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Be sure to turn back your clocks on Sunday

Inell Harvey

Remember to fall back into fall. Turn your clocks back on hour before you retire Saturday night. Sunday is the end of daylight savings.

Winter is here. Winter is precious. Winter is fun. Winter is sledding and skiing and ice skating and all those fun things that gladden out hearts. And then, God sends us this soft falling snow to brighten our hearts on these cold winter days. (Try enjoying these in July.)

The loss of autumn’s beauty is not always a loss, because winter bliss is even more beautiful.

Halloween, pumpkin pies, goblins and everyone having fun. October was great. November will be even greater.

Hope everyone had a happy and safe Halloween, and hope the goblins didn’t get ya’.

There was a beautiful full moon on Oct. 26 and the moon will be in its last quarter on Nov. 2.

October and November are “Pastor Appreciation” months.

Green Mountain Reservoir continues to recede very slowly at the rate of one foot every three days. Most fishermen are now waiting for ice fishing time.

The Denver Rockies, hunting season, Denver Rockies, California wild fires, Denver Rockies, fire in Colorado and the Denver Rockies have been in the headlines lately.

NOTICE: County Road 30 (the Heeney Road) will be closed Monday through Friday, from the dam north to Highway 9, for two weeks, beginning Nov. 5. The Highway Department will be scaling loose rocks from Green Mountain to make the road safe for traffic. A few minor accidents, cause by falling rocks, have occurred in the past year.

The Kremmling Community Church bulletin last Sunday featured, on the front, a rooster crowing. He was saying, “Daylight Savings Coming Up Next Sunday.” Inell is a collector of roosters, hens and chickens, so this picture is now stuck on her fridge.

Dave and Lynn Phillips of Kremmling attended the Rockies games during the World Series in Denver both Saturday and Sunday nights.

Many deer and elk hunters are having good luck this season, and, as always, some have reported no luck so far. Rich Janousek of Kremmling Country is taking time off from driving a mail truck from Kremmling to Denver and back to do some serious hunting.

Those people watching the Wall Street happenings are probably as nervous as a cat on a hot tin roof right now.

Sorry to be late, but happy late birthdays are wished to Bill Cameron, Allen Pulliam, Tom Kreimier, Scott Terryberry, Thomas Henderhan, Kacy Beres, former Kremmling resident Clyde Overholt ” now in Clifton ” Dennis Gale, Sandra Almgren, Mark Jenson, Glenn Almgren and to Joel Manguso.

Happy late wedding anniversaries to Dan and Cheri Kinnison, Louis and Sally Manguso, Dave and Leslie Jones and to Derrick and Michelle Kinnison.

Keats Scott is quite certain she passed (and is hoping she passed) a written test Saturday in Pueblo. She had spent the entire week in Pueblo taking classes and studying hard for “Small Systems Water Operations.” Her husband, Don, took this schooling several years ago and is certified. The Scotts have charge of the water system in Heeney since the death of Keats’ father, Dick Phillips. While in Pueblo, Keats also visited former Summit Cove residents, Rich and Anne Selle.

Inell Harvey returned from a ten day stay with her 97-year-old sister and husband, Ed Wommer, near Durango on southwestern Colorado. Her sister’s son, Don, flew his jet plane to pick her up at the Kremmling airport and returned her there. The two little dogs went on the plane with her. The 35 minute flight couldn’t compare to Inell sitting behind the steering wheel of her car for eight hours. Evelyn Wommer is still “holding her own” and still lives in her own home.

Mary Grace Sanches was the Good Samaritan who cared for Inell’s two cats while she was away for ten days.

A little learning is not a dangerous thing to one who does not mistake it for a great deal.

Don’t refuse to accept criticism. Get all the help you can.

Some people grumble because roses have thorns. I am thankful that thorns have roses.

Jenny Elliott returned from her vacation to Turkey and England. She reports the country is beautiful, people are friendly and helpful and the food was wonderful. In Turkey, she visited several cities and ruins and many historical sites. The trip to Turkey was finalized on a Gulet (50-foot yacht), which toured the turquoise coast in Southwest Turkey. In England, she stayed with friends and toured London and other small towns. Welcome home, Jenny.

Joseph Heller said, “When I grow up, I want to be a little boy.”

Staying calm is the best way to take the wind out of an angry person’s sails.

Sixteen Kremmling seniors (and some who were not seniors) enjoyed prime rib and shrimp dinners at the Elks Lodge in Silverthorne on Wednesday. As the World Series baseball game was on television, they hurried home to catch the last half of the game.

Jim Menilli and wife, Charlotte Lester, hosted the Saturday night card party in their home on the side of Green Mountain. Don and Keats Scott and Jack Taylor, with his wife, Ann Marie Damian, were present.

John Cooper spent several days last week driving a truck to and from Denver for a company he is employed part time by.

Florence Schoff was the lucky winner Friday at the potluck luncheon in the Kremmling fairgrounds extension hall. She picked the deviled egg from Inell’s tray of eggs that contained the candy corn. Thus, she received the prize, which was a new Washington gold-colored one dollar coin.

Dottie Janousek is the Good Samaritan of the month, and probably of November, too. She is working five day a week (as a volunteer) in the Grand County Council on Aging office in Granby. Dottie and her husband, Rich, reside in Kremmling Country and she drives to Granby each day. It’s doubtful anyone else in Colorado is doing as much volunteer work for the seniors as Dottie is.

Bob Beilenberg, president of the County Council, and all the board of directors, appreciates the work Dottie is doing.

At least three-fourth of Grand County seniors are not aware or do not realize what a great thing Dottie is doing for them.

The County Commissioners have taken over managing the nutrition sites, but the Council continues to provide van transportation for seniors for all events, including delivering meals on wheels to those unable to attend the senior lunches.

The board of directors has recently hired a coordinator, however, she will not be available until the last of November.

Meanwhile, Dottie Janousek is helping the seniors by doing an awfully lot of work for them, including keeping the office open, answering phone calls and she even put out the monthly “update” bulletin this month. Thank, Dottie.

Mike and Susie Middagh of Lakewood were visiting Susie’s sister and husband, Keats, and Don Scott, and friends and Heeny last weekend.

Good Samaritan Shelly Cecil brought a dog kennel to Inell to carry her little dogs in on the place to and from Durango recently.

Diane Phillips of Boulder visited in the Don and Keats Scott home Sunday and helped Keats dig bulbs from her flower garden to keep inside for the winter.

Friendship true is like pure gold. It won’t wear out because it’s old.

Happy birthdays are wished this week to Kim Cameron, Sara Young, Robert Brinkley, Tim Wall, Margaret Burger, Millie Jones, Catlin Rae Menhennett, Sue Pratt, Mike Hargadine, Chase Hill, former Parshall area resident Rose Cox, Susie Brady, Chase Pulliam and to Catherine Barton who resides in Cliffview Assisted Living Center.

The flower for November is the chrysanthemum and the stone is the topaz. Topaz is a silicate of aluminum fluorine. The topaz is yellowish and blue. It is said the fire of a topaz can light the depth of the soul. It symbolizes the rebirth of spiritual love.

It you planted hope today in any hopeless heart, if someone’s burden was lighter because you did your part, if you caused a laugh that chased a tear away, if tonight your name is mentioned when someone kneels to pray, then your day was well spent.

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