Thriller Bikes and Music
This week you could win a pair of tickets to the musical biography of the one and only King of Pop, Michael Jackson and celebrate the 20th Annual Metro Rides Bike to Work Day.Enter to win!
On a recent walk through one of Colorado Springs' delightful city parks, I was rewarded with the sight of droppings everywhere. As a history buff, it called to mind the majestic though sadly recent past.
These regal creations of nature were once a dominant feature of life on this side of the Rocky Mountains; it is no accident that, of the few full-length images of Gen. William Jackson Palmer we have today, many depict him in boots nearly to the knee. The Lewis and Clark expedition recorded the same experience, though that company's route fell well north of Colorado. The unfortunately named Sergeant Patrick Gass kept a journal on that trek, putting forward at one point the opinion that the Great American Desert was "copiously populated by deer, bufalo [sic] and manure far and wide, more than the eye can compass."
Pioneers that followed were also well familiar with the phenomenon. They evolved their own terminology: Taken singly, excretions were referred to as "deposits"; a pod numbering in the dozens was called a "latrine"; when gathered in hundreds, a "congress."Read the full letter...
To much fanfare, Bach announced a homelessness solution after months of research. As I heard it, the plan was carefully thought-out and even came with a name: "Just Buy A House."
A panel discussion of the 2013 KIDS COUNT in Colorado! report on health and education issues facing children throughout the state, with a keynote address by Jill Tiefenthaler, President of Colorado College. RSVP required.
Wed., May 22, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road
A family-friendly live Christian music event to feed and clothe the local homeless, sponsored by Treasures out of Darkness.
Sat., May 25, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Acacia Park, 115 E. Platte Ave.
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