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Senior Scene – Flower Hikes

Serene Karplus, Nederland.     Columbines shine their white ruff faces to the dappled sun, their long blue tails streaming behind them. Red paintbrush poke through waving white ...
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Senior Scene: Our Family Stories

Serene Karplus, Our Family Stories I wish I had known my grandparents. Eager to create a sizeable distance between their parents and their kids, my parents placed an ocean and thousands ...
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Intentions

“I made three new year’s resolutions and already broke two of them,” said ten-year-old Ella Rae on January 2.  Having already failed her mission on two fronts, she gave up all ...
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Holiday Mountain Market Thanks

An entire community shows up and supports local microbusiness artisans/crafters and nonprofits. Over $24,000 exchanges hands inside of 13 business hours. Of this amount, over $5,000 ...
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Seniors in Winter

A photograph of my mother standing proudly in a down jacket and furry boots, shovel in hand, on a cleared sidewalk in front of a six-foot snow pile testifies to the endurance of a 40-year-old ...
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Turkey-free Thanksgiving?

Before Christmas in 1862, Paul Lindstrom drove his horse team through snow and ice from Empire to Denver to buy supplies for the holidays. At a time when flour was forty cents a pound, ...
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Denver Mint

The United States Mint is the largest coin manufacturing organization in the world, operating from only two locations – Philadelphia and Denver. The Mint at Denver currently manufactures ...
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Senior Scene November Events

EVENTS CALENDAR Fri, 11/1 – First Fridays Naturalist Walk Wed, 11/6 – Lunch Program – Genealogy Wed, 11/6 – Financial Literacy Advisory Mtg 1pm Fri, 11/15 – ...