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Take time to enjoy every season

The beauty of the season is in the eye of the beholder.

People are putting away their tents and sleeping bags and filing them in the attic.

Camping stools, lamps and compact dishes are stored until next year; but the beauties of the summer can’t be packed away. Remember them forever as we watch the falling snow.

Take time to enjoy the lovely dawn, the golden sun of mornings, the heavenly blue skies and the gorgeous stars shining down on you.

Last week was a cold exciting Thanksgiving week.

The moon will be in its last quarter on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Deer and elk will be coming out of hiding now that hunting season is coming to a close and butchers can take a little rest.

Green Mt. Reservoir sported a wee bit of ice Sunday at the McDonald Flats area. The Kiddie Pond in Heeney is completely frozen over.

Pizza was served at the Heeney Saturday night card party held in the late Dick and Maggie Philips home on Green Mountain Avenue. Brian and Abbie Peters of California were guests.

The Peters family spent Thanksgiving week visiting relatives and friends in Heeney and staying at the Philips home. (Home of Abbey’s late parents.)

Abbie Peters spent many hours taking inventory of the thousands of books that belonged to here mother, Maggie Philips.

Hanukkah begins on Wednesday, Dec. 5.

It’s still November, so it’s still National Caregivers Month.

The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.

An optimist is a man who marries his secretary and thinks he’ll be able to continue dictating to her. (Michael Hodges)

The Macey’s Parade on television Thanksgiving Day was a beautiful, spectacular sight. It’s definitely a once-a-year treat to behold.

John Dolan underwent serious hip surgery the Wednesday before Thanksgiving in the Steamboat Springs hospital. At this writing he is doing well.

Ex-Kremmling residents Mike and Kathy Sparacino, now residing in the Denver suburb of Arvada, celebrated their wedding anniversary last week. They are both working outside their home, as well as taking full-time care of an elderly man while living in his home. Mike and Kathy report they are both well.

Fred and Martha Wall and Inell Harvey enjoyed lunch after church Sunday in a Kremmling restaurant and caught up on some visiting.

Keats Scott and Lorraine Caopoole Miller spent Saturday at Lorraine’s house doing some sewing.

First old lady: I hope I look as good as you when I’m your age. Second old lady: You did. (Bob Phillips)

A woman needs four men in her life: A banker, an actor, a minister and a mortician. One for the money, two for the show, three to get ready and four to go. (Michael Hogin)

Word from ex-Heeney resident Cookie Alexander, who resides with her son in Hot Sulphur Springs: She reports she is very happy to be near her children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren. Jenny Elliott and Inell Harvey were disappointed that they had to postpone a scheduled dinner date with Cookie last week. (Time seems to fly by too fast.)

Jack Taylor and wife Ann Marie Damian had family visiting Thanksgiving week. Ann Marie’s brother, John, his wife Joleen, and their nephew and niece, Gino and Gianna, and 10-year-old Nina Wood twins came from Florida to ski for six days and to spend Thanksgiving together. They reported the skiing wasn’t very good, but their visiting was fun.

There is no such thing as a non-working mother.

The major concrete achievement of the woman’s movement in the 1970s was the Dutch Treat.

The evening of gospel singing in the Parshall Chapel the evening before Thanksgiving was led by Karl Wood. Pianists were Faith Taussig, Jim Yost and Nina Wood. The chapel was filled with people enjoying an evening of singing.

Refreshments were served afterward as people visited. Faith Taussig took Inell Harvey as her guest.

Ever wonder why the third hand on a watch is called the second hand? And why do we say something is out of whack? ” What is a whack?

Is a woman’s mind cleaner than a man’s because she changes it more often?

Happy birthdays are wished this week to Tammy Almgren, Tyson Parrott, Tom Manuel, Cameron Taussig, Scott Wheatley, Wyatt Shearer, Brent Jones, Don O’Hotto and to John Longwedel.

The flower for December is the narcissus. The December birthstone is the turquoise. It is an opaque mineral of aluminum phosphate, colored by iron or copper to give it its blue or green shade. It symbolizes prosperity.

For those irritating cracks in your fingers which occur in cold weather, use Krazy Glue instead of Newskin. It works much better.

To help banish a sore throat, gargle with Coca Cola. The fizz in the cola loosens phlegm.

Overnight guests in the Inell Harvey home in Kremmling were Walton and Jessie Benton from Wichita, Kan. The Bentons were en route home after visiting their daughter and her family.

Eating a heaping teaspoon of peanut butter will cure most hiccups, or swallow a full teaspoon of sugar dry, without water.

Add a teaspoon of peanut butter to a cup of hot chocolate and stir well for a real taste treat.

A letter from ex-Kremmling resident Bev Archambault reports she is in better health than she has been in for several years. She is out of the wheelchair and is still taking accordion lessons every two weeks. She is residing in an assisted living center and she plays her accordion for special events.

Salt can be a deadly poison if too much is taken at once. Fourteen teaspoons will make a person seriously ill, and 40 teaspoons will kill an adult human.

The only food that doesn’t spoil is honey.

Katie Philips of Boulder spent several days over Thanksgiving visiting relatives and friends in the Heeney area.

Mike and Susie Middagh of Lakewood were in Heeney to enjoy a big Thanksgiving Day turkey dinner with many family members. Dave Philips of Kremmling was also visiting.

Righby, a brown and white Labrador retriever belonging to the Peters family, and Otto, a white and brown dog belonging to Don and Keats Scott, have played non-stop for the past week. They both are about one and a half years old. Otto will sure miss Righby when the Peters take him back home with them to California.

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others remains and is immortal.

Just when I was getting used to today, along came tomorrow.

Spray your summer garden tools before you store them away with no-stick cooking spray to keep them from rusting.

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