Judy Garrison

COZYING UP TO GEORGE WASHINGTON — MARCH 2021

COZYING UP TO GEORGE WASHINGTON -- MARCH 2021

By Judy Garrison Did you know that George Washington had little schooling and no college? That deficit of formal education bothered him throughout his life but didn’t prevent him from writing beautifully, reading widely and having a highly developed and curious mind. Did you know that his mother, Mary Washington, a life-long complainer and apparently…

100 YEAR AGO — MARCH 2021

100 YEAR AGO -- MARCH 2021

Adam Biggar, a highly respected farmer residing in Biggar Hollow in southern Bovina, died early Sabbath morning, February 27, as a result of an attack of measles. [Jim Andrews: Prior to its vaccine, measles was a deadly disease, which notoriously killed children and adults alike.]

 THE WAY WE WERE – FEBRUARY 2021

 THE WAY WE WERE - FEBRUARY 2021

Milk prices, a plan to harness the Delaware river, rape, prostitutes and other tidbits from 100 years ago.

THE WAY WE WERE – January 2021

THE WAY WE WERE - January 2021

Some interesting facts from January 1920: Andes has only one physician, a barn burning, and so much more.

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).

THE WAY WE WERE – November 2020

THE WAY WE WERE - November 2020

A gang was out Saturday night destroying property under the guise of Hollowe’en [sic]. The gang was not made up of boys but of men, who should know better, and perhaps would if they had not been imbibing too freely.