Archive for November, 2019

What Is It? November 2019

What Is It? November 2019

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by November 20, to the Mountain States Collector, P.O. Box 1003, Bailey, CO 80421. At least three winners will be drawn. Winners will receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector. 

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I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles: Will Never Fade and Die

I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles: Will Never Fade and Die

Compiled by Peggy DeStefano    I remember my father singing numerous little ditties and great old songs. That, plus the fact that we owned a player piano, helped make my brothers and sisters and I knowledgeable of all of the classic honkey tonk songs. There was “Margie,” which my Dad sang to my Mom, changing Margie to my Mom’s name when […]

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Rue de Noel, A Paris Street Market

Rue de Noel, A Paris Street Market

   Rue de Noel, A Paris Street Market is a two-day INDOOR Holiday Market. You’ re invited November 15th and 16th from 10 AM to 5 PM. Enjoy all the Vintage, Antiques, Artisans, Apparel and Decor, indoors at the Douglas County Events Center, 500 Fairgrounds Rd., Castle Rock, Colorado 80104,    Stroll through holiday booths filled with one-of-a-kind holiday gifts, decor, antiques, […]

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Thanksgiving

By Bobbie Sweeney    People all over the world set aside at least one day of the year to celebrate the harvest of the land. In America, the first celebration of this kind was instigated by the Pilgrims. ln 1621, they held a three-day festival by order of the Governor of the Colony William Bradford. The Indians who had become their […]

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‘Never squat while wearing your spurs’ – Will Rogers

‘Never squat while wearing your spurs’ – Will Rogers

Will Rogers, who died in a 1935 plane crash, was one of the greatest political sages this country has ever known.    Enjoy some of the sayings discovered in his biography by Ben Yagoda:    1. Never slap a man who’s chewing tobacco.    2. Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.    3. There are two theories to arguing with a […]

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