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More Summer

Labor Day is recognized as the first Monday in September and embodies both the social and economic successes of American Workers. In fact, Colorado along with Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York implemented the Labor Day holiday by legislative enactment in 1887 behind Oregon who secured state legislation earlier that same year. Per the U.S…. Read more »

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spring cleaning

Spring in Colorado…60 and 70 degree days followed by a quick moving snowstorm the next. Living here you become used to the winter lingering on and yet the first golden crocus I saw on a walk last week surprised me. Spring is actually just around the corner. Spring officially begins March 20th this year but… Read more »

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presidents day in COS

The third Monday in February is Presidents’ Day, a federal holiday which means for most people another three-day weekend and the closing of schools, banks, credit unions, libraries etc. And although this day originated in the 1880s as a day to commemorate the birthdays of both President Washington and President Lincoln is has evolved into… Read more »

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ice carving in cripple creek

Are you enjoying all of these unseasonably warm days or are you yearning for ice and snow? While colder temperatures and maybe snow may be in the forecast for this week, last weeks warm temperatures had neighbors in Colorado Springs enjoying the January thaw. There was plenty of people watering their lawns and trees, kids… Read more »

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puppy bowl

Now that January is behind us the first weekend of February brings us two fun American traditions. Groundhog Day and Super Bowl Weekend. Groundhog Day is this Saturday, February 2nd and if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow then tradition says we’ll have six more weeks of winter. And keeping up with social media now Punxsutawney… Read more »

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cold snowy colorado

“It is deep January.  The sky is hard.  The stalks are firmly rooted in ice.” Wallace Stevens There seemed to be several common discussions on Facebook this week, those who were getting over the flu, or those who had the flu and felt like they couldn’t get through they day feeling so miserable. Flu symptoms… Read more »

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 I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. Charles Dickens. Did you know that the first commercial Christmas card was commissioned in 1843? The card designed by John Calcott Horsley for Henry Cole and pictured here depicts family and friends enjoying a holiday drink together, a festive toast… Read more »

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Autumn Harvest

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.” John Muir Once the kids go back to school and… Read more »

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October Pumpkins

If you’ve lived in Colorado for any period of time you’ve come to expect snow on Pikes Peak in October. This year it seems earlier than most.  And while it really doesn’t snow every Halloween, according to local meteorologist, Mike Madson, “the average high for the day is 57, the average low is 28,” parents… Read more »