There’s a break in the bitter temperatures, snow, and icy rain, and I’m able to keep my doctor’s appointment today. The hospital’s parking garage is almost filled—so many people here today (I think.) One has to be careful just getting out of the car as little pieces of ice have fallen from cars parked here earlier.

Going to Lunch at the Senior Center

Tuesdays and Thursdays have a special encounter

A wholesome lunch at the Senior Center. Menus of Fried Chicken, Macaroni and Cheese,

Chicken Cacciatore, or Turkey Stew if you please.

Local artist’s art is flying high

West Granby artist Christy Tortland is a talented and creative illustrator who combines technology, mythology and art. Her renderings of mythological beings are prominent in many of her pieces and have always been a part of her focus.

Grease set for March 15-17 at GMHS

Granby Performing Arts at GMHS is back with this year’s spring musical Grease by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, directed by Nikki Currie-Huggard. It’s 1959, and Rydell High School’s senior class is in rare form.

Story telling isn’t just for kids!

On Saturday, February 9, at South Church (242 Salmon Brook St.), creative and experienced storytellers will enthrall you with real life episodes from their actual pasts. Hot muscle cars from the 60s, snowmobile racing and military rank, good old fashioned Midwestern pearls of wisdom to the bride and human versus wild (?) animals from goldfish to bears with a dog in between.

The Real Deal

Someone once said to me, “You are not a plastic person.” I’ve remembered those words forever because they are how I want to be—genuine. Over the 75 years I’ve been on this earth, I’ve met many people I’ve bonded with instantly—because they are real people who act on what they know to be right and good.