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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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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Brian Charles Stiff

Brian Charles Stiff

 

 

Brian Charles Stiff, 41, died unexpectedly of heart failure on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at his home in Lyons.

A greeting and visiting time will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Sat., February 18, followed by a Celebration of Brian’s Life at 10 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2200 Broadway, Boulder, CO. A reception will follow at the church. A private family burial will be held at the Lyons Cemetery.

 

 

 

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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 by Linda L. Osmundon

Northern Colorado Theatres Provide Great Entertainment

Northern Colorado offers a wealth of performance venues and programs for every age and preference, from symphonies to plays, and comedies to operas.

LONGMONT
The Longmont Theatre Company presents “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” March 16-18, 23-26, 29-31. The play, which debuted in 1939, tells the story of an obnoxious radio personality who accepts a dinner invitation

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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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What Happens if Your Social Security or Pension Benefits Are Cut?

By Doug Carey

Last November American Airlines filed for bankruptcy protection. Many of American’s employees are in a defined-benefit pension plan, which means American Airlines promised them a certain amount of money each year in retirement, regardless of what the markets do. But promises such as this are fleeting, as can be seen by the infighting going on now between employees of the airline and executives.

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