Tag Archives: holiday

A Christmas Tradition

Twenty-nine years ago, during our first Christmas holiday together, my wife and I  (she may say just I) decided to make Christmas cookies.  We (I would say she) also decided to keep her tradition of hosting a Christmas party.  Both … Continue reading

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View 259: Clinton Square Christmas

Clinton Square in Syracuse, New York gets all dressed up for Christmas.  The adjacent buildings add their own light displays. The festive atmosphere includes piped in Christmas music, an outdoor skating rink, holiday light displays and large Christmas tree. Historic Onondaga County Savings Bank … Continue reading

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View 257: A Dickens Christmas

For the 19th year, the Village of Skaneateles (New York) Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Dickens Christmas.  Local actors portray characters from Charles Dickens’ classic story, A Christmas Carol, in what has become a holiday tradition for many Central … Continue reading

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View 255: A Zoomy Little Christmas

In my home, Christmas does not start until the day after Thanksgiving (just ask my daughters).  Well, last week the annual Lights on the Lake holiday display at Onondaga Lake Park in Liverpool, New York, had their walk through nights before … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

While I was out looking for autumn colors, I came upon lots of Halloween decorations of my neighbors.  Since today is Halloween, I thought I would share some of them with you. The funny epitaphs on these graveyard tombstones reminded … Continue reading

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