Inell Harvey: This is the 1,410th Heeney Hearsay column |

Inell Harvey: This is the 1,410th Heeney Hearsay column

Even though this cold is like a vice, very soon spring will come. The days are getting longer and the nights don’t come so fast. On March 9, the time changes. So, we’ll spring forward into spring.

Nature’s mighty wonders have shown us a divinely planned winter, but the signs of winter are vanishing and the air is becoming crystal clear. It is a time for renewal and it is invigorating.

The moon will be in its last quarter today, Feb. 28.

Leap Year! Do any area locals have a birthday on Feb. 29? Or, is there a wedding anniversary on that day? If so, please call (970) 724-3605, so it can be recorded.

This column is the 1,410th Heeney Hearsay column Inell Harvey has written for the newspaper.

You can’t turn back the clock, but you can wind it up again.

John Sherman and his wife, Jan, were in charge of the Sunday afternoon church service at Kremmling’s Cliffview Assisted Living Center this week. Jan played the piano for singing.

Denise Curley and he daughter of the Green Mountain Inn in Heeney returned from a trip to California where they visited relatives.

Mo: Is our greatest problem ignorance or apathy?

Jo: I don’t know and I don’t care.

A smile is a wrinkle that shouldn’t be removed.

Happy wedding anniversaries are wished on March 3 to Tom and Cheryl Bumgarner and to Inell’s sister and her husband, Evelyn and Ed Wommer in southwestern Colorado. (They read the Middle Park Times.)

It’s good to see Mike and Renita Lucas home from their vacation. The first thing on their home agenda, of course, was shoveling snow.

A friend said that when she saw her first strands of gray hair, she thought she’d dye.

Congrats to Jim Menilli. For the first time in a long time, he was the big winner of the pennies at the Heeney Saturday night card party, which was held in the late Dick and Maggie Philips home on Rainbow Avenue.

Florence Schoff is recupering very well since her cancer surgery several weeks ago. She is presently undergoing chemotherapy once a week.

Barbara Johnson said, “It’s not easy being perfect, but somebody has to do it.”

Everyone knows that seven days in bed makes one weak.

The Grand County Historical Assocation meeting, potluck dinner and Bingo game was fun last Friday evening in the Kremmling fairgrounds extension hall. Managing Director Karen Wischnack handed out prizes for firsts in each food division. It was proven again that Grand County has some excellent cooks. Bingo prizes were many. Loree Johnson was the good neighbor who picked Inell up so they could attend this function together.

“Unprecedented prosperity.” That’s when you can’t meet the payments on a Cadillac, instead of a Chevy.

Men have three basic hair styles: Parted, unparted and departed.

Sympathies and prayers are with Dottie and Rich Janousek. Dottie’s mother in Nebraska recently passed away. Dottie returned Sunday from attending the services.

She was very thankful that she had very recently spent two weeks in Nebraska, near Omaha, caring for her ailing mother. She had returned to be in her home in Kremmling Country and a couple days later, her mother had pneumonia and it was fatal.

Paula Ohri Chamberlain stopped at Inell’s house Wednesday afternoon to pick up the afghan she had won at the potluck seniors raffle. Paula and Inell enjoyed an afternoon visiting.

On March 5 and 6, Larry and Marilyn Johnson from the Alpha Omega Institute will do a presentation and creation for families at Kremmling’s Gore Range Baptist Church in the evening. (Marilyn Johnson is the daughter of Kremmling’s Loree Johnson.)

The happiest people don’t always have the best of everything. They have the best of everything they have.

“The secret to happiness is to count your blessings, not your birthdays.” Inell

When someone says, “Life is hard,” ask them, “Compared to what?”

Happy birthdays are wished this week to Ellen Parri, 1-year-old Makaeli Lynne Lay (Erie Lynne and Larry Jones’ grandaughter in Riverton, Wyo.), Don Martes, Cheri Kinnison, Bud Lee, Julie Hester, Inell Harvey, Colee R. Carpenter, Larry Jones, former area resident Pastor Stevenson, Tim Bock, 9-year-old Monique Sanchez, former area resident Gilbert Cox and the Inell’s nephew Dwight Lee Hazleton in Denver.

The flower for February is the Violet. The birthstone is an amethyst, a type of quartz ranging in color from pale lilac to purple. The amethyst symbolizes sincerity.

Silence is often misinterpreted, but never misquoted.

The next time you feel down, think of all the terrible things that didn’t happen to you.

Well, here’s to waking up Thursday and thinking it’s Friday.

Please call news to (970) 724-3605 or e-mail

P.S. I’ve gone to look for myself. If I should return before I get back, keep me here.

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