Published on Thursday, July 19 2012 01:00
By Doug Carey
There are so many articles written, and so much talk today, about how a lot of folks in their 50s and 60s either won’t be able to retire before age 70 or may never be able to retire at all. Instead of rehashing this downer of a scenario,
I would like to discuss what a person or a couple needs to have today in order to retire before age 65.
I have consulted with many clients who had this simple question: Can I retire when I’m 60? I’ve even had a few people ask me if they are in good enough shape to retire at age 55. They simply had no idea if they had enough money invested and enough future income to cover all that they wanted to do in retirement.Read more: What You Need In Order To Retire Before Age 65
Published on Thursday, July 19 2012 01:00
A previous article highlighting the 2011 Central City Opera season appeared in the spring of 2011. This year, for the 2012 season, the operas include the Turn of the Screw, Oklahoma, and La Bohème. On Friday, July 13, my husband and I took the chance to see the last two afore mentioned productions in one day.Read more: Roads Traveled with Linda L. Osmundson
Published on Thursday, June 14 2012 01:00
In a general sense a general sense, true. But a foundation is only the start. I would suggest that just as important as a good foundation is a good roof. The best foundation in the world won’t do you a bit of good without a roof to protect the overall structure of the building, and in some cases, the foundation itself.Read more: Ask the Handy Woman! with Kheli Mason
Published on Monday, July 09 2012 08:53
Cheyenne Frontier Days provides twelve days packed with western fun, food, and entertainment for the whole family, July 20-29. Don your western duds and choose your favorite activities from the schedule here. Whether you spend one day or all, you are sure to have a good time.
Before the Parade, enjoy pancakes, ham, milk or coffee, and plenty of syrup. The Kiwanis and Boys and Girls Club cook enough to feed almost 40,000 attendees.
Published on Thursday, June 07 2012 07:46
My recent articles concentrated on local daytrips but I’d like to deviate this week and share the experience my husband and I experienced recently. A friend we met on several Dixieland Jazz cruises invited us to share a week in his four-bedroom timeshare in Cabo. We’ve all heard the warnings about visiting Mexico. So, I Googled theRead more: Roads Traveld With Linda L. Osmundson
Published on Thursday, June 21 2012 12:31
Beloved Roberta Babinet passed away on May 22, 2012 while traveling in Paris at the age of 65. She is survived by Bertrand Babinet, her husband of 46 years; her son Eric and his wife Lisa and grandchildren Jeremy and Alia Babinet of California; her son Matthew Babinet of California; her son David and his wife Yakova Babinet of New York; her sister Joyce Kemp and her husband John Kemp of New Hampshire, and her sister Jackie Wieczkowski and her husband Ricky Wieczkowski of Florida.Read more: Roberta Babinet
Published on Thursday, May 24 2012 07:08
September 29, 1930 – May 20, 2012
Pauline Ward, age 81, of Lyons, died peacefully on Sunday, May 20, at The Peaks Care Center in Longmont. She was born on September 29, 1930 to William and Jessie Benoit in Stephenville Crossing, Newfoundland, Canada. On July 17, 1961, she married Earl Ward in Raton, New Mexico.
Pauline traveled throughout Europe extensively before coming to the United States in her 30’s, and settled in Oregon, where she worked as a nanny and telephone operator at an army base before moving to Colorado. She was a Cub Scout Den Mother for her son’s Scout Troop, and was involved with the PTA. She also worked for the St. Vrain Valley School District as a cook at Lyons Elementary School, where she was well loved by the students, whom she cherished. She retired in 1991. Pauline was an avid Denver Broncos fan, and also enjoyed watching the Colorado Rockies and the Colorado Avalanche. She was an avid reader, enjoying many different authors and genres.
She is survived by her husband, Earl Ward, and her son, Christopher, both of Lyons, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., on Friday, May 25, at the Carroll-Lewellen Funeral Chapel. Donations can be made in Pauline’s memory to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.