Buffy Calvert

“NEITHER SNOW, NOR RAIN, NOR HEAT, NOR GLOOM OF NIGHT, STAYS THESE COURIERS…” — August 2006

Buffy gives an account of the June 27 flood and being stranded with Judy in Walton which received the brunt of the flooding.

A FEW CLOSE FRIENDS FOR DINNER – August 2006

A FEW CLOSE FRIENDS FOR DINNER - August 2006

Buffy talks about living in Mary Linn Bruce’s house and the history and the many dinners being served there.

DAVID LINCOLN BRUCE: Photographer, 1865-1947

by Buffy Calvert May 10th – Mid-June, The Andes Society for History and Culture will present a show of historic photographs by David Bruce. Here is a brief biography of the artist, an Andes’ native and chronicler of town life in the late 1800’s into the next century: David Lincoln Bruce was born in Andes,…

WE APPLAUD: WILLIAM HENRY TAYLOR

WE APPLAUD: WILLIAM HENRY TAYLOR

In the ‘forties, on Saturday nights at the Galli Curci movie house in Margaretville, the boys would line the back wall eyeing the girls who sat demurely in the center seats. From that vantage point, handsome Bill Taylor from Andes noticed a beautiful girl whose long blond hair cascaded down her back.

WE APPLAUD: MARJORIE ELIZABETH RUFF BUTLER

WE APPLAUD: MARJORIE ELIZABETH RUFF BUTLER

by Buffy Calvert

Perhaps because she was born into her grandmother’s arms on the top of Palmer Hill with one of the most beautiful views in the world spread out before her infant gaze, Marj Butler is grounded in the love of her family and has a long, appreciative, and happy outlook on life.