Inell Harvey: Spring is right around the corner, until then … |

Inell Harvey: Spring is right around the corner, until then …

Someday, sometime, perhaps spring will arrive. But first, continue to enjoy the remainder of winter’s grand finale. Spring days will soon arrive and with them comes the thaw (and mud). Meanwhile, continue to appreciate the precious beauties all around of winter’s long sleep.

There will be a full moon on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 20 and 21.

The recent snows have been very good for the Colorado ski areas. Attendance records have been broken lately.

President’s Day is next Monday, Feb. 18. Post offices and many other offices will be closed that day.

Customer: This lumber has holes in it.

Clerk: Those are knot holes.

Customer: If those are not holes, then water are they?

“A sense of humor reduces people and problems to their proper proportions.” Charles DeGaulle

Wishing Don and Lois Solawetz a happy wedding anniversary on Monday, Feb. 18. (They were a Valentine for each other.)

Carl Wood and Faith Taussig, from the Chapel church in Parshall, sang and played the piano for the Sunday afternoon church at Kremmling’s Cliffview Assisted Living Center last Sunday.

Bill York was the Good Neighbor who blew the snow out of the Heeney firehouse parking lot. As in most places, they are running out of space to put the snow. Bill York is much appreciated.

Take time to think. It is the source of power. Take time to read. It is the foundation of wisdom.

It is a great thing to do little things well.

Keats Scott reports the group of nine in the Heeney Belly Dancing class have ordered and received new belly dancing costumes. This makes the fun class twice as much fun. This class has been a very interesting diversion for women in Heeney this winter.

Tracy Edmenson and Nicki Scholl and many others are appreciated and thanked very much by Inell for all the snowplowing and snow removal they have done for her. Inell doesn’t even know who all the other wonderful people are who are so good to her. Inell told her neighbor, Ronnie James, that perhaps she should move into a senior apartment where there wouldn’t be so much maintenence. Ronnie said, “Oh no. We want to keep you here. That’s why so many people are looking after you.”

Ann Marie Damian was the big winner (a while 50 cents) of this week’s Saturday night card party. Jim Menilli’s wife, Charolette, was unable to leave Denver for the weekend because of work commitments.

Families are like fudge. Mostly sweet, with a few nuts.

Nothing is as hard to do gracefully as getting down off your high horse.

Debby Brinkly is presently fostering four dogs in her home. She recently gave two of her foster dogs up for adoption. Debby is looking for adoption or foster homes for the dogs she loves.

Cross country skiing was enjoyed by Keats Scott on Sunday with her dog. They skied all over Green Mountain Reservoir. Keats also took a day off work last Friday. She called it her “snow-sew” day. It would have been a very stormy day to drive to Silverthorne to work. So, she sewed all day.

Men usually avoid the letter “A” because it makes men mean.

Silence can be just as contagious as violence and hate.

A telephone conversation with Inell’s brother-in-law, Ed Wommer in southwestern Colorado, reports they had over four-feet of new snow in three days at their ranch.

Sharon Young spent a couple days with her daughter in Berthoud. The recent stormy weather had prevented her traveling there for several weeks.

Terry and Marge Pfeiffer traveled to Glenwood Springs Tuesday on business. They were married a few weeks ago and Marge continues to be employed by Cliffview Assisted Living Center.

Mo said, “I am better than I was, but not quite so good as I was before I got worse.”

Did you hear about the guy whose whole left side was cut off? He’s all right now.

Mary Sanchez was the Good Samaritan this week who brought her vacuum sweeper over to Inell’s home and cleaned her house.

Harold Steensma took a crippled vacuum sweeper, belonging to Inell, home with him to repair.

Happy birthdays are wished to Misty Groff Overholt, Alice Rheinhardt, Laren

Henderhan, Rory White, Paul Menhennett, Travis Gore, Kenny Bentler, Shorty Lemon, Wendy Eller, Morgan Sanford, Paul Reese, David Burger, Courtney Matney, Zane Lay in Riverton, Wyo., Russ Hargadine, Teresa McElroy, Janon Taussig, Irene Wheatley, former Kremmling resident Mike Sparacino, now in Denver, Carol Leitner and to John Almgren.

Ronnie James, her husband Bruce, and cousin Ryan Easton, spent seveal hours chopping off the ice that had formed on Inell’s house roof. Inell hadn’t even noticed the ice formation, but Ronnie’s eagle eye sure did. Inell was having a water drip in one of the bathrooms and in her kitchen, and was blaming it on the snow melt. Ronnie thinks the roof will probably need to be replaced this spring. Inell appreciates the many, many good things her adopted granddaughter, Ronnie, does for her. How wonderful all her friends are. Inell just can’t thank them enough.

The potluck luncheon was cancelled Friday in the fairgrounds extension hall due to the storm. Potluck president, Rich Janousek, was stranded in Denver. Several people had cars stuck in their driveways.

Larry Banman missed work Friday morning because he, along with many others, were stranded in Walden due to the storm.

Don Scott cooked something he had never cooked before (that’s almost unbelievable) last Wednesday evening for Don Martes, Eric Scott and his wife, Keats. He cooked a vegetarian lasagna and they all agreed it was very delicious.

Spray WD-40 on your barbecue grill to remove dirt and grime. It will also keep your bathroom mirror from fogging. The basic ingredient in WD-40 is fish oil.

A Kremmling policeman was called to the daycare center because a 3-year-old was resisting a rest.

Dottie Janousek returned from near Omaha, Neb. where she spent a couple weeks caring for her elderly mother who had been quite ill in the hospital. Dottie doesn’t admit it, but she is badly in need of some recuperating since returning home to her

husband, Rich.

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word. – Charles DeGaulle

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