During discussions with new friends there is one question that frequently comes into the conversation. That question is, “Where do you live?” When we answer with “Altamont, N.Y.” we can never be sure of the response.

Monday, Feb. 23, arrived with a temperature of minus eight. I talked on the phone a lot to Kathy and then Pat.

Kassi and I tried to coordinate our dates because birthdays come and we always celebrate them.

Cindy, our daughter was in the next room catching up with Christa, her sister, on the phone, when I heard Christa, who lives across the river, say, “Mom that is a nice hairdo.” I am accustomed to hearing compliments from our daughters because they always notice other people and are very quick to let them know that there is something ab

February 16, arrived with a temperature of minus 12. My hot water in the kitchen froze for the first time ever. I quickly got it thawed with a hair dryer. I have to remember to leave the doors open under the sink as the wind was causing very low temperatures against the back of my house.

Paul Levin, a 1989 Guilderland High School graduate, was recently selected and honored as a Master Teacher. Responding to strengthening our nation’s K-12 STEM Education, Governor Andrew Cuomo launched the New York State Master Teacher Program. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education.