The Internet has certainly made life easier during this time of COVID 19 and lockdowns. I’m not Facebook’s biggest fan, but I can certainly say I’ve been able to reconnect with out-of-state cousins I have not seen in over 20 years. Getting online can be a good way to stay connected, accomplish much, and be entertained. But what about the dangers of the Internet? The … [Read more...] about Building and Maintaining a Baseline for Online Security
Denver’s Registered Neighborhood Organizations (RNOs) primarily serve to protect their residents’ investments by shielding them from change. The assumption is that if one has purchased a home in a neighborhood, they like that neighborhood the way it is. But as a leader of the Chaffee Park RNO, I see my responsibility as not limited by the boundaries of my neighborhood. No … [Read more...] about Chaffee Park Says ‘Yes in my Backyard’
A common question of 2020 seems to be, “Where can I go hiking in Colorado?” There are all kinds of caveats with this question, such as, with a dog? with young kids? within less than a 2-hour drive of the Denver metro area? with water? and many more. My new book, “60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Denver and Boulder” provides the answers to these questions, along with details like … [Read more...] about Looking for a Hike Nearby?
Lasagna Mulch Let’s face it; gardening in Colorado without lasagna mulching is like skiing in jeans. It’s just not done if you know what you’re doing. Colorado’s hot, dry summers and clay soils mean your gardens’ wardrobe needs some attention. Lasagna mulching acts like a sunscreen for your soil, plus it controls weeds, helps the soil retain moisture, and attracts … [Read more...] about Three Things to Do in the Garden Right Now
As an employee of Yankee Peddler Postal, I would like to thank the communities of North Denver for their generosity and kindness. I deliver multiple newspapers throughout the Denver area. When delivering The Denver North Star door to door, I have experienced an exceptional display of kindness and generosity in your neighborhoods. I appreciate homeowners who are making free … [Read more...] about A Message From Our Distributor