A different perspective on lake houses

My co-workers Edina, Laura and I have picked up our break walk routines lately. They pointed out how several of the houses we pass on the short part of the trail at Onondaga Lake Park we’re able to navigate look really big on their back side. I agreed, and picked out the two I thought…

Why I like working at the library, continued

The other day one of my co-workers brought a tray of candy-covered strawberries to our second-floor work environs at the library. She laid them out on the common table with great care. Yes, that is ground-up Oreos that serves as the “dirt” under the tasty main dish. I did indeed snag one to savor. Thank…

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…

Here’s to your eggs-cellent day

May you hop to a great Sunday. Thank you again to the folks at Nichols for brightening up the Village of Liverpool on the run up to our big days. Ballantyne Gardens workers get it right every holiday, I think. May you and yours enjoy Easter.

Here comes boating weather

I snuck down closer to the lake after I bought my morning cup of coffee at Nichols earlier this week. No boats yet at the marina. But it sure looks like their time is coming.