Who’s the cutest perro in the barrio? Who? Why Otto-lito, that’s who. That’s why when the local girls see him on the street, they all say, “Que lindo!” and mush his face.
I am sorry. Those rare and precious people who read this blog are probably wondering what happened to me. I am fine. More about that later.
Even though it’s nastiest slushy winter weather right now, I know it will be spring very, very soon. When I saw this in the Record Online, Catskill Edition, I called for a brochure, etc. immediately. Going to get some beautiful new trees and shrubs!
Tree and Shrub Sale Cultivates Conservation
LIBERTY – The Sullivan County Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting orders for its annual tree and shrub program.
This district is offering a variety of deciduous and conifer species and specialized packages, including Nut Tree, Flowering Tree and Shrub, Song Bird and Butterfly.
Also available are ground covers, fruit trees, fertilizer tablets, marking flags, tree protectors and bluebird boxes.
Trees and shrubs can be planted for Christmas tree production, timber production and as wildlife habitat, windbreaks, hedges, screens, stream and road bank stabilization and ornamentals.
To order, call the district office at 292-6552, ext. 101, to request a brochure and order form. The application deadline is April 4, and pickup is April 25-26 at the office.
The Times Herald-Record reports that the much-anticipated and much-dreaded casino has received a firm no from the current U.S. Secretary of Interior, Dirk Kempthorne.
Luckily for the St. Regis Mohawks , there will be a new gang in office in January 2009 and sometime after that a new Secretary of Interior.
What happens when I go on a long road to visit relatives that have no internet access, not even dial-up? Well, you’ve seen it: I don’t post. So before I start posting about Sullivan County and adventures in renovation, here’s a very short version of what happened on our Christmas vacation.
Lots and lots of visiting with family, both Phil’s and mine. First we drove to Meadville, Pennsylvania, then Amherst, Ohio to see Phil’s parents and brothers, then on to my grandmother’s farm in La Plata, Missouri. Read the rest of this entry »
Only one more day of driving until we get to the farm. We’ve been driving since Friday morning, stopping en route, on our way to visit family in La Plata, Missouri.
La Plata is in NE Missouri, about 20 miles south of Kirksville. I’ve got a bad cold that hit me like a bulldozer yesterday morning and I can barely think. Merry Christmas!
He’s got his head on straight: despite the hoopla surrounding his coming up he’s living at home in Liberty and enrolled for spring semester 2008 at Sullivan County Community College to begin studying business.
Take a look at Jeanne Sager’s article about Metafore (aka Tashan Turner) in the Sullivan County Democrat: