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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
 
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Complete and worthy human beings

In this time of reflection and anticipation let us join together and hold hands with those lonely and troubled children who need to be seen as complete and worthy human beings.
 
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Love makes an impact

There is so much sadness and despair in this small small city. It’s as if we have two cities: the poor and forgotten, and the theater goers and expensive dressers and the suits.
 
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

One wish

The children were asked to consider what they would do if they had a wish — and it needed to be something that they and the community could share and pass on.
 
Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

An army of justice and love

Gun laws, Adderall and the true meaning of the holiday season.
 
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Are you listening?

All of my children, you are my light and the world’s light. You are special and wonderful. The world is a better place because you are in it. And I am so proud to know you and to have been part of your life if only for a little while.
 
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Teaching violence in Schenectady

If your family isn’t kind, how will the children know how to follow that direction?
 
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Heroin floods Schenectady

We have come to QUEST and on three separate occasions I have found addicts under the handicap ramp cooking and shooting up.
 
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

September's golden renewal

September — a golden luscious time of the year. The very air you breathe feels different. And the light, that famous Hudson Painterly Light, is pure magic. But like magic, it is brief.
 
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

Where are your priorities? With children, or downtown?

Schenectady has a 65 percent total poverty rate and a kid rate of poverty in the 90 percent range.
 
Monday, July 21, 2014

Are you paying attention?

This is an entire life. Each child belongs to all of us.
 

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