Thompsons Lake, Oct. 10, 2013

On Monday I had an appointment for a physical with Dr. Kolanchick. My daughter, Kathy came and watched Zoey. She took Zoey in the stroller and went to the apple orchard on our farm. Zoey loved the bumpy ride into the apple orchard.

Kathy came back to my kitchen and made applesauce. It was delicious, especially warm, our favorite way.

On Tuesday, I enjoyed a taco dinner at Jenn Smith’s and her son Iain’s house. She also invited Brandon, Marcia and Kyra.

On Wednesday, a friend of Dan’s Tom Masse of Cohoes, stopped in to visit me.

Thursday was Kathy and Gary’s anniversary. Marcia came home with a pizza, red velvet cupcakes and ice cream. Jenn and Iain came to eat with us. Kyra was already here; she got off the school bus here.

On Friday, Jenn Smith and Iain went with Brandon to pick up Samson and Nichole in Schoharie for the weekend.

On the way back to Berne, they went to the Pumpkin Patch and had a marvelous time. The huge slide was a real favorite. They talked about it and the maze for hours.

On Saturday, my grandson, Miles Pangburn, took me to lunch in Westerlo and then we went to the grain store. Brandon, Jenn, Samson, Nichole and Iain went to Spiders: Fact and Fiction at the Eldridge Research Center in Rensselaerville.

They learned many facts about spiders and especially remembered that Daddy Long Legs are not spiders because they only have one body part.

They also went on a hike and saw many animals.

On Saturday evening Jenn had us all make our own pizzas. They were healthy (whole wheat) and loaded with vegetables.

Sunday was a quiet day. after church, we went to the Nature Center and played games. The boys played video games but Nichole and I played house and then school.

Wedding anniversary

Warren and Wilma Willsey went to the Knox church hall on Saturday, Sept. 28, to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Shirley and George Washburn. Their daughter Valerie Washburn hosted the party.

Wilma and Warren were honored by the large crowd who also helped celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary.

Before going to Knox all five of Wilma and Warren’s children including Winnie, Warren, Joel, Erin, and Amy gathered at their home for a family photo which is rare.

Bible reading

Tim Van Heest will teach the second class of his Wednesday night classes on Oct. 16 from 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the church hall at the Knox Reformed Church. He will start with the basics and learn foundational skills to bring new levels of insight when you read the Scripture. Everyone is welcome.

Bible study

The Bible study for adults led by the Rev. bob Hoffman will meet on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., in the church hall at the Knox Reformed Church. Come and learn more about God and how we disciples should live our faith in the world. All are welcome.

Turkey supper

Our next big event is the annual turkey supper on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., at the Thompson’s Lake Reformed Church. Takeouts are available. The menu includes turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, squash, coleslaw, homemade pies and more. The cost for adults is $10; children 12 and under are $5; and children under 5 are free. For more information call 872-0432.

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