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Archive for September 11, 2009

Garden Pick of the Week: The Whole Shebang

The husband-and-wife team of Michael Woods and Katie Woods put their considerable talents to work on their yard in south Berthoud. When they bought the house, the Woods were glad to have “just a bunch of grass and two trees” on which to create the garden of their dreams, with the help of Michael’s landscape design colleagues. Word around the neighborhood is that baby frogs and the oversized koi in the pond attract children. Send your garden photos to Editor@BerthoudRecorder.com. Be ... Full Story

Headcases and Ingenues: OpenStage's

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Like any good appetizer tray, OpenStage Theatre’s 37th season opener — “SceneWorks” — gives you a quick fix for your hunger and primes you for the main course. Fourteen vignettes,  from classic scenes to actor-created pieces, fill the evening with laughter, cringes, bewilderment and most of all, spontaneity. (more…)

Preserving a Paleontologic Treasure Chest

By Doug Nichols Berthoud Recorder Aug. 20, 2009, was the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, a site maintained by the National Park Service for the preservation of spectacular plant and insect fossils, including huge petrified trunks of fossil sequoias, ancient relatives of the giant redwoods of California. The site is located west of Colorado Springs, just south of the town of Florissant, Colo. The efforts to save the site and its ... Full Story

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