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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, April 30, 2014

Spring comes to the backyard

Snowdrops and jonquils and crocuses, oh my, robins and red squirrels, and strange birds, oh boy.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

They're Homeless!

Homeless, just like you and me, doesn’t look different, doesn't act different, just ordinary people.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

The importance of names

You know names are important. It seems, sometimes the main occupation of gang members is writing their names on walls.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014


It’s 2014 and it seems we have not advanced beyond the 1800s, talk about compassion, it seems compassion is getting confused with the bottom line-money.
Monday, March 3, 2014

The Wallflower on the Baseball Diamond

I was doomed to be a wallflower, never was a popular girl with the guys.
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

The story of N.

Let me tell you about N., a ten year old girl who is full of guilt and shame.
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

A rescued cat loses her battle

Zoe, our cat that we found on the streets, was not just beautiful on the outside, but had a deep and passionate inner respect and joy for life. It was as if she knew time was short and she had a lot of catching up to do.
Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

Investing in gang members

A different take on gangs, appreciating help around the holidays, and pondering the future of the city's youth programs.
Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

Donations wanted for a needy family

OK, all you high rollers out there, I have a family with 4 children ages 14 months, 8 years, 11 years and 16 years. No Christmas for them. No tree, no presents, no turkey or ham and no beds. We need your help.
Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

The magic of it all

I will never forget this day, this sunny cold day in November, when my family met and increased 100-fold.

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