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#Connectedness Florence

By Joen M. Elliott    After two years of soul searching and trying to find myself, I made a move to Florence. As a child, I spent many summers near this area when our family stayed at my Uncle Boyd’s cabin in Rye. Years later, after several road trips to southern and southwestern Colorado, I fell in love with Florence and […]

by · April 1, 2020 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Taper Jacks, Bougie-Boxes, & Wax Jack

Taper Jacks, Bougie-Boxes, & Wax Jack

By Jack HT Chang, MD    Prior to the advent of sealed envelopes, confidentiality of missives was provided by folding the letter sheet multiple times than applying melted wax to an edge. A personal seal was then impressed upon the wax. Any tampering would break the wax seal which could not be repaired. The sealing wax was generally in the form […]

by · April 1, 2020 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Earth Day: Who Started Earth Day?

Earth Day: Who Started Earth Day?

   Did you know? A highlight of the United Nations’ Earth Day celebration in New York City is the ringing of the Peace Bell, a gift from Japan, at the exact moment of the vernal equinox.    Who Started Earth Day?    Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1962, Senator Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat from Wisconsin, was determined to convince the federal government […]

by · April 1, 2020 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Holidays: Arbor Day Celebrated April 24th This Year

Holidays: Arbor Day Celebrated April 24th This Year

By Bobbie Sweeney    In the United States, we have a tradition which is still recognized but not as widely celebrated as it was in the late 19th century and the early part of the 20th century. Years ago, Arbor Day was given tremendous thought by schools and organizations in cities and towns across the country. It was celebrated in the […]

by · April 1, 2020 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Colorado Antique Gallery Celebrates 28 Years With Giant Sale

Colorado Antique Gallery Celebrates 28 Years With Giant Sale

   The Colorado Antique Gallery is celebrating its 28th Anniversary in 2020 with a month-long sale that runs through the whole month of March. Proudly located in the City of Littleton at 5501 S. Broadway since 1992. With 285 vendors located under one 52,000 square foot roof there are hundreds of thousands of fabulous finds on sale during the month of […]

by · March 11, 2020 · 0 comments · Feature Article