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In These Otsego Hills

In These Otsego Hills
  • Looking around into this and that This past week seems to have offered all sorts of information which might well give one pause.

    February 6, 2014

  • Stories we tell our children Difficult as it is to believe, we seem to have arrived at the end of January much sooner than we had anticipated. Of course, given the weather we have encountered throughout the month we must admit we are not sorry to see January go. We just hope that February does not follow the same weather patterns. Of course, there is not that much we can do about it if it does. Fortunately, we tend not to suffer from cabin fever and are quite content to stay inside with a good book or two or three.

    January 30, 2014

  • Stories we tell our children Difficult as it is to believe, we seem to have arrived at the end of January much sooner than we had anticipated. Of course, given the weather we have encountered throughout the month we must admit we are not sorry to see January go. We just hope that February does not follow the same weather patterns. Of course, there is not that much we can do about it if it does. Fortunately, we tend not to suffer from cabin fever and are quite content to stay inside with a good book or two or three.

    January 30, 2014

  • Having a 'wee bit of knowledge' Since it appears that many of the seemingly pressing issues of 2013 are still hanging around in 2014, we decided it was time to find something, in fact anything, else upon which we might ponder.

    January 23, 2014

  • Catching up with education We read with some interest the recent article in The Daily Star regarding the demise of the GED in NYS. We were some relieved when we discovered, upon reading beyond the headline, that the GED was being replaced with a new high school equivalency test called the Test Assessment Secondary Completion or TASC.

    January 16, 2014

  • We should always watch what we say Having written this column for years now, one would think we would be smarter than to say, as we did last, "... the column, from our perspective, will be able to plow ahead in 2014."

    January 9, 2014

  • Coping with the Christmas chaos... We must admit that we had a rather down and up ending to 2013.

    January 2, 2014

  • A Christmas Poem with apologies 'Twas the Night After Christmas with apologies to Clement Clarke Moore

    December 26, 2013

  • Some things just mystify us Even in the midst of all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we still seem to encounter things which leave us wondering what on earth people are thinking. We are simply amazed at what we learn.

    December 19, 2013

  • Rollins death saddens us It is with sadness that we note the passing of Frank Rollins, long time CCS music teacher and well known local photographer.

    December 12, 2013