Yes, we will take some more meat, thank you, Texas de Brazil

Texas de Brazil served up one delicious Valentine’s Day dinner. Terrific daughter Elisabeth and sensational significant George Three gifted for Christmas my dear wife Karen and I with a more-than-generous card from this restaurant tucked into the canyon at Syracuse mega shipping, dining and entertainment complex Destiny USA. We’d never been to this particular keep-the-meat-coming…

The sunset made my heart beat faster

As I walked out to the car at 5:30 p.m. to drive for a Valentine’s Day dinner with my dear wife Karen, I noticed this beautiful sunset in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. I figured the evening was off to a pretty and proper start. Right I was.

You win some, you lose some

Snow and cold, hot Italian food, snow and cold, hot college basketball, cold and snow. A happy Valentine’s Day it was for my dear wife Karen and I in Syracuse, N.Y. We started with a drive through the snow to Carrabba’s Italian Grill in nearby Fayetteville. The 2 p.m. late lunch/early dinner plan was perfect…

A Valentine’s Day story about a dog and a bird

My Valentine’s Day started with an Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle clamor. Bed to floor to French doors to bed to my face. Get. Up. Da! I know the language of our beloved 4-year-old rescue mutt well. The 7:30 a.m. door-open resulted in a quicker exit than usual, and Ellie B scampered haphazardly around the…