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LIBRARY NOTES – February 2003

by Gloria Carlson Now, when the winter seems longest and coldest, reading a good book in a toasty room has a special appeal. If you have a must-read book in mind, and don’t see it on the library shelves, please ask the librarian. We at the Andes’ Library will either order it from the Four…

FEBRUARY GARDEN MOODS

by Phyllis Galowitz The plans that I had in the fall of putting the garden to bed, somehow were thwarted this year by an early frost, followed by rain, rain rain. The ground was a soggy mess. I never got to rake the leaves or mulch the vegetable garden or the flowerbeds. I never got…

NO MAN/WOMAN IS AN ISLAND IN ANDES

by Barbara Cunningham Long ago in the days of the samurai, those Japanese warriors would be sent into the woods to listen to the sound of the falling snow. Most of us lucky enough to live in the Catskills can understand the wisdom behind this. The recent weeks of heavy snow have given us the…

WHAT’S COOKIN’ IN ANDES?

By George Calvert “2002 was a year of good business,” according to reports at the January Chamber of Commerce Meeting. Most retail stores did well, and the service businesses had their hands full.Real Estate agents reported many calls for vacation homes. At the Painted Cow, Bonni wants to add more local books for sale. Architect…