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…

Racing to find that sound

A recent weekend visit to Nichols to buy some staples also led to a stray toward Onondaga Lake when the return trip to my car included some sounds coming up from Onondaga Lake. People were doing something down at the park, I thought. The sound that was carrying up the two blocks was people cheering…

The color of winter

White snow, gray skies, ice a mix of slate. You’d think that an afternoon break walk from the desk at the library could bring nothing but a stark picture of the season. Even without the sun or a blue sky, you’d be wrong. A ribbon of glory awaits where the sky and land kiss and…

Nice moniker

I spotted this boat out of Onondaga Lake on a recent break walk from my workplace at the library. The form and the name both caught my eye.

I refuse to take the bait except for with my iPhone 6s

I rather enjoy what I spot on the 15-minute break walks from my workplace at the library. Indeed, you can get live bait 24 hours a day in the Village of Liverpool. No, the blocks of First Street do not include a true bait shop. Instead, the worms turn from a soda-like dispenser. It’s at…

How fast will they trot?

My mind is the thing that raced when I say this sign during a break walk from my work at the library. Why are they calling the runners for this event turkeys? Oh, wait. Thanksgiving is approaching!