Vapor Trail: Are E-cigarettes a Safer Smoke?

By Darren Thornberry,Longmont Magazine If you don’t know the difference between an “e-cig” and a vaporizer, don’t worry. Both technologies have advanced so fast over the past few years that the average smoker transitioning away from traditional cigarettes is left...

MOVEMBER

By Adam Martin, Longmont Magazine No, the title of this article is not a typo. That ‘m’ in place of an ‘n’ is entirely intentional. In the weeks leading into the holiday season, you may notice more facial hair under noses that typically sport a clean-shaven look....

How to winterize your outdoor spaces

By Julie Kailus, Longmont Magazine With cold weather on its way, most of us are already wondering how to keep our homes cozy this winter. Focused on furnaces, we often overlook our home’s most exposed elements: patio kitchens, yards and gardens, even windows and doors...

Twelve Days of Christmas for Gardeners

By Carol O’Meara, Colorado State University Extension To celebrate the season, sing along with me (with apologies to the original version of the carol).  In the final days of Christmas, the garden calls to me: 12 Seeds a-sprouting In late winter, change up your garden...

Stand up for fun

The first time you spy someone on a standup paddle board it can seem like a mirage. “It looked wacky the first time I saw it in Costa Rica. I looked down from the hotel and saw someone paddling out like they were walking out to sea,” Dana Derischweiler said. She had...

For the Love of Horses

  From lessons to camps to trail rides the options are endless to learn about horses. If you are looking for a new experience like no other, horseback riding might just be what you are looking for. It’s not going to be a one-time thing, but will become a journey that...