If it weren’t for Olive, I would likely never leave my home.
A Memorial Day poem in memory of Cristina Trapani-Scott’s uncle, Staff Sergeant Carl Butera, in honor of all fallen soldiers.
The CEMEX Foundation donates $15,000 to LEAF.
I typically take this space to write about my walks with Olive, my blind dog, and we have been walking, though we haven’t stopped at the dog park. We walk around it these days. I have done okay adjusting. I have more than enough work to keep me busy and, when I have a minute, I bake something. Baking is therapy in my book. I feel better when I have made something that my family can eat. Still, this space is not devoted to walks or baking this time. I want to take a minute to remember John Prine.
The Town of Lyons Board of Trustees approved an extension to a March 13 local disaster emergency proclamation made by Mayor Connie Sullivan in reaction to the COVID-19 health crisis at a special meeting held Monday, March 24, via conference call.
a special meeting via remote conference call to ratify a resolution that will extend the March 13 proclamation declaring a local disaster emergency due to health crisis
Lyons is a book town for sure. I think the first tiny library I noticed on our walks was the one outside Lyons Valley Village. I can’t pass it without taking a glance inside. When I started walking with my friend up Old St. Vrain Road, I found one there and once, just after getting a new sewing machine for Christmas. Stashed in the library was a book on sewing. The newest addition to the Little Free Libraries that Olive and I pass frequently is the one by the Rocky Mountain Botanic Gardens, which houses books largely focused on gardening and the outdoors.
Old Man Winter arrived in time for the start of the 2020 Old Man Winter Bike Rally and Run. The 100K bike race kicked off at LaVern M. Johnson park in Lyons Sunday, Feb. 9, at 10 a.m. While the race did start, the cyclists were unable to finish.
I have known winter
the way it creeps up
quietly while I am sleeping
and lays its silence not in white
like you might expect
but in strokes of pale
ordinance that will require businesses to be tested and monitored for use of the town’s wastewater services was passed 6-0.