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News from Montgomery 4/3/22

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By Lois Lumbra —It has been a cloudy Sunday right from the beginning at 28 degrees: No fooling. Did not do much April Fools joking-around this year. . . only tried to pick on Veronica in Johnson. I called to ask if she could see Mt. Mansfield from where she lives. She said no, it’s too far away (but the day was cloudy and misty rain was falling). What I asked her was, “Can you see Mt. Mansfield? A special report just came on saying there was black smoke rolling up on top of Mt. Mansfield.” But she caught right on and said: “This is an Aprils Fools joke, right?” I said yes. But, she said that is a good one and we both had a chuckle. . .

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Lois Corse Lumbra

Lois was born in 1941, growing up in Fletcher, Vermont, where she attended a one-room school for her first 8 years. Lois later married Francis “Sonny” Lumbra in 1959 and raised a happy family.

The two started out in Montgomery on North Hill at the dairy farm where Sonny was born, moving to their home in the village in 1965 where they both live to this day.

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