Editor's note: James Lovelady, a retired aerospace engineer, found a new outlet for his natural curiosity when he discovered a 120-year-old reed organ in storage at the Eckert Presbyterian Church. This is his account of the organ's restoration to like-new condition as the church observes its 100th anniversary this year.
This is a story about a blogger named Linda Brown, who posts her observations daily at "Life on a Colorado Farm." And since the farmer featured in her blog is her husband Terry, this story is about him as well, not to mention Fuzzy and Boomer, the farm dogs who have their say every Friday.
For it is in giving that we receive — from the Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi.
Aaron Clay was awarded a Boettcher Foundation scholarship when he graduated from Hotchkiss High School in the early 1970s.
Not many out-of-towners step into the Lazear Post Office, but when they do, they're usually lost or looking for the Hotchkiss National Fish Hatchery.
"They stop by and ask where they are and I tell them, 'You're in downtown Lazear,'" said Lazear postmaster, Frank McPherson.
Just a short stroke, now. Just a short stroke to the ball," comes this East Coast voice like a James J. Braddock jab through the crisp spring air. On a day dotted with the celebrity likes of Vinny Castilla, it's Gerry Rover from Bergenfield, N.J., who's turning heads.