Published on Thursday, January 31 2013 06:18
Another week gone by, and a little snow. Fortunately, it is still snowing in the high country, where our water comes from. However, the fields, foothills, and mountains all need water. We hope we don’t have another drought this year. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
Many people are sick with the cold or the flu. There are two kinds going around; the regular flu where you are really sick to your stomach, or a bad coldRead more: About Town, January 31, 2013
Published on Thursday, January 24 2013 05:32
This Colorado weather is very unpredictable. Last Tuesday night it was close to zero, and the next day fifty degrees. Wonderful, except we need moisture; lots of snow and rain. It is supposed to snow again next week. It will be worth it to have the water.
SCAMS: Email hacking is becoming more common and everyone should be tipped off when something sounds strange or out-of-line. They are usually asking for money, so take care! As for me, I lost my “sents,” “old-mail,” and “contacts” addresses, but I got my contacts back through “Help.” It also happened to two other folks I know the same week. Beware! DON’T SEND MONEY!Read more: About Town, January 24, 2013
Published on Thursday, January 10 2013 14:54
WOE IS ME! My e-mail was hacked today at 7:51 a.m., saying I was in the Philippines and need money! I do have a lot of e-mail addresses and have heard from folks from near and far: even from Austin, Texas; Florida from the American Square Dance Magazine; from the Combined Insurance; from Art Shupe, class of 1937, in Yuma, Arizona; Donald Lyon, the grandson of E. S. Lyon, the founder of our town; from California; etc. all calling to see if I wasRead more: About Town, January 10, 2013
Published on Thursday, January 24 2013 01:43
BRRRRR. . . The weather outside is frightful, almost zero now. I hope you have let your water drip, so your pipes don’t freeze! Yes, it has really been cold, but it is supposed to get warmer. Hang in there!Read more: About Town, January 17, 2013
Published on Thursday, March 15 2012 09:12
I moved to Colorado from Texas right out of college when I was hired to teach in Jefferson County. I stood awestruck at the sight of Red Rocks Amphitheater from the playground of Bear Creek Elementary. Amazed, I listened to my second graders talk about collecting arrowheads at nearby Soda Lakes. Our favorite unit included dinosaurs and a field trip to the Natural History Museum in Denver. That was a long time ago.Read more: Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson