Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 05:53
That was really a nice snow; of course, the roads were icy and several things were cancelled, but we got some much-needed moisture. In the square dancing world, there were three out-of-state callers in the area, and half of their dances were cancelled. Dean Doberman of Norfolk, NE, spent the weekend with Gary and Nell Coffey, with his Saturday night dance in Ft. Collins cancelled; he then traveled for a dance in Colorado Springs on Sunday; but square dances in Greeley, Bennett, and a couple in Denver were also cancelled.
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 04:50
Two snow storms in one week! The first was nice and wet and melted right away and now it is snowing again.
Good for the country. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! We certainly enjoy Daylight Savings Time, giving us longer evenings.
This weekend is the “wearin’ of the green” in honor of all descendants of Ireland. In the early 1800s, many of those who were jailed in Ireland would be sent to Australia. Many Irish came to the United States to escape the yoke of British tyranny, thus we honor them for their perseverance. Most of us have some Irish blood “by golly!” Wear green and celebrate!
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 Thursday, February 28 2013 03:06
That was a nice, much needed snow, with more to come. Maybe we will get some moisture, yet. I don’t like the cold weather, but it will soon warm up.
Our pal, Geneva Thomas, tells us that daylight savings time will be on Sunday, March 10, at 2 a.m., when we turn our clocks ahead (spring forward, fall back) one hour. I like the new time, with longer evenings; however, it isn’t too good for kids waiting for the school bus, the farmers, and others making them get out in the dark!
LYONS HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
A group of “old-timers” have gathered to watch the basketball games this past season: Ken and Diane Forsberg, her mother Joyce Jones, Dorothy George, myself, and son Jerry. We