Archive for April, 2008

Where’s it warm?

Saturday, April 19th, 2008

Stuck in the Big Apple again today. It was a nice day, but now it’s cloudy and has really cooled off, down to 63. So I checked to see how it is in Dreamtown. Scattered clouds and 82.

Where would you rather be?

Oh, and while the sun actually sets about 20 minutes later in Dreamtown, it seems more like an hour since in Manhattan the sun disappears behind the buildings even earlier. Just sayin’ …

“Upstate”?

Monday, April 7th, 2008

Why do people in New York City (NYC) persist in calling the entire state outside of their five boroughs “upstate”? Dreamtown is in western New York. Yes, it’s north of NYC, but it’s much more west and about as far west as you can go and still be in the state.

Yesterday, I had the misfortune of (temporarily) leaving Dreamtown for NYC. I left sunny and 62 for cloudy and 47. I’d rather be in Dreamtown. <sniff> But then, who wouldn’t?

Opera Buff-alo

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

The president of Opera Buffs of WNY on their latest newsletter:

For a town that does not have its own opera company we sure seem to have a lot of stuff going on.