Ask the Handy Woman! with Kheli Mason

D-U-C-T, Or D-U-C-K?

It’s spelled D-U-C-T, not D-U-C-K, right? Not so fast. As I was researching the origins of this ubiquitous and arguably the most useful product known to humanity, I stumbled upon the most interesting facts. One of which is that, indeed, the product now known as duct tape today started out as “Duck Tape” in World War II. Like some of the adhesives I wrote about last month, the military has been quite instrumental in many of the

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Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson

Estes Park hosts a multitude of events throughout the summer, which encourage spending a day in the town, or perhaps even several days. You can find the town’s event calendar at www.estesparkcvb.com/calendar.cfm. Then just click on a particular date for more information on that day’s activities. Here are a few highlights for summer visits.

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Governor’s Invitational Art Show/Sale

Paintings and sculptures by fifty-seven of Colorado’s best artists, like Lundeen, DeDecker, Walbye, Mosher, Hevron-Mahoney, and more internationally-known artists, appear in the Twenty-First Governor’s Invitational Art Show and Sale at the Loveland Museum/Gallery. The show opened Saturday, April 28, and runs through Sunday, June 10. Oil, watercolor, and acrylic paintings along

 

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Making Up For Cuts in Social Security

By Doug Carey

Have you heard the latest news on social security? The social security trust fund will be short on funds three years earlier than last projected. The retirement and disability fund is now projected by the Social Security Board of Trustees to be short on funds starting in 2033. By law this means that all of those who receive benefits will have their benefit payments cut by an amount necessary to restore the fund to solvency. This is

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Colorado Buffalo Makes Hearty Meals

Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado buffalo is featured in our Colorado Buffalo Sausage Flatbread Pizza recipe. 

The Great American Bison is the largest land mammal in North America. There are approximately 220,000 head of buffalo in the United States and 15,500 in Colorado.

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June Events at Denvr Botanic Gardens

FREE DAYS
Free days for Colorado residents are held throughout the year at both Denver Botanic Gardens and Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, thanks to funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).
Free Day at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield takes place on Friday, June 1

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Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson

Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson

For the next daytrip suggestion, I’ll concentrate on historic Georgetown. A long time ago when my husband and I were dating, we’d go skiing then stop on the downhill drive from Eisenhower Tunnel in Georgetown for dinner. By the time we ate a bite, the heavy traffic had cleared away and it was smooth driving into Denver.

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