JudyMaria Gazette

BIDDING PAISLEYS ADIEU–December 2020

BIDDING PAISLEYS ADIEU--December 2020

   There has always been something special about having a storefront shop in Andes, and living above that shop (the world’s shortest commute, I used to declare).

LIBRARY NOTES–December 2020

LIBRARY NOTES--December 2020

   Our other online programs have been doing well. In November, my interview with local author/photojournalist Beatriz Schiller is available to view on our Andes Public Library Facebook Page and by going to the following You Tube link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3D6smbnK-c.  (or just search Beatriz Schiller Beyond the Flag). 

   It is an interview that I think any American would be interested in watching, regardless of political affiliation, and it is truly an example of how conversations can be unifying versus divisive.

BOOK REVIEW: Silence of the Grave, Arctic Chill, Hypothermia by Arnaldur Indridason

BOOK REVIEW: Silence of the Grave, Arctic Chill, Hypothermia by Arnaldur Indridason

 Though they might well be, these are not the ponderings of someone too long subjected to the lonely deprivations of the Covid-19 pandemic; they are the thoughts of Inspector Erlendur Sveinsson, returned to his spare apartment after an unbearably long day and a half spent caring for his pregnant, homeless, drug-addicted daughter early in Silence of the Grave.

CHICKADEES — December 2020

CHICKADEES — December 2020

Finally, I notice a chickadee calmly flitting about.
I grab a cup of birdseed, and, while standing by the open door whistle the chickadees calming minor third song.

TOWN BOARDS ACCEPTS WATER DISTRICT WELL PROJECT, PASSES THE BUDGETS FOR 2021 Town of Andes Council Meeting, November 5th, 2020 Via Zoom Meeting — December 2020

   Supervisor’s Report: Bud Gladstone requested through the Blue Wing Services Firm that AT&T and Verizon get mobile service to the Andes cell tower.

LINDA DUNNE EGNER AND JOANNE KOSUDA-WARNER GET DOWN TO WORK AT THE HUNTING TAVERN MUSEUM -December 2020

LINDA DUNNE EGNER AND JOANNE KOSUDA-WARNER GET DOWN TO WORK AT THE HUNTING TAVERN MUSEUM -December 2020

What is the recipe for infusing a long-running, well managed historic society with new energy and expertise? In the case of the Andes Society for History and Culture, it appears that a collaboration between Linda Dunne Egner, recruited to the board 2 years ago, and Joanne Kosuda-Warner, on for the past year, is the ticket.