Ask the Handy Woman! with Kheli Mason

Glue 101: It’s A Sticky Situation (How Tacky)

So, your old wooden dining room chair finally came apart after being loose and wiggly when anyone sat on it (for the last two years!).  Hopefully no one hit the floor when it broke. You go to the big box home center to buy some glue to repair the chair and are confronted by six shelves full of so many different types of adhesives that your head starts to spin. All you want to do is put your chair back together, but what product would be the best for that task?

 

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Quilters opens February 17!

The Evergreen Chorale presents the Tony Award-winning musical Quilters, a unique western musical that premiered 30 years at the Denver Center Theater Company. Shows run for three weekends beginning, Friday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Center/Stage Theatre in Evergreen, Colorado and ending with a matinee on March 4 at 2:00 p.m.

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Ride aboard Coast Guard Cutter Eagle prize of essay, art contests

Operation Sail, Inc., the national non-profit organization that produces tall ship events commemorating patriotic American milestones, today announced its sponsorship of an essay contest and an art contest for high school students in association with the USS Constitution Museum, the National Maritime Historical Society, the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Winners of the contest will be invited to sail aboard America’s tall ship, the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, during one of the six, planned OpSail 2012 events.

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Ready to Hunt Colorado

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.

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Keeping Lyons Fit!

After the Injury

By Mary Chase

It’s that time of year. Every time I turn around lately ,someone has a new skiing injury to report or a fall on the ice. I myself write to you this week one handed, the other arm in an immobilizer as a result of a recent biking accident. So, once the injury has happened, now what?

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Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson

To Fly Or Drive, That Is The Question This Summer

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.

 

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Tips To Prevent Memory Loss As You Age

Tips To Prevent Memory Loss As You Age

(StatePoint) You may not realize it, but you can take steps to keep your brain fit and flexible as you age. In fact, some experts now say that through proper diet and routine mental health exercises, you even can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease long enough to avoid experiencing the symptoms.

“The sooner you start to protect your brain against Alzheimer’s, the sooner you will notice improvement -- not only in recall and mental focus, but also in energy level, mood, general health, and sense of well-being,” says Dr. Gary Small, M.

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