Austin, Ruth L., age 72, a lifelong resident of Holmes, NY, died Monday, November 22, 2010. Mrs. Austin was born on May 27, 1938 in Pecksville, NY to Mabel (Sprague) Smith of Holmes, NY and the late Watson Smith. More...
In 1557 a gentleman by the name of Thomas Tusser compiled a collection of writings he called A Hundred Good Points of Husbandry. In the April Husbandry section he wrote:
"Sweet April showers
Do spring May flowers"
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