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Feathered clouds of snow-white float in the winter sky

by Inell Harvey

Landscapes often are painted white during the nights. The bushes, trees and frosted lakes sparkle. The cold bare earth is blanketed in soft white beauty as winter gives birth; and feathered clouds of snow-white float in the winter sky.

Oct. 17 is the 290th day of the year. There are only 67 more shopping days until Christmas.

The moon will be in its first quarter on Friday, Oct. 19.

Green Mt. Reservoir continues to recede very slowly and fishing remains good to very good.

Oscar Wilde, Irish poet and playwright, was born on Oct. 16, 1854. He died in 1880.

Sunday, Oct. 21, is “Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day.”

Question: Why do witches fly on brooms? Answer: Because

vacuum cleaner cords aren’t long enough.

Mama ghost said to baby ghost: “Don’t spook until you’re

spooken to.”

The Lower Blue Fire Protection District held a fire training

session Saturday at the fire-house in Heeney. They spent several hours practicing and learning.

Joe Huck and his dog Toby visited in the Don and Keats Scott

home in Heeney one evening last week and he joined in a group

to watch a Broncos game on television.

Tom Gross, who lives in Heeney, was fortunate to be able

to attend a Rockies ballgame in Denver. He reported it was a great, never-to-be-forgotten game.

Oct. 21 through 27 is “National Respiratory Care Week.” It is also “National Massage Therapy Awareness Week.”

Happy wedding anniversary to Jeff and Kyle Manuel on Oct. 22.

There will be a gala Halloween costume party in the Silver

Spruce dining room in Kremmling at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

Come, enjoy a good lunch, and wear a costume it you wish. Everyone in costume will receive a prize. Costumes will be judged and the first five places will receive extra special prizes. Prizes are donated by Kremmling merchants.

Why didn’t the Halloween skeleton cross the road? He didn’t

have the guts.

Kathy Lurtz held a Pampered Chef party in her Heeney home Saturday afternoon. Many locals, as well as people from outside the area, attended, and the food was “out-of-this-world.”

Saydee, Inell’s Shihtzu dog, got a lovely hair cut last

week, so now she looks like herself ” a little 5-pound cutie. Oct. 17th is National Support your Chamber of Commerce Day.

The late Johnny Carson and the late Fannie Brice both celebrated their birthdays in the third week of October.

Happy birthdays are wished this week to Bev Winthrow, Summer Shearer, Ira Huff, Rebecca Almgren, Lloyd Bock, Sabastion Bock, David Abbott, Jessica Henderhan, Angelica Stubbs, Robert Overholt, Kremmling summer resident Frank Dees, Paul Jacobi, Io1a Walz in Wheat Ridge (Denver), Don Solawetz, Thelma Matheson, Kim Douglas and Shane Bodeman.

Janifer Peterka of Steamboat Springs spent last weekend

with her mother, Inell Harvey, in Kremmling. They spent Saturday evening getting a laptop computer working for Inell.

A migraine, probably caused by a change in barometric pressure, prevented Janifer from attending church Sunday. Fortunately, an Irnitrax shot provided some relief.

In October 1961, a lady named Jenny Joseph wrote a poem named “When I Am an Old Woman, I Shall Wear Purple.” A few of the memorable lines were: “I shall wear purple, with a red hat that doesn’t go, and doesn’t suit me. And I shall spend my

pension on brandy and summer gloves, and satin candles, and say

we’ve no money for butter.” (Interesting, huh?)

That Good Samaritan, Debby Brinkly, is always doing something good for somebody. Inell was pleasantly surprised (and extremely pleased) when Debby had a beautiful bouquet of flowers delivered to her by Marsha of “Flowers by Marsha” in Kremmling.

Friday, Good Samaritan Eric Scott prepared and served a great spaghetti and meat dinner at the Don and Keats Scott home on Blue Ridge Drive in Heeney. Don Mertes was also present to enjoy the feast.

Don’t forget to commit yourself to constant self-improvement.

Please call news to 724-3605.

P.S. ” Halloween is almost here. Here are some facts regarding its origin.

The origins of Halloween date back to the ancient Celtic people who lived in Western Europe north of the Alps and the British Isles. Druidism was the religion of the Celts, and they worshiped nature and the Sun God and Lord of Death. They had two important feasts, Beltane on May 1 and the autumn festival, Shamhain, on the last day of October.


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