Dirt roads idea taken seriously
The next meeting of the Literary Discussion Group, sponsored by the Women's Club of Cooperstown, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Village of Cooperstown Library. The book for discussion will be Out Stealing Horses by Per Pettersen. Jane Anne Russell will lead the discussion of the book. The meeting is open to the public.
October 10, 2013
Late sweethearts knew in kindergarten
It is with sadness that we note the passing of Wanda Richards. We have known Wanda, as well as her late husband Bill, since we moved to Cooperstown some thirty years ago. And we always enjoyed our many conversations with them.
October 3, 2013
Of Eagle Street and chicken necks
Although there are no doubt many people who associate fall with colorful foliage and dropping temperatures, we tend to herald the advent of fall with two events, one of which we attend and one of which we receive a report.
Education then and now ...
Not long ago while discussing the state of education with a friend, she put forth the idea that her mother, who graduated from Cooperstown High School in 1903, received a better education than students do today. We have often heard the claim that students who graduated in the 1980s and 1990s received a better education than students do today. But this was the first time we had heard the claim made for the Class of 1903.
September 12, 20131 Photo
From one season to another ...
We are having great difficulty realizing that Labor Day has come and gone. Our calendar confirms that. But we seem to find ourselves thinking the calendar cannot possibly be right and we are really only just past the Fourth of July. Yet we cannot reconcile that thinking with the fact that the football season is once again in full swing.
Trip fuels thoughts about natural gas use
One of the things we always enjoy when we have the opportunity to travel outside our little corner of the world is the chance to explore places we have never visited before.