than a hundred different buffalo sculptures adorn
our fair city.
wonderful as boats and boating are, life is even sweeter.
life in Buffalo,
NY, is especially sweet.
has lots of water to mess about on in
boats, extensive neighborhoods of fine old houses, wonderful
public buildings, Frederick
Law Olmsted-designed parks. Frank
Lloyd Wright designed five homes and an office
building in Buffalo.
expresses our joy of place.
logs that follow our life in our fair city are:
to read log entries, or scroll down for further descriptions
of these log of ours.]
here to see larger
version and another pic, too.
The Weather Outside Our Window celebrates
the seasons we enjoy in Buffalo, with lots of pix. Buffalo,
has the national (international?) reputation for deep
snow in an urban setting.
Well-publicized blizzards and 7-foot Lake Effect snow
storms earn us such notoriety, and we are proud of it.
This log features pictures taken from our porch, and once
in a while from points further afield when we venture
out and take pictures, too.
After all, who would want to actually
go out in all that yucky snow ...
. Consider this to be our weather
cam that refreshes when the weather does. And check out
buffalo weather links:
boats keeps me on an even keel. My Letters are
a log that charts the waters of my spirituality.
to My Friends archives my monthly letters
to the members of the church that I serve.
I am pastor of Pierce Avenue Presbyterian Church in Niagara
As a Presbyterian, I seek to avoid Presbyopia.
The root meaning of the Greek word that both Presbyterian
and Presbyopia come from literally means
an old man. And ... reduced ability
to focus caused by loss of elasticity.
But Presbyterian also evokes the wisdom
of the wise. Elders, we call them, Ruling Elders (lay
folk) and Teaching Elders (AKA Ministers of the Word and
shoots uncurl in July's warmth.
the Garden tells the story of my gardening
hobby that yielded to boatbuilding.
My wife and I started a community garden that we called
Herkimer Hollow across the street in
a vacant lot.
After several years of varying success, the garden effort
is over, though I continue to grow a yearly crop
of garlic in raised beds around the foundation
of our house.