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THE RELUCTANT GARDENER — June 2024

THE RELUCTANT GARDENER -- June 2024

It’s Mother’s Day and I just finished one of my favorite gardening activities—burning the brush! The Winter season’s sticks and twigs were hogging my precious gorilla cart, the air had an Autumn chill, and the winds were quiet. It was a perfect day to light my fire pit.

MARY OVERLY DAVIS PUBLISHES ODYSSEUS AND ME–June 2024

MARY OVERLY DAVIS PUBLISHES ODYSSEUS AND ME--June 2024

   To her surprise she didn’t find that anyone else had used Homer’s poem as a structure for a memoir. Mary had a story to tell: the trauma of her husband Jerry’s long struggle with cancer and her own journey after his death to raise her daughter Sally and regain her own independence.

LOVE IS IN THE AIR–June 2024

    “Love is in the air”. A few days ago Swallows were doing it. . . I’m not a voyeur— this is science. Tonight the Purple Finches were deep in courtship.

HUNTING TAVERN IS OPEN FOR THE SEASON–June 2024

HUNTING TAVERN IS OPEN FOR THE SEASON--June 2024

   The local history museum in town is open: Saturdays from 11 – 4 pm and some Sunday afternoons for special events and talks. 

  Views of Andes from 1900 to 1930 are on display in our main gallery in the “Andes Real Photo Postcard Show” which has been held over from last Summer.

DONE–June 2024

DONE--June 2024

   I have officially finished the second mural in the Andes Public Library. It is in the children’s section, the first being in the bathroom. Both walls needed decorating of some sort, but had issues to overcome. Since this was something I had done professionally for 20 years, I decided to make it one of my contributions to this lovely little town that has become my home.

ROLLING THUNDER – May 2024

Michael experiences “Rolling Thundeer”