Buzzards are known for their keen eyesight. They circle high above, looking down at the ground for scraps of meat. Carrion. Things the rest of us are too hoity-toity to eat. Isn’t this cheating?
It’s been an unusual couple of years, to say the least. And now here we are in the middle of winter, with unusually spring-like weather. We’ve gotten used to thinking that unusual means unsettling. But sometimes, it simply means unexpectedly … Continued
Last week, I was in New York City, skating on the rink at Rockefeller Center. It was an awesome day. The air was crisp, the Christmas tree was sparkly, and Alicia Keyes even performed a surprise rinkside concert. Today, I’m … Continued
Who in the world came up with the saying “Nothing in life is free?” Whoever it was has obviously never been to my neighborhood. We have free books. Free vegetables. And even free plants. You just can’t put a price … Continued
I’ve introduced you to some of the more memorable citizens of my neighborhood. The leprechaun. The zombies. The stick people. Well, here’s our favorite creature. I call him Sigmund, because he reminds me of one of my favorite Saturday Morning … Continued