We all know the answer to that one, so let’s discuss a really smart question: How bad is it? When people think of cigarette smoke, they don’t usually think of inflammation. But in my Pathophysiology class at Front Range Community College, understanding inflammation is so important we spend at least 4 to 5 hours of
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We live on a hill surrounded by beautiful mountains but the 2 ½ hour commute to and from work every day is a killer. Although we love our surroundings we know we have to move. We’ve moved before and have always taken our precious stuff with us. This time, it’s different. Retirement and Downsizing We
A few years ago, I moved to Australia, dreaming of adventure and an eternal summer. That fantasy was short lived when I became homesick and realized how difficult it would be to make Australia my permanent home only obtaining a one-year visa. Feeling defeated, I returned to Chile and decided to move to Ft. Collins,
I live in a diverse neighborhood. My next-door neighbors are an Indian family on one side, and a couple composed of a Peruvian woman and Indian man on the other. Across the street is an African-American family with four kids. Two doors down is a family with two adopted children—a girl from Ethiopia and a
We’re in full holiday mode now! With the students and faculty done with finals, they are off enjoying their well-earned winter break. Before they left, we asked them to share with us some of their favorite holiday foods. I think you’ll really see the diversity of our Front Range family in their responses. Dan Balski:
The holiday season is rife with traditions. Some traditions are religious, some revolve around food, and some are just for fun. Whatever the tradition, they tend to hold a lot of sentimentality and involve family. In this post our FRCC bloggers talk about their personal holiday traditions that are near and dear to their hearts.
To help celebrate this holiday season, we’ve asked all of our bloggers to tell us about a few of their favorite things. In this post we asked about their favorite holiday movies. Some are classics, but some may surprise you. Dan Balski: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Sandra Bergman: Home for the Holidays This
The holidays are here. Have you started your gift buying yet? Before getting swamped by the sights and sounds of the season, it’s worth taking a moment to look at your spending this time of year. Two questions to ask yourself, how much are you willing to spend, and how will you pay for it?