owners-retiring date of Feb. 17, with a somewhat hazy mention of a possible buyer in the wings. So boss Diane, Librarian Assistant Edina and I took the short walk to Hope…

Gotten good at the library by my wife and colleagues

My Birthday Week celebration continued full steam ahead at my workplace, too. Between the time I’d left in the late afternoon and made my way to my desk the following morning, a bunch of surprises had turned up on my desk. My dear wife Karen had placed a big and gorgeous birthday cake in plain…