Ask the Handy Woman! with Kheli Mason

True or False: A house is only as good as its foundation?

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.

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Roads Traveld With Linda L. Osmundson

Roads Traveld With Linda L. Osmundson

Cabo San Lucas

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 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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Pauline Ward

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.

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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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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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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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