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.
Published on Monday, March 05 2012 00:00
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife 2012 Big Game Hunting brochure is now available and limited license applications are being accepted for this fall's big-game hunts. License applications for deer, elk, pronghorn, moose, sheep, goat and bear are due Tuesday, April 3. For 2012, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has updated the interactive online version of the big game brochure that features videos with online application tips and hunting tips to use in the field. New tables in the brochure also help hunters easily identify units where licenses are valid and whether a hunter can hold more than one license at a time.
Published on Thursday, March 01 2012 11:45
Many years ago my friend’s nine-year -old daughter suggested the family buy a motor home so they could drive to Hawaii. Little did she know that sometimes a destination can only be reached by airplanes or boats. With gas prices rising hourly, Channel 9 News did a study recently on which is cheaper: to fly or drive. So, I did a comparison of my own for our Minnesota trip to celebrate a 100th birthday over July 4th.
Published on Thursday, February 16 2012 10:41
Northern Colorado Theatres Provide Great Entertainment
Northern Colorado offers a wealth of performance venues and programs for every age and preference, from symphonies to plays, and comedies to operas.
The Longmont Theatre Company presents “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” March 16-18, 23-26, 29-31. The play, which debuted in 1939, tells the story of an obnoxious radio personality who accepts a dinner invitation
Published on Thursday, February 02 2012 05:18
The Loveland Museum/Gallery, on the corner of 5th and Lincoln Streets, this year celebrates its 75th Anniversary with special exhibits like the current “Portraits of the Prairie, Nebraska Landscapes that Inspired Willa Cather.” The show runs through April 15, and features watercolors, watercolor/pastels, scratchboard, and pen and ink works by former dentist turned artist, Richard Schilling, whose works have appeared in the Governor’s Invitational Art Show. Oftentimes, he wanders around the gallery and welcomes questions or comments.
Published on Thursday, January 19 2012 00:00
The Christmas decorations are stored away; the holiday parties are long over; and the football season soon comes to an end. It is time to consider 2012 vacations. Whether you travel far or near, make your plans early. Airlines, except Southwest, charge for luggage. One checked bag, a carry-on and a shoulder bag or backpack are all you need for most destinations. The size of the checked bag depends on how long you will be away and the activities planned.
Published on Monday, January 16 2012 00:00
Christmas is over and you have a pile of cards. Take the road down memory lane and recycle those cards while remembering the people who sent them. Take the road alone or with children.