Archive for April 25, 2010
Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Tonight, the almost-full waxing gibbous moon sits close to Spica, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo the Maiden. The star-like point of light above the moon this Monday evening is actually no star at all but Saturn, the 6th planet outward from the sun. Although the moon pairs up with Spica for only a day or two each month, you can always use the Big Dipper to star-hop to Spica after the moon goes down the pike. Once ... Full Story
After years of planning, the McKee Medical Center Chapel was dedicated on April 15. Many of the hospital staff took the opportunity to stop by and see the finished product. Hospital Chaplin Bruce Rippe said he was very actively involved with the process of designing this space. He wanted a place that was spiritual, where people could meditate without the space having an overly religious tone. “What better way to do that than bring in the natural world,” he said. The aspen grove ... Full Story
Virginia Huppe and Fran Robison “I’m not a doll person, I’m a clothes person.” said Fran Robison as she began her presentation to those gathered at the McCarty-Fickel house to hear about the Ladies of Loveland. Robison said she never had doll when she was a girl. Instead, she cut out the models from the Sears and Roebuck catalogue and made dresses for them. She has always liked clothing and when she was blessed with a daughter, she delighted in making her clothes. “Until she ... Full Story
Commissioner Tom Donnelly will meet with citizens in Berthoud on Wednesday, April 28 at 8:30a. m. at the Light House Cafe at the Grace Place, 250 Mountain Ave., Berthoud. Larimer County Commissioner Lew Gaiter is Commissioner Donnelly's guest for the Berthoud meeting. This Citizen Meeting is a great way to meet with Commissioner Donnelly in an informal atmosphere to discuss issues important to you.