On Monday, Feb. 2, we woke up to 16-inches of snow that fell overnight. BKW was closed and my daughter, Marcia Pangburn, dropped her daughter, Kyra Swan, off at my house before going to work.

On Monday, Jan. 26, the weatherman was predicting a stormy Tuesday so I hurried up and wrote my news and took it to Altamont. I drove my vehicle down the driveway to a shed where I have frozen food, as it is too icy for me to walk. I can send Brandon or Jenn, but I like to look in there and pick out just what I want.

Super Bowl XLIX has been the main topic of conversation for football fans for weeks. Now that the game is over, the real enthusiasts will continue talking about the game with discussions about good plays that their team made, bad plays, good calls by the referees as well as bad calls.

Whenever we have a nice day Jim and I will take a little ride to enjoy the fresh air and see some different sights. We have found that even if we travel the same route we will see different things each trip. Trips are not just for our current enjoyment, but they act as a stimulus for a trip down memory lane.

Monday, Jan. 19, was a very icy day. We had freezing rain the night before and that caused many accidents. I wrote the news, and knew my daughter, Marcia Pangburn, would have Tuesday off because she worked Sunday, and Monday.