The large and small of it for Centro

My dear wife Karen and I were waiting for a ride on a Centro bus at the New York State Fair when I spotted a Centro car parked a few dozen feet behind its larger cousin. The comparison between the two hit me, as, well, as somewhat humorous. But maybe it was just me. Advertisements

Pentatonix proves to be very, very popular

When I bought our $20 lawn tickets to see Pentatonix at the Lakeview Amphitheater a few months ago, I figured we’d use our annual trick of trading up to pavilion seats the night of the show. So my dear wife Karen and I left our bag chairs home when we took the Centro bus from…

One way or another, we wanted to see Blondie

My dear wife Karen and I spent enough hours sitting on the benches waiting for bands to start at Chevy Court, back in the years I reviewed music for the big daily. So nowadays we walk around the New York State Fair beforehand and then catch songs from the bands we cherish by making our…

A smooth first day for us at the New York State Fair

The very first day of the New York State Fair was calling out to my dear wife Karen and I this year. We’d never yet picked the extra Wednesday the fair folks had tacked on the traditional 12-day run that’d gone on over at the fairgrounds a few miles from Syracuse for decades. So Wednesday…

We’ll take 20 feet, please

I can’t tell you how many iPad/iPhone charging cords we’ve gone through. Yes, my dear wife Karen and I may have left one or two at the various places we’ve visited in the past years. But mostly they break. This history made me stop when we came upon this new stand at the New York…