What’s Up in the Neighborhood, December 4, 2021

Good morning, blog readers. Hope you’re having a great day. Now, this might seem like a wee shock to you, but I’ve culled a few of the blog members from my personal blogroll. No, it’s not that I disagree with what they’re doing or anything like that, it’s just that, well, they haven’t posted in…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, November 27 2021

Good morning, blog readers, it’s time for another trip through the blogroll and see what my fellow bloggers, photographers and writers have come up with over this holiday season. Hope everybody had a great holiday, ate lots of food, and enjoyed their time with family. So let’s not waste time. BLOGS FOR TASTE The Burnt…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, November 20 2021

It’s Saturday, and you know what that means. Get up, have a cup of coffee and a bowl of Cocoa Krispies, and check through the posts from my personal blogroll. These are the writers, photographers and podcasters whose thoughts and opinions and ideas are worth your time. Please take a read. BLOGS FOR THE SCREEN…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, November 13 2021

Good morning, my wonderful blog readers. As you know, when Saturday rolls around, I step aside from the blog, and showcase the great posts that arrived this week from my blogroll. You know, that list that runs down the right side of my page? Yeah, that blogroll. So let’s get at it, shall we? BLOGS…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, October 6, 2021

If you go over to the blogroll, you might notice I’ve added a few new blogs to the listing, including the 518 Bites and Sights blog (a nice little addition) and the Bedlam Farm Journal, a peaceful blog about life in upstate Washington County. Definitely worth checking out. Also, a shoutout is due to G.…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, October 30, 2021

It’s Halloween weekend. The time when little costumed kids go from door to door, begging for candies and snacks. I’m betting that in addition to the Iron Mans and witches and zombies traipsing up and down the neighborhood, there’s probably a few junior Ted Lassos and track-suited Squid Game characters this year. Although if one…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, October 23, 2021

So just before I started to write this blog post, I actually looked at my statmetrics for this blog. And surprise, surprise … today’s post will be my 5,250th blog post, stretching all the way back to August 25, 2009. I guess my parents were right, there’s no way to shut me up. ๐Ÿ˜€ With…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, October 16 2021

So new readers to this blog might be wondering why I do a Saturday recap of the great photos and stories from my personal blogroll. Let me recap for you. Years ago, this blog was part of a collection of community-written blogs that were featured in the Albany Times Union’s blog portal. The portal featured…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, October 9 2021

Good morning, wonderful blog readers. My plan today is to take in some fall foliage in Vermont, and photograph a covered bridge or six along the way. Of course, for these I’ll be using my film gear, so with the mail being slightly delayed, expect these shots say oh around Christmastime if I’m lucky. ๐Ÿ˜€…

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

Before we start today’s Saturday blog recap, please allow me to share some good news from one of the blogroll residents. J. Eric Smith and his family just celebrated the wedding of family member Katelin to her long-time partner John. Congratulations, and if you want to read all the wonderful details, they’re right here in…

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