Come July I’ll have been living in Liverpool NY for 41 years. By now you’d think I would have seen pretty much everything there is to see in the area; after all, it’s not a metropolis by any stretch of the imagination. Over the past few weeks I’ve seen some things that I’ve never seen […]

I’m not a great environmentalist. I do care though, to the extent that I make sure to throw my trash away, I recycle, and I don’t throw things out of my car windows to add to the pollution that already exists. I’m not yet willing to give up my car and go buy an electric […]

A couple of years ago I wrote a post here about walking along Onondaga Lake. This is another post about doing it, but it’s different than the original post in another way. This time, I did two things differently. One, I started at the point where the Salt Museum is. That’s not my usual starting […]

After decades of wonder, the mansion known by many as the “Christmas Tree” house, which overlooks Onondaga Lake in Liverpool, had its first open house ever, as the owners, now in their 80’s and realizing that they were never going to move into the house, have finally put it on the market. I had to […]

I don’t know why, but I’ve always loved walking along Onondaga Lake. In the 70’s, when I still rode my bike, I used to ride down so I could go up and down the area, but sometimes I would ride my bike over, chain it somewhere, then walk along the lake. After more than 35 […]