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If it’s not the Covid, it’s riots. If it’s not riots, it’s weather. Or asteroids. Or earthquakes. Or all of the above! Last night’s news indicated that yesterday’s riots had cooled down and w...


If it’s not the Covid, it’s riots. If it’s not riots, it’s weather. Or asteroids. Or earthquakes. Or all of the above! Last night’s news indicated that yesterday’s riots had cooled down and w...


April 29, 2020

Today in At the foot of the hill

Today is going to be pretty much like yesterday, I’m afraid. And the day before that. And the day before that....add nauseum. We did have a couple of things going on yesterday, for a change. T...


From the east facing bedroom window on the third floor of our cozy apartment, the panorama is wide and lovely. I see, across the roof tops and the placid little lake, the green carpet of grass s...


From the east facing bedroom window on the third floor of our cozy apartment, the panorama is wide and lovely. I see, across the roof tops and the placid little lake, the green carpet of grass s...


I decided on March 11 that I was not going out…and didn’t until April 8 when my husband insisted on taking me to the ER because my back was hurting so bad I nearly screamed every time I moved… H...


I decided on March 11 that I was not going out…and didn’t until April 8 when my husband insisted on taking me to the ER because my back was hurting so bad I nearly screamed every time I moved… H...


He is risen, indeed! Happy Easter Everyone!


He is risen, indeed! Happy Easter Everyone!


…since my beloved son departed this world… I miss you so much, John. But I’m still mad at you for leaving us....


…since my beloved son departed this world… I miss you so much, John. But I’m still mad at you for leaving us....


Colorado has shut down all the restaurants and bars (except for take-out orders), gyms, theaters and casinos.… all public schools are either on “extended Spring break” or are holding classes only...


Here in Colorado, we have had at least one death from the virus so far. An 80 YO woman from Co Springs. They have semi-quarantined our senior community, cancelling all events, restricting visit...


Yesterday, I parted company with my good, old desk-top calculator. It was with me for over 30 years, there within easy reach of my right hand helping me through the days, months, quarters and ye...


I don’t know if it came in like a lion or a lamb. Was a beautiful morning yesterday. But started snowing before I went to bed. We have an inch or two of fresh white out there this morning. It...


Again, the snow plows are busy in the neighborhood. There is a strip mall across the lake. The plows come early to get done before business hours. The access to the mall also leads to Starbuck...


Again, the snow plows are busy in the neighborhood. There is a strip mall across the lake. The plows come early to get done before business hours. The access to the mall also leads to Starbuck...


February 09, 2020

Snow days in At the foot of the hill

February is traditionally one of the snowiest months here on the Front Range. It is certainly proving to be true this year. We have had snow, I mean SNOW, at least 5 of the first 8 days this mo...


February 09, 2020

Snow days in At the foot of the hill

February is traditionally one of the snowiest months here on the Front Range. It is certainly proving to be true this year. We have had snow, I mean SNOW, at least 5 of the first 8 days this mo...


One third of January is already behind us! So far, we’ve had very nice weather here on the Front Range of the Rockies. A little windy (to say the least) but mild temps and a fair amount of suns...


January 04, 2020

OKAY in At the foot of the hill

It’s time to get over the holiday mode and return to normal activities and attitude! Peeking at my calendar, I see the coming week is loaded: Bridge Monday; (nothing Tuesday, except laundry); W...


Here we go! Can you believe it’s 2020? Some say it’s a new decade, but it seems to me that it is the end of the decade. You know 1-10 is ten. 10-19 is only 9. That’s what I learned in school...


Happy day after Christmas, 2019! Yes, we survived nicely and had a lovely celebration with son Mike and his family. We were at their house for dinner Friday, to celebrate with Annie, the oldest...


December 11, 2019

Sad day in At the foot of the hill

We got word yesterday that Bob’s sister passed away yesterday after suffering a stroke a couple of weeks ago. She has been in poor health for several months. She died yesterday, but we lost her...


After two weeks of relative leisure in Southern California, being with my sister and her family, we returned to the snow-covered Front Range Monday evening. Grandson picked us up at the airport ...


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