Everybody outside

It’s been weeks since my work friends and I have taken to the paths of Onondaga Lake Park during either our morning or afternoon breaks. It seems like that’s how long the polar vortex hung over the Village of Liverpool, anyway. Monday, though … The trail at 11 a.m. was, well, packed with happy people.…

Crows lead to foxes, I discover

On a January work break walk with my colleagues, the loud screeching of crows broke our conversation. Laura declared that in her neighborhood a few blocks away in the Village of Liverpool, that has been signifying the sighting of a fox. And she spotted it, too. Off to the right in the backyard. Out came…

Sunrise over Onondaga Lake can bring it, too

So I drove the two miles to the Village of Liverpool a little early this end of December so I could walk down to the shore of Onondaga Lake before my shift at the library. Yes, it was worth it to put down my cup of coffee and pull out my iPhone 8 for the…

And now the swans are up to 7 or 8 or …

My work friends shouted out as we got to the Onondaga Lake portion of our morning break walk Friday. More swans! Swimming, and close to shore. Instead of flying south as the weather gets colder, these wonderful birds are gathering in numbers. I caught seven of the elegant birds in my iPhone 8 frame. Laura…