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2011 

This is a follow up on how to eliminate junk mail and solicitations that I blogged about previously here on ActiveRain.  After visiting my mother, both of my sisters and I have been collecting all of the mail requests for donations from the many organizations across the country.  To date, within ...
10/29/2011
When life gives you lemons.....be creative!  Sure you can make lemonade or you can come up with even more ideas!  I decided to try to duplicate a photo that I had seen in a book....with just a slice of lemon, a flower vase, club soda, salt and a clothespin, I came up with what I think is a pretty...
10/28/2011
Sunrise at the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Alamosa, CO is a photographer's dream! On Sunday, my friend Kristal and I drove down to southern Colorado to the town of Alamosa.  The hotel we stayed in was approximately 20 miles from the entrance to the Great Sand Dunes National Park.  Our plan ...
10/27/2011
Oh what a difference a few days can make in Lakewood, CO.  I live in a wonderful neighborhood called O'Kane Park which is only a ten minute drive from downtown Denver.  Most of the homes were built in the early 1960's....mainly ranch style with full basements. Across the street from my house is a...
10/26/2011
Pumpkins in Lakewood Colorado!   I know you are having a hard time believing that there are pumpkins growing in Lakewood Colorado and surrounding areas!   But it is true, you can find wonderfully fresh pumpkins for this Halloween season. As I traveled down Alameda Avenue to Garrison, there is a w...
10/22/2011
Be sure to look up when you are enjoying a walk in downtown Denver.  The fall colors this year have been outstanding.  I have travelled numerous times to the foothills and mountains west of Denver, Lakewood and Golden to photograph the changing colors. On Wednesday, one of my meetings was cancell...
10/21/2011
The annual Daughters of the British Empire Victorian Tea in Denver is being held today.  This is our annual fundraiser and members have been working all year creating wonderful items for the bazaar and craft sale.  Those who like to cook have prepared jellies, jams, breads, scones and other culin...
10/15/2011
  The National Association of Realtors have asked for a Call for Action!  The Mortgage Interest Deduction is at risk and no one seems to take it seriously!  I attended the Colorado Association of REALTORS annual convention in downtown Denver last week and I was astounded to learn that less than 1...
10/13/2011
I passed the 100,000 mark on ActiveRain!  I should be celebrating but I find myself writing a blog about issues that I feel need to be addressed by citizens across the country....well, maybe that is exactly what I should be doing and why I have been able to get to 100,000 points!  Thanks to Activ...
10/07/2011
Isn't there a way to control of Mail Delivery, especially junk mail?  I posted earlier about all of the huge number of charitable requests that my family has received....can the post office not have some control over the incredible amount of a mail that goes out that is simply junk mail?  They sh...
10/06/2011
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