Archive for September, 2020

A View of Glass in the 1940s through 1970s American Mid-Century Modern

A View of Glass in the 1940s through 1970s American Mid-Century Modern

By Tom Cotter Photos by David Cleveland, Alex Kizewski, Tom Cotter    From 1945 to 1970, people in the United States celebrated the end to World War II and return to a new normality with change. Automobiles expanded ease of travel; suburbia flourished. New, more open homes meant new designs, different colors, and life-changing creations; dish-washers, clothes washers and dryers, microwave […]

by · September 10, 2020 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Connie’s Antiques and Treasures, A Collector’s Dream

Connie’s Antiques and Treasures, A Collector’s Dream

By Peggy DeStefano    Gil and Connie Rivera have recently opened their new antique shop in North Denver. Prior to the move they had their shop in the Tennyson Street Warehouse for about 4 or 5 years. When the opportunity to lease the building at 3832 Tennyson St. came, they jumped on it.    After Gil retired from his construction work, he […]

by · September 6, 2020 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? September 2020

What Is It? September 2020

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by September 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.

by · September 6, 2020 · 0 comments · What Is It?
The Book of Abraham Captures The Civil War

The Book of Abraham Captures The Civil War

   The Book of Abraham is a book put together by Joseph DeStefano, a long-time Civil War buff. His love of history and of the great writing of the time of the Civil War combines with other great writers from the Bible to Homer to Shakespeare among others. As he states on the book jacket:    “Here they all are, Lincoln and […]

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Be Here Now

Be Here Now

By Sandy Dale    Back in “the day,” Baba Ram Das said, “Be here now.” It wasn’t a new idea. It was often suggested by folks (some people thought irresponsible) to “live in the moment.” I’m pretty sure this is the only way a lot of us will make it through this trying time with our sense of humor, and maybe […]

by · September 6, 2020 · 0 comments · Feature Article