Some of you may have heard the term “NaNoWriMo” bandied about, or seen posters at the library about “write-ins”, and thought maybe this was probably some sort of covert library gang that politely schedules meeting times in community room. Fortunately, as accurate and awesome as that description may sort of be, NaNoWriMo is an international […]
Time to get scared!
It is no surprise that the fall season brings out the spooks in many of us. With All Hallows Eve on the horizon Northern Coloradoan’s blood begins to chill at the thought of our local haunted history. There are several well known haunted areas around Fort Collins which Nancy Hansford explores in her book “Northern […]
Life is Sweet in Northern Colorado
Each fall as we drive north and east of Fort Collins we all experience the same thing, trying not to hit tuberous vegetables with our cars. While some may see them as a danger others are aware of the vast influence sugar beets have had on the growth and culture of Fort Collins. Sugar beets […]
Summer Rain Goes Bad…
While many of us may have forgotten what rain looks like this summer, historically Fort Collins and the surrounding areas have had several major floods that devastated the landscape. Most of us can still recall the flood in July of 1997. After several days of rain beginning on July 27, Spring Creek exceeded its banks […]
What’s the “A” All About?
Many times I have had visiting friends and family ask me what that giant “A” up on the hill is all about. Of course I am happy to divulge the tale of the white symbol above our city, but I also wonder how many of our locals may not really know what that “A” is […]