My shoveling success

So far this snowy January 2018 around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville, I’ve best been about to keep up with the side yard. So that’s where we’ve been letting Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle go in and out the most to take care of her business. I do not have to…

Doggie, it’s cold outside

The whole dang country is cold this week, according to news reports. So I won’t complain about the temperatures or wind chill around A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. But I will show that even Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle pauses before going out for her second morning trip into her Central…

The plow guy has a stake in our place

After careful consideration, my dear wife Karen and I decided to sign a yearly contract with the plowing company that took care of us our first winter at A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Soon after, four stakes were in the ground when I arrived home from my job at the library.…

One more reason to root for the end of winter

They’re half-healed. They’re not. My fingertips usually give me problems during our cold winters, splitting to reveal raw and bothersome cracks because of repeated use to clear the snow off my dear wife Karen’s Mazda and my Chevy and shovel the driveway of the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood. Yes, I’m…

A great-named wine for a blustery day

Before our pre-Valentine’s Day date was complete, my dear wife Karen and I stopped at our favorite wine store. After all, it was in between the mega shopping, dining and entertainment complex Destiny USA and our cherished Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood. Karen roamed the aisles, still in the mood for…

How cold is just too?

It was hard to get going Saturday in Syracuse. First off, yes, it had snowed overnight again, I’d discovered when I’d let Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle out off the back porch of the Little Bitty in our city neighborhood of Eastwood. As I looked out the kitchen window before my first morning coffee in…