Everywhere Everywhere leaves me feeling nowhere

Another movie taken from the pages from a YA novel, is this romantic excursion Everything, Everything. I’ve stopped treading so lightly to these Young Adult fests, having been thoroughly pulled into the treatments of The Fault of Our Stars, Paper Towns and, episode by episode, the dystopian-ness of The Hunger Games and Divergent. So I…

Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn grab my guilty laughs in Snatched

You couldn’t help but root for Amy Schumer in her movie premiere from 2015, Trainwreck. Now that was a romantic comedy that showed off every bid of her wit and wisdom, as she wrote and starred as a woman who learned from life and about herself to grow into something special. The direction of prolific…

Yes, the music scene in Syracuse is lovely

Joe Driscoll smiled widely from the podium on the stage of The Palace Theatre on James Street during Friday night’s Syracuse Area Music Awards show. He gripped his shiny black Sammys trophy for best Jam Band recording with Sekou Kouyate and told the capacity crowd of 600 or so how he always laid claim to…

We’ll go there with the shampoo bottles

We completed a bathroom project at A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. And I’m so glad we didn’t have to drill into the tile inside the tub/shower enclosure to do it. When our dear friends Theresa and David gifted us with a card from the new At Home store in Syracuse mega…

Happy New Year, and may things look up in 2017

The Christmas tree at the very center of Syracuse mega shopping, dining and entertainment complex Destiny USA caught my eye on the one day I rushed around to complete my shopping for my dear wife Karen. I was hit hard by the angle above, and knew I’d hold onto it for the first day of…