Perfect blend for Halloween

This hotel on the way the hill toward the Carrier Dome carries an interesting look. Decorative orange bicycle vs. black patron car is just right for the pending holiday, I think. Hotel Skyler. Can’t ride the bike, but what the heck. Advertisements

Castle from a different angle

The castle that is really Syracuse Universithy’s Crouse College has been a photo favorite of mine for years. Walking to the Friday night Orange college football game against Clemson, I was able to capture it from a different angle in different light. I never get enough of this place’s aura.

They sure grow up fast these days

Last year there was a building and parking lot across the street from where my dear wife Karen and I always park for the Syracuse University Orange football games. No longer. I was surprised to see a new building going up when we pulled in for week one. The construction crew works fast. I wonder…

Finding fun on the SU hill

Walking up the hill toward the Carrier Dome for any Syracuse University sporting event, Crouse College always stands out. The Castle, it could be called. Taking that walk for a game last month, my dear wife Karen and I spotted some kids stamping the big hill around the building as their own. They were on…

Stephen Douglas Wolfe celebrates We’ll Live

My good friend Ulf Oesterle sent over a note about a show in downtown Syracuse featuring Stephen Douglas Wolfe. And when a musician catches the ear and wins over the heart of Oesterle, it’s time to take notice. I know that from the years he pointed me toward cool sounds when I toiled as the…

A gray day on the Syracuse University hill

It’s not winter yet here in the top half of the world. And yet when it’s gray, and I’m walking on the Syracuse University campus, there’s that familiar feel in the air. It’s coming. Soon. I don’t need to red-circle Dec. 21 on any calendar … Hover over any gallery photo for a description. Click…