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Mysterious Mansions, Glass Castles, and Tiny Houses

Yesterday was the first day of spring, and for a change, we’re actually having spring weather for the vernal equinox!  The downtown planters contain crocuses and trees all over town are in bloom.  This marks the half-way point between the winter solstice (shortest day of the year) and the summer solstice (longest day of the year).  We had 9 hours and 21 minutes of daylight on December 21st and will have 14 hours and 59 minutes on June 20th.  Yesterday we had 12 hours and 9 minutes.  Source.

Colorado Railroad Museum - Golden ColoradoDirector’s Storytime and Craft at the Railroad Museum

Busy cultural day today.  Dinosaur Ridge has a talk scheduled at 10AM about Pachycephalosaurs.  The Railroad Museum is holding their monthly story time and craft from 10-11AM for 4-6 year olds.  The Golden History Center will host historian Ed Weising from 1-2:30, discussing Curious Castles and Mysterious Mansions of Colorado.  The Library’s book group meets tonight from 6-7 and will discuss The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.

Tiny Houses - Golden Colorado

The Sustainability Board will meet tomorrow night at 6 (note earlier start time) in City Council Chambers.  Their agenda includes an interesting conversation about Tiny Homes, including the answers to two basic questions:  What Could Golden Do to Increase Tiny Home Opportunities? and What do I need to live in a Tiny Home in Golden?  Learn more by reviewing their meeting packet….