Published on Thursday, May 02 2013 07:21
Yesterday was May Day! In the olden days, folks would leave a flower on your doorstep, ring the door bell, and run. If you caught them, you got a kiss. It would be nice to do that again!
More snow is on the way. However, we have had lovely weather and warm sun to make the flowers bloom.
CONGRATULATIONS to Lyons Middle/Senior High and Peak to Peak Charter School who are among the top schools in Colorado, according to U.S. News and World Report. Peak to Peak was ranked first in the state, with Lyons at 16th. They said sixty-two percent of the seniors took APRead more: About Town - May 2, 2013
Published on Thursday, April 25 2013 02:09
Now we are having a lot of snow, sixteen inches last week, and it melted right away, and about eight inches today! That will really green things up. It is a sad thought, the snow and rain cause things to grow, the sun then dries them out, and causes the wildfires! There doesn’t seem to be any solution to that on going problem! However, I like nice sprIng snows that melt fast. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!Read more: About Town - April 25, 2013
Published on Thursday, April 04 2013 15:19
Monday was April Fool’s Day however, the weather was not fooling when it was so great Easter Sunday. We hope all enjoyed Easter. The Fire District’s Easter egg hunt with Mr. Bunny was great with lots of kids and lots of prizes. Churches were filled with worshipers happy that the Lord “arose” so many years ago to save us from our sins, and give us something to “look” to at all times. And then, of course, more Easter egg hunts, brunches, dinners with our loved ones, a ride to the hills, games, picnics, etc. An enjoyable day!Read more: About Town - April 4, 2013
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 08:12
Wow first a nice rain, and now a nice BIG snowstorm, and more coming (13” yesterday), which will green the grass, save us from fires, give us drinking water, help the farmers, and is truly worth millions of dollars to all. We are all very thankful.
I have an anniversary coming up; April 23, 1950, F. LaVerne Johnson of Niwot and I were married in the Lyons Methodist Church, with Rev. Albert Wagner presiding. Truly a long time ago. I worked for O. J. RameyRead more: About Town - April 18, 2013
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.Read more: About Town - March 28, 2013