Where in the World is the Observer?

Tom and Peg Carr took the Observer along when they visited the Goreme Open Air Museum in the Cappadocia region of Central Turkey, where churches and monasteries with frescoes from almost a millennium ago are carved into the soft volcanic rock. The Carrs were in Turkey visiting their children in Istanbul.

First Selectman’s Update

Melissa Mack

I find it helpful every election cycle to reflect on the prior year and ask, why am I doing this job and what do I want to accomplish? The answer is always simple – to improve Suffield’s governance practices as best I can.

Food For Thought

National Cookie Day 

 December 3

 “Friend something better than chocolate ice cream…maybe friend somebody you give up last cookie for.”

             – Cookie Monster

Human Rights Day 

December 10

“Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must – at that moment – become the center of the universe.” 

                       – Elie Wiesel

 “Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society.

Food For Thought

“True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. – Arthur Ashe