November 2010
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Archive for November 12, 2010

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 13, Big Dipper bowl points to

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 13, Big Dipper bowl points to bright star Capella

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at You can use the Big Dipper to find the brilliant star Capella in the constellation Auriga the Charioteer. The top two bowl stars point toward Capella, as we depict on today’s sky chart. The phrase spring up and fall down gives you some idea of the Big Dipper’s place in the evening sky. On fall evenings, the Big Dipper sits way down low in the northern sky. On spring evenings, the Big Dipper shines high ... Full Story

Larimer County Holds Public Hearings – Proposed

Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners will hold two televised public hearings on the Proposed 2011 Budget: Monday, November 15, 2010 - 6:30 P.M. (Televised and Live Viewer Call-in) Larimer County Courthouse Office Building, Commissioners Hearing Room-1st Floor, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins. Televised on Fort Collins Cable Channel 14, LaPorte and Wellington Channel 16, Loveland & Berthoud Cable Channel 16. Viewers can call with questions or comments ... Full Story

Christmas Jars

Christmas Jars

I just read a wonderful novel by Jason Wright entitled Christmas Jars. Following is a summary and an idea. The Maxwell’s were a young couple with a delightful daughter named Hannah.  Rather than go into debt for Christmas gifts, they spent the entire year putting pocket change (and sometimes bills) into the :Christmas Jar”.  On Christmas Eve they would take the jar to the bank, cash in the coins and see what there was to spend on gifts for each other.  When Hannah was eight, she was old ... Full Story

Obituary: Benjamin D. Haskew

Obituary: Benjamin D. Haskew

HASKEW, Benjamin D., 36, of Berthoud, passed away November 9, 2010. Complete obituary and service arrangements to appear later. Arrangements by Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, Longmont. Send condolances and sign the guest book at www.ahlbergfuneralchapel,