Senior Scene : Year in Review 2016

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Nederland Area Seniors celebrated its Twentieth Anniversary as a nonprofit this year. Dozens of seniors, some traveling in from other states, attended our ...

New Year Intentions

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  New Year’s Resolutions are broken and swept away as quickly as the glass ornaments the cat knocked off the tree. So, why make them? We continuously grow ...

Holiday Meals and Market Thanks

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Thank you to the entire mountain community of all ages for supporting local artisans and nonprofits at the huge Holiday Mountain Market last weekend. This ...

Holiday Mountain Market Thanks

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Last week we thanked the hundreds of shoppers who shopped local at the Holiday Mountain Market and supported the microbusiness artisans/crafters and a handful ...

Senior Scene : Thanks-giving

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  For many of us, every day is Thanksgiving Day as we live in gratitude for the abundance we enjoy daily. As our nation faces the unknown changes in the years ...

Senior Scene : Home Sweet Home

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Celebrating a 100th birthday is big, be it for a person or for a cabin surviving in our rugged mountain climate. Both require a lot of care and maintenance ...

NAS 20th Anniversary

NAS 20th Anniversary Serene Karplus Nederland Nederland Area Seniors (NAS) enjoys a rich history of caring and commitment to improve the quality of life for mountain seniors. It began ...

Senior Scene : First Anniversary

Serene Karplus, Nederland.  In the veranda’s cool shade on a bright summer evening, we sipped fine wine and shared agrodolce and lemon-zest roasted appetizers. We raised a glass ...

Cardinal and The Switzerland Trail

   Serene Karplus, Nederland.  Cardinal is a tale of two cities. When Sam Conger, who had learned the location of gold from the local Arapaho, found placer gold in Coon Track Creek ...
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