More cookbook memories; yearning for the past

The colors sure peaked early this year! If the sun would stay out long enough for us to enjoy them, it would be much better. I had to go to Quarryville to preach, and the ride was spectacular. This is a most wonderful time to just drive and enjoy.

Regards to all those in Nursing Homes who read the Daily Mail, or the Windham Weekly. I’m glad it gives them pleasure, and a chance to think of “home.”

Due to illness and hospital stays, and just generally not able to find the time, the Jewett Presbyterian Church Fall Rummage Sale will not happen this year. Please, do not leave things at the church hall. There is no more room to store things. Please hold on to your donations until the Spring when, hopefully, there will be a Spring Sale.

However, I still have many great bargains at my house. Next week I will be fully set up. I have clothing, jewelry, household appliances, linens, items too numerous to mention, all at rock bottom prices. I found a couple of totes that haven’t been opened yet. I keep getting more stuff to sell. Drop in and see for yourself. You can also order cookies, breads and pies.

Sympathy to the families of Lunetta Hill and Bob Blain who were interred this week. Condolences to the family of Sue Mattice who passed this week. She was the music director at WAJ for 30 years. Get well wishes and many prayers for President Trump and staff, John LoPresti, Marion Layman who is in Greene Meadows, and Peter Weiss.

My heart weeps over the loss of my dear friend John Gottsche. He was a very civic minded person who gave so many hours of time to the church, VFW, Masons and so many other groups. He, with his wife Mickey, delivered Meals on Wheels to the homebound for so many years, until they realized that they were younger than many of those who they delivered to. John ran the Thompson House for so many years, raised his family, and still never said “No” when asked for help. We will miss you, John, and send many prayers and sympathy to your family.

AS I REMEMBER IT

More Cookbook

If you have ever been to one of Larry Tompkin’s shows, you will remember one of the tourist trade in Windham.

Traveling west past the Kopper Kettle you can see a swimming pool sitting in the middle of a field. This was the location of COLE’S PLEASANT VIEW HOUSE O. A. Cole, Proprietor. Windham, Greene Co., NY Accommodations: The house and cottage have ample accommodations for seventy-five guests The rooms are large and well ventilated Long-distance telephone in house House conducted by Christian proprietor From our one hundred and fifty acre farm the table is abundantly supplied with fresh vegetables, eggs, cream, and milk Within five minutes’ walk of Churches, Post Office, Stores, Physicians, etc. No Malaria or Hay Fever — a grand healthy environment. Plenty of amusement Dancing, Moving Pictures, Bowling, Tennis, Bathing, etc.

The Catskills are noted for their good roads and fine scenery The proprietor has a good Automobile Livery for his guests at reasonable rates Write for further information.

If you go east from Cole’s, and take a right across the bridge, then the first right on to South Street, you come to the Munson House on the corner of South and Church. Just past Church if you look to the right, at the top of the hill is CREST PARK IN THE CATSKILLS

Situated on bluff overlooking Village and Valley below Five cottages near Main House Fire-Proof Garage Auto Service Gas Light Sanitary Plumbing Superior Drainage Baths, Toilets, Etc. Suites with private bath spring water abundant garden Pure Milk, eggs and butter Correspondence solicited terms on application Motto....”We Study To Please.” E. E. Munson Windham, NY.

If we can add these to Larry’s show, a true picture of the hotels in Windham come to life. Wouldn’t you love to read about these places while you were living in the stuffy city? A place to go that boasts about their fresh vegetables, and pristine air? Makes you yearn for the past.

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