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Judy Atchinson's A Stubborn Woman
by Judy Atchinson

A Stubborn Woman

A Daily Gazette community blog
QUEST leader's wanderings and musings
 
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

2016 brings changes, good and not so good

Well here we go sledding (with no snow) down the hill into 2016. So many changes, good and not so good. New people, new programs.
 
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Christmas musings in Schenectady

“God bless us, every one,” so said Tiny Tim at the end of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." And when I say “God bless us, every one,” I mean every one, from animals to fish and fowl to humans and beyond.
 
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

Moses, Isiah and other small miracles

I want to take a minute here to talk about the kindness of strangers.
 
Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Roll up your sleeves, get to work

Like it or not, cold weather is coming. It has to be coming, there's no more daylight saving time.
 
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Brave necessities of work

So much to write, so much needs to be said, and I’ve been unable to do much besides the brave necessities of work.
 
Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Learn unity in Nova Scotia

It’s like the '50s all over again, because Canada has an open immigration policy the U.S. views it as a threat.
 
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

A carrot, or a stick?

It’s the classic carrot vs. stick. The stick ain't working. Obviously the carrot does.
 
Monday, Aug. 10, 2015

A blanket for Ellie

I just wanted to share with my readers how a total stranger visiting QUEST views us and our work.
 
Monday, July 20, 2015

Schenectady waits for universal change

I've been trying to feel positive about youth. But going into the Dunkin' Donuts on State Street right next to McDonald’s for my daily fix of an Orange Coolatta — no whipped cream, please — I ask for the tip cup, because it’s not in it’s usual spot and was told by a sweet young thing that they have to hide it because kids keep coming in and stealing the money.
 
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A shortage of robins

There seems to be a shortage of robins in my yard this year. Don’t get me wrong, my yard is teeming with birds and song but only a scant few or Red Breasts.
 

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