JudyMaria Gazette

HOW I GOT FED WHILE SHELTERING IN PLACE — JULY 2020

I made a decision in the middle of March, at the time we all got serious about self-isolating, not to have anyone enter my home and not to enter a store.

FIELD NOTES: CONJECTURE — JULY 2020

FIELD NOTES: CONJECTURE -- JULY 2020

I sat in a very favorite place (about two in the afternoon) with no annoying and biting black flies, as I was fully doused in OFF, totally enjoying the serenity and silence.

Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector Job Opportunity — JULY 2020

The Town of Andes seeks applicants for the position of Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector.

GARDEN THERAPY: GONE TO POTS — JULY 2020

GARDEN THERAPY: GONE TO POTS -- JULY 2020

   You might not think of putting pots in the garden, but they make great accents, adding structure and visible interest year round. And they offer a great opportunity to add some colorful annuals that will not be overrun by more ruckus-making perennials.

LIBRARY NOTES –JULY 2020

LIBRARY NOTES --JULY 2020

I want to say a big thank you to everyone who helped with our move. First, our clerk-of-the-works, Mike Houlihan, a recent graduate of the SUNY Delhi Construction Management program. He did a stellar job, not only making sure the project was up to snuff, but helping out with building new shelves, installing shelves and trim, cutting in the circulation desk, and helping to install our computer workstations.

PEST PEEVES — July 2020

   One day I saw a good idea online. Well, I thought it was a good idea. It was to make a band around the crown of a hat using fly paper. It looked nice and might even catch some pesky gnats.