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Affordable Snowmass? Yes, You Can
Affordable Snowmass? Yes, You Can

April 8, 2024

Nostalgia & Education: Orcas at the Denver Museum of Science & Nature
Nostalgia & Education: Orcas at the Denver Museum of Science & Nature

April 1, 2024

Tell Me What Makes Your Town Great: Let’s Talk Assets
Tell Me What Makes Your Town Great: Let’s Talk Assets

March 25, 2024

Travel Comes with the Unexpected: Stuck in Kearney, Nebraska
Travel Comes with the Unexpected: Stuck in Kearney, Nebraska

March 18, 2024

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News on Rolo the Dog
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News on Rolo the Dog

Rolo’s Owner Found Guilty, Dog May Be Destroyed
Raj Chohan, Reporter ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) “• A jury in Arvada convicted Laura Hagan Tuesday afternoon of having a dangerous dog. Her German shepherd, Rolo, attacked a woman and her son last ... [ Read More ]
Fate of Dog on Death Row to be determined today
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Fate of Dog on Death Row to be determined today

No verdict yet, but today a judge will determine whether Rolo the dog will be executed as a result of an incident in Arvada, Colorado. I will post the result when it is released. Keep your fingers crossed for Rolo ... [ Read More ]
No Country for Old Men Wins Big
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No Country for Old Men Wins Big

The Coen brothers’ No Country for Old Men, won big tonight, taking  home  the Oscar for Best Picture, Director, Actor in a Supporting Role and Writing (adapted screenplay).   Thankfully, I did manage to see the movie this afternoon before ... [ Read More ]
Random Act of Kindness Brightens My Day
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Random Act of Kindness Brightens My Day

I went to the drive-thru for coffee this morning. When I pulled up to the window the cheery barista worker informed me that the woman who had just gone through before had paid for my Irish Cream Americano. Surprised, I ... [ Read More ]
Academy Awards are this Sunday
Movies

Academy Awards are this Sunday

The 80th Academy Awards will be held this Sunday, February 24th and if you’re like me, you’ll be glued to your television from red carpet coverage to Best Picture announcement.   I have always been addicted to the Oscars.   ... [ Read More ]
New Restaurant Review Posted: Adelita's Fine Mexican Food
Dining

New Restaurant Review Posted: Adelita's Fine Mexican Food

Visit the Restaurant Review page or click here: Adelita’s Fine Mexican Food ... [ Read More ]
Heidi Town stays Politically Neutral (most of the time)
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Heidi Town stays Politically Neutral (most of the time)

I was asked today if I planned on venturing into Politics on Heidi Town.   As some of you know, my educational background is in politics and philosophy. Occasionally I may  reveal some  of my political leanings here (I can’t ... [ Read More ]
New Movie Review Posted: The Diving Bell & the Butterfly
Movies

New Movie Review Posted: The Diving Bell & the Butterfly

An odd French film about the life of Elle Magazine  editor Jean-Dominique Bauby after a stroke leaves his entire body paralyzed. This movie has been nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director. Read my review under Movie Reviews or ... [ Read More ]
HeidiTown's favorite non-fiction authors
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HeidiTown’s favorite non-fiction authors

Jon Krakauer is best known for Into Thin Air,  the story of the fateful 1996 season on Everest and Into the Wild (see my review of the major motion picture adapted from this book under Movie Reviews). Krakauer has written ... [ Read More ]
Addendum to Restaurant Review and Rating lowered on Fish (Ft. Collins)
Dining

Addendum to Restaurant Review and Rating lowered on Fish (Ft. Collins)

After a disappointing dining experience, I have added an addendum to my review of Fish. Read it here: Fish, Fort Collins, Colorado ... [ Read More ]