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Why I Wake Early

Why I Wake Early

By Mary Oliver Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who make the morning and spread it over the fields and into the faces of the tulips and the nodding morning glories, and into the windows of, even, the miserable and the crotchety— best preacher that ever was, dear star, that just happens to be where you are in the […]

by · May 6, 2022 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Finding a Recipe for Snow

Finding a Recipe for Snow

By Henry J. Pratt  Almost 75 years ago, skiers schussed down the slopes of the Concord Resort in New York’s Catskill Mountains on artificially-made snow.  It was the first time that the popular sport of skiing had been regularly offered anywhere on man-made surfaces. Skiers and resort owners considered it a miracle—someone had finally found a recipe for making snow. […]

by · April 4, 2022 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Strawberry Festival Antique Show May 21-22

Strawberry Festival Antique Show May 21-22

 The 2022 Strawberry Festival Antique Show — the 50th since the St.Vrain Historical Society began to sponsor the annual spring show — will be held on   Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22 in the Exhibit Building at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, CO.  Hours for the event are  Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, and […]

by · April 4, 2022 · 0 comments · Feature Article
American History April Anniversaries

American History April Anniversaries

April 13 Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday (1743) April 13 100th Anniversary of the State of Massachusetts opening all public offices to women (1922) April 15 Congress ratifies peace with Great Britain (1783) April 17 50th Anniversary of the first Boston Marathon in which women are officially allowed to compete (1972) April 17 Easter April 18 Patriot’s Day April 18 80th Anniversary […]

by · April 4, 2022 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Bookmarks…Require Much Less Space to Collect

Bookmarks…Require Much Less Space to Collect

By Joan L. Huegel  Home from an auction one night, my husband grumbled as he struggled with three big boxes of books I bought. I bid on the books without knowing what they were, but I figured if I ended up with only two or three books that I liked and would keep, my dollar would have been well spent. […]

by · April 4, 2022 · 0 comments · Feature Article