4/2… As I finish up this column the clouds are starting to roll in. It has been such a beautiful afternoon, up to 50 degree’s at 3 p.m. and the snow is melting away. Penny and I went for a short walk with Willee our little dog, the day was warm enough so he would like going with us. The trucks that are gathering sap up on Black Falls Road have been busy today. I hear through the grapevine that there has been lots of syrup made this year. YUMMY!!!
3/28… My sister-in-law Roberta Martin and daughter Pamela Harris came and had dinner with Sonny and me. We sat around the dinner table after and had a nice visit. Pamela has been visiting her parents and while here as helped shovel SNOW!! She will be heading back home to S. Carolina on 4/5. She certainly got to see some snow this year. Been incredible hasn’t it?
3/30… Seven members of the “Quilting Circle” met at the home of Jeannette Sylvester’s in St.Albans; after a long winter recess to re-establish the goals for the year. Their goal of 25 Sunshine quilts is being worked on with three quilts completed. After a lengthy discussion catching up on everyone, we worked on the Parkinson’s Quilt and the Dresden Plate raffle quilt for St. Isidores. ShowNtell was interesting with Susan Smolinsky and Jeannette presented what they have been working on. Jeannette also served many delicious snacks that keeps quilters coming back for more.
Looking for Vendors… for the “ Montgomery Farmer’s Market” which will be held on the lawn at Pratt Hall starting on Saturday, May 27- September 2, 2017 time 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Vendors must provide their own 10’X10’ canopy, table and Chair. Sign up by May 1, for these prices. For 15 weeks$135.00; 10 weeks $110.00; 5 weeks $65.00; Day vendor $35.00. Information call Sue Wilson at 326-4189. Sponsored by the M. Historical Society. ( After May 1, 2017 prices will increase.)
The United Methodist Women will have their Spring Rummage and Bake Sale on May 6, from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. We will be accepting donation throughout the month of April..for large items call and make arrangements with me..326-4651. Thank You!! We are in need of adult and Children reading books, puzzles & games, clean clothing, household items, etc.
Our Sincere Sympathy to our Pastor Ed and Judy Sorrell in the passing of her mother Mary Greenia on 3/31/17. (You’re in our hearts, our thoughts and our Prayers..Love from your U.M. Church Family.)
4/12… The “SPRING CONCERT” will be performed at the Elementary School at 6 p.m.
Happy Birthday to… Allen Hulbert 4/5, Jack Goss 4/6, Lyndol Elkins, Liane Vogel, Kerrianne Little, Rose Marie Witherspoon 4/9; Jade Danderand 4/10, Alan Cennamo, Melissa Haberman 4/13; Rachel Hardy, John Perkins, Zoe LaBier 4/14; Allison Delisle 4/15.
Special Anniversary Wishes to John and Barbara Walker as they celebrate their 50th, 4/15.
An elderly lady went to have her eyes examined. The Doctor placed a large card with these letters XZPTVCH, and asked if she could see them clearly. She said, “ I can see the letters clearly, but I can’t read Russian.
I hope you all have had a nice week so far and enjoy the remainder of it.
Lois Lumbra is a long-time village resident, sharing thoughts, observations, news, and local happenings in her weekly column online and in the county paper.