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Inell Harvey: Wishing everyone peace and hope during this time of year

Inell Harvey
Heeney Hearsay

Wishing everyon joy, cheer, peace, hope and spirit’s sweet repose to cheer your hearts during this bright holiday season. It’s a joyful Christmas time of year.

The harvest moon is gone and gentle snowfall adorns trees in rows of white above the frosted earth.

At the close of the day, the enchanted sunset displays hues of red, pink and gold as the sun unfurls a spectacular banner across the sky.

There will be a new moon on Sunday, Dec. 9.

Tuesday, Dec. 7, is Pearl Harbor Day.

Green Mountain Reservoir has only receded a foot in the past three weeks. It has not frozen over as year. However, little spots of ice have been observed floating here and there.

On Saturday evening, Dec. 15, there will be a Christmas potluck dinner party in the Heeney firehouse community dining room. It’s a fun, come one, come all evening. It is expected to be a real highlight of the Chirstmas season in Heeney.

The Friday after Thanksgiving Day was certainly a (black, blue or whatever) shopping day and the stores were crowded with bargain sale shoppers.

A special appreciation dinner party, sponsored by the Lower Blue Fire Department management, was enjoyed last Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Heeney firhouse community room, honoring the many volunteer firefighters who have so diligently helped fight fires, as well as other volunteer work, for the fire department.

This dinner party was definitely appreciated by the many who attended. After the party was over, many who attended went to the Green Mountain Inn, where they continued the party, enjoying after-dinner drinks.

Raffle tickets are being sold for teh Heeney Community Quilt, which will be given away at the drawing in February. The quilt features Roy Rogers, and wife, Dale, and was handmade by the Heeney Sew and Sews sewing club.

Finally, Don Scott was proud because he actually beat Jenny Elliott in a game of Cribbage. Congrats, Don. (Jenny won the last five games they played.)

Those who say it can’t be done should get out of the way of those who are doing it.

If you spray cooking oil on edges of car doors, they will not freeze shut.

A Christmas party for all Grand County Seniors will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9, in the Granby Senior Community Center, starting at 1 p.m. It promises to be a gala dinner party with gifts for everyone.

A visitor in Inell Harvey’s home Wednesday afternoon was Autumn Phillips of Winter Park.

Wishing a happy wedding anniversary to Cameron and Sarah Gale on Dec. 9.

No man is really successful until his mother-in-law admits it.

Over 200 adults and children enjoyed a Christmas party, sponsored by the Kremmling Community Church, in the Kremmling fairgrounds extension hall Sunday evening.

Tables the length of the room were overflowing with all kinds of good food. No one could possibly leave hungry.

This was also a combined happy birthday celebration for both Pastor Doug Stevenson and his wife Ethel’s birthdays, as well as a going away party for them.

Mike Music and his bluegrass band supplied music throughout the evening. Many children from the Mountain Valley Christian Academy in Kremmling sang songs during the program.

A highlight of the evening was when Santa Claus came in to greet everyone. He gave gifts to all the children, which delighted them immensely. Thus, was one of the largest, best annual Chistmas parties the Community Church has sponsored.

Youth is not a time of life. It is a state of mind.

A straight and narrow path has no traffic problems.

Benjamin Franklin once said, “A good conscience is a continental Christmas.”

Happy birthdays this week to Jan Almgren, Thadd Hargadine, Cathy O’Hotto, David Heeney, Welton Bumgarner, Ken Haynes, Nina Wood, Forrest Hester, Matthew Cale, Rosie O’Hotto, Jennifer April, Don McLimore, Donna Beilenberg and to Inell Harvey’s great-granddaughter, Jaizah Pyle in Florida whose parents read the Middle Park Times.

Happy late birthday to Inell Harvey’s great granddaughter, Sophie Freeman in Michigan. Her parents read the Middle Park Times.

Mark Twain said, “Let us endeavor to so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.”

Love at first sight is often cured by a second look.

Friday evening, Dec. 7, there will be a Christmas dinner party, held in Grand Lake for employees of the Sky-Hi Daily News.

There is no right way to do the wrong thing.

“One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness. It is usually returned.” Court R. Flint

Last week, Inell’s good neighborm Ronnie (Veronica) James brought Inell a beautiful little live Christmas tree and little strings of lights, plus a box of tiny ornaments.

Ronnie knew that Inell quit putting up a large tree, so she made sure there was a Christmas tree growing in a pot, so it would be nice for years to come.

Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.

Cliffview Assisted Living Center in Kremmling hosted a lovely Christmas tea party Sunday afternoon in its facility. Many people enjoyed the many varieties of Christmas cookies and cakes with punch. Retired music teacher Faith Taussig played

Christmas carols on the piano throughout the afternoon. Director Mary Pat Gale was a gracious host.

Later in the evening, Faith Taussig and Inell Harvey attended the Kremmling

Community Church Christmas dinner party in the Kremmling Fairgrounds extension hall.

Thursday, Dec. 20, there will be a gift exchange Christmas party at lunch time in the Silver Spruce dining room. If you wish to exchange gifts, bring a wrapped gift of around $5 value.

There will be a box for Christmas cards, if you wish to give cards to friends. There will also be drawings for several nice door prizes at this fun event.

Sit long. Talk much. Laugh a lot.

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