by Matt Bartmann firstname.lastname@example.org “What are you doing?” asked a neighbor, as I was finishing up my latest project. “Planting a tree!” says I with a smile. “But it’s dead. Aren’t there enough dead […]
by Matt Bartmann email@example.com “Never be Santa Claus in your own hometown.” Sage advice given to Santa many years ago. That’s why Santa comes down from his home at the North Pole to Old Town […]
by Matt Bartmann North Forty News “Save money by spending more!” A message that we commonly hear from our friends in the advertising industry. I never liked that message. I’m still not fond of it. […]
“A parent is not supposed to outlive their child. It is just not what any parent ever expects to happen,” says Betsy Strafach, director of 3Hopeful Hearts (3HH), a Fort Collins-based non-profit that offers support […]
by Matt Bartmann North Forty News With his long white ponytail, Tim Starkweather of Larimer County looks like a hippie. But there’s no “slacker” stereotype about this guy. When it comes to work, he’s laser-focused. […]
No need to deadhead your sunflowers when their blooms are done. You might see some yellow on them yet—American goldfinches enjoy the tasty seeds.
I’ve tried. I’ve tried to pinpoint exactly when I gained an appreciation for cars (and machines in general, but that’s another story). As a teenager, I enjoyed the race-car video games more than any other. […]
Often mistaken for a hummingbird, the white-lined sphinx moth is often seen enjoying nectar from the same flowers as hummers, such as these nasturtiums. These moths are active both day and night, and you may […]