What does Foothills mean to you?

WIth the anticipation of our Open House last week, we posed the question "What does Foothills mean to you?". Here are your responses:   “A community that holds me in love and support always.” “A spiritual home and community of friends & support in a troubled world.” “Another place that feels like home.” “Community and [...]

Mount Rushmore

Last week we asked you, "If you could add anyone to Mount Rushmore, who would it be?" And the winner is...   First Place Winner: Barack Obama  (15 votes) Second Place Tie (3 votes each): Sitting Bull Crazy Horse Third Place Tie (2 votes each): Franklin Delano Roosevelt Martin Luther King, Jr. No one - [...]

Words of Wisdom

What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given? "Always and forever, seek justice in all you do. It is your only path to a life that will give you peace and joy." "Always be kind & respectful of others." "Be kind to everyone. You don’t know their story!" "Be who you are, not [...]

Ways to “Beat the Heat”

A few suggestions for ways to "beat the heat": An ice cold towel/washcloth etc. around your neck. And TONS of H2O. Bike early in the day do you feel a cool 😎 breeze!! Cold soup and sliced melon. Though acupuncturists recommend hot tea. Counter intuitive but it does work. There is a biological explanation that [...]

Our Favorite Local Food

People are starting to return to their favorite restaurants! What restaurant(s) do you like to support in town? 415 Austin’s (3) Back Porch Café Bann Thai Blue Agave (2) Cacciatore Canino’s Charcoal Broiler Dazbog Domenic's (near Harmony and Lemay) FOCO Cafe Genoa Coffee and Wine Green Light Café Himalayan Bistro Inca Jeju Japanese Restaurant La [...]

What We Are Growing In Our Gardens (Or In Our Lives)

What are you growing in your garden this season? Or (for the non-gardeners) what hobby are you currently pursuing? About 18 years ago my wife and I completely replanted our yard, front and back.  Recent heavy snowstorms have seriously damaged several small trees and bushes.  The three maples we planted in the back yard have [...]

Our Dream Graduation Speakers

It's graduation week and there will be a lot of inspirational speeches being given by accomplished people. Who would you choose to speak at your graduation if you could choose anyone?   Alain Enthoven (if he was alive) Albert Einstein Barack Obama (3 votes) Barack Obama or Michelle Obama Benjamin Franklin Bernie Sanders Bono💖 Brené [...]