December 1, 2010

Light flooding in Robertson's Corners

It's changed from rain to snow now, but it was a pretty exciting morning of waterfalls and mud. Waterfalls between my house and the neighbor. Culvert emptying across 366. Fortunately, the foundation and drainage work from last year seems to...

Posted by simon at 12:18 PM

September 1, 2010

History of a Property

While cleaning out piles of paper that used to live in my office a few weeks ago, I found the abstract of title for my house. It's a history of transactions for the property, going back to 1900 with a...

Posted by simon at 12:53 PM

August 9, 2010

Orchid Place profiled

This morning's Ithaca Journal visits one of my neighbors, The Orchid Place, telling the story of Tony Liu's business and how it's growing. I had no idea they were getting tour buses, but it's a great idea - there's lots...

Posted by simon at 6:21 AM

May 22, 2010

Amazing exhibit at Saunders Greenhouse

Unfortunately I only got there today, and the show closes today, but hopefully these pictures can help carry what happened. The photography in the show, from a lot of different people, was very different from Mr. Saunders' own work, but...

Posted by simon at 12:55 PM

May 1, 2010


I know 4th of July fireworks are coming to Dryden this year, but who was the genius last night who thought it was a good idea to set of three sets of fireworks from 12:45am to 1:15am somewhere around Dryden...

Posted by simon at 7:24 AM

July 10, 2007

Neighborhood nursery news

There's been a lot happening this summer at the nurseries near my house. At The Orchid Place, they've added a huge fenced and trellised area where they're growing squash on the trellis and other vegetables below. The squash is growing...

Posted by simon at 6:45 PM