The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region
Judy Atchinson's A Stubborn Woman
by Judy Atchinson

A Stubborn Woman

A Daily Gazette community blog
QUEST leader's wanderings and musings

A bystander in the war

And now this a time of sadness.

Time's ruins

My yard which is an acre is wall-to-wall snowdrops and small blue flags. It is full of drunken birds and chasing mating squirrels.

Hunger in Schenectady's Vale neighborhood

And this weekend I felt like that old Amaryllis — all droopy green leaves and no bloom. No bloom at all.

No Lion King here

So much going on in this town.

Making choices

Life is full of choices, and this is my choice, made freely and openly and my rewards are other than monetary.

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.

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.

Moses, Isiah and other small miracles

I want to take a minute here to talk about the kindness of strangers.

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.

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.

columnists & blogs