Category Archives: Rochester, New York

Rain, at last

May was the driest month on record, ever, here in Rochester New York. Only a quarter of an inch. The average for May is nearly three. Lawns were looking burnt and yellow. It was like we went from April to … Continue reading

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Ahhhh, spring

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The beauty in this beholder’s eyes

Now added to my blogroll: a great local website called PictureRochester.com. It’s maintained by one Joseph Moroz; he’s been posting a photo per day (some he’s taken, some taken by guest photographers) because he wants to counter the perception that … Continue reading

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Okay, now it’s getting ridiculous

Turkeys. Turkeys in my back yard. Here’s the same pic, cropped. I do not live in the country. I live in an old suburban neighborhood a stone’s throw from the city’s edge. And yet it’s crawling with woodland wildlife. Amazing. … Continue reading

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They’re back

I went out my back door with my dog this afternoon and nearly tripped over one of those four deer I photographed the other morning. A few minutes later I was able to get some digital video of them as … Continue reading

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Deer in the street!

This was taken from my living room window this morning. Unfortunately I had to run and get the camera so I missed them when they were really close — right in my front yard. Some years ago I read that … Continue reading

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A semi-curmudgeonly Wegmans post

Wegmans — Rochester’s iconic supermarket chain — has rubbed me the wrong way a couple times in recent months. First, they completely rearranged their Pittsford store, where I do my shopping. I’m sure they have perfectly good business reasons for … Continue reading

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Making up for lost inches

My patio table. That’s a full-size patio table, not one of those wimpy bistro things. Snowfall around here was below average in December — waaaay below (total precip was something like 3 or 4 inches, average is 21) but we’re … Continue reading

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A new Kodak moment

My friend Dave, publisher of Rochester Health Living, just tipped me to this American Marketing Association (Rochester chapter) blog post. According to the post: Although this video started as an internal piece, it ended up on YouTube and other websites … Continue reading

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Another helping of crow a la Rochester

Gee, here’s a surprise. A “consultant report, released Tuesday” recommends city officials abandon a decadelong push to turn High Falls into an entertainment quarter and instead let private investors continue to steer development toward housing and office space . . … Continue reading

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