What’s Up in the Neighborhood, January 2, 2021

Yeah, getting used to adding a “1” at the end of “202” will take me some time.  Gotta remember that 2020 is over.  Done.  Away with you, foul demon. Now it’s back to the good stuff.  Adding blogs and podcasts and photographic excursions, for all you wonderful blog readers to enjoy. So let’s start. BLOGS…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, December 26 2020

Good morning to all. Hope you survived the Christmas hangover. And now it’s time to check out the bloggers and photographers and writers and podcasters on my personal blogroll, and see if they’ve been naughty or nice. I’m thinking mostly nice. BLOGS FOR CHRISTMAS Silvia Lilly’s “DelSo” blog, “A(nother) Christmas miracle.” J. Eric Smith’s blog,…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, December 19, 2020

Dear Santa. I’ve been good all year. Well, good enough. Well, it’s negotiable. But what I haven’t failed to do is, every single Saturday this year, whether I’ve had my ankle in a cast or my mouth covered with a mask, is bring you a recap of the great writings and podcasts and photos from…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, December 12, 2020

Good morning, my wonderful blog readers. So, tonight, I’ll be watching the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train as it travels through my computer laptop, on its way to the stage for its holiday concert. The event is available to stream for free on Canadian Pacific’s Facebook page, beginning at 8:00 PM Eastern, 5:00 PM Pacific. Five…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, December 5 2020

Good morning. It’s Saturday, I’m already awake, and if you’re awake as well, come join me in enjoying these blog posts and podcasts and photos from my blogroll. We’ve got some great stuff here, and I really hope you enjoy them. BLOGS FOR TASTE Bill Dowd’s “Notes on Napkins” blog, “Iconic Lake Champlain island inn…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, November 28, 2020

Yeah, I’m still working off the turkey leftovers. Probably be eating turkey for the next few days, which I don’t really mind. And it gives me a chance to put together this week’s blogroll wrap-up, so let’s see what the writers and podcasters and photographers have been up to this week. And we’ll start with……

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, November 21 2020

Good morning, it’s time for another weekly recap of the best blog posts and articles and photos from my personal blogroll. This list includes many former members of the Times Union blogging crew (as well as some who are still on the TU portal, only because they’ve been “grandfathered” over and they’re not staff bloggers).…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, November 14, 2020

I don’t know about you, but it’s definitely been one heckuva week. And the only way to make the weekend start nice, is to recap the blog posts and podcasts and video logs of the people on my blogroll sidebar. So let’s do that, shall we? BLOGS FOR THE SCREEN Silvia Lilly in the DelSo…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, November 7 2020

Oh, man, is it morning already? Looked out the window. Bright sun in my eyes. Yep. It’s morning. Daylight saving time is over. Blog-writing time is upon us. So let’s go through the blogs on my personal blogroll and see what great articles my fellow bloggers and photographers have created, shall we? Starting with ……

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, October 31 2020

Hey folks, you know what day it is. It’s that one time in our lives when the kids come pounding on our doors at 7:00 a.m., demanding tricks or treats. This year, I was hoping that the little panhandlers wouldn’t come by… or at least understand that right now, I’m not dealing with the holiday.…

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