If you are interested in the adventures and misadventures of living in small cities, towns, villages and hamlets, this blog is for you. If you are interested in Upstate New York, in particular, this blog is for you. It is for you if you love and maintain faith in the joy, foolishness, mystery and genius of ordinary life.
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Smack in the Center
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Upstate Summer: Dog Days
Dogs of summer. The dog days. We found this guy in a little alley in Hamilton, waiting for his owner. Let sleeping dogs lie, as they say.
Hamilton, NY on a bright July Sunday
Although citizens of the Utica area often say nothing is going on around here, I find walls like this one wherever I go, filled with event flyers, news of exhibits and shows, sales, etc. Maybe we need to ask ourselves how we define "nothing." Or, conversely, how we define "something."