Last week I went to Facebook to ask, "What has improved about your life in the last year?" Here's what people in Grand Junction, Colorado had to say.

This was very much an open-ended question, and people could respond with anything they wanted. In the end, the answers weren't too surprising.

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People Enjoying Life in Grand Junction, Colorado

Based on the replies, it seems Grand Junction residents are enjoying a healthier lifestyle. During the dumpster fire known as the year 2020, it was difficult to get out and do anything. With the year 2021, though, it seems as if Grand Junction found a renewed interest in health, fitness, and outdoor activities.

In addition to a proactive attitude towards fitness, some replies involved addressing overdue health concerns. A few people mentioned significant medical procedures. Others mentioned health revelations resulting in "newfound energy."

Financial Matters

Some replies involved the liberating feeling you get when you finally overcome credit challenges. Replies involved both sides of the coin: those finally getting on top of their credit issues, and those trying to establish credit.

A Few Political Thoughts

Any time you ask a question such as this, you're bound to get a few politically charged replies. This post was no exception. It appears one person's political ambitions were not fully realized in the last 12 months.

Distancing From Toxic Vibes

When asked how their life improved over the last year, one person replied, "I quit my job after 28 years!" Other replies involved getting away from "toxic" people. Ridding your life of negative energy can have a profound effect on your happiness. Read the comments below and you'll see what I mean.

Grand Junction Colorado People Say This Is How Their Lives Have Improved in the Last Year

I went to Facebook to ask, "What has improved about your life in the last year?" This is what Grand Junction, Colorado had to say.

Grand Junction Colorado Residents of the 1940s and 50s Simply Enjoying Their Lives

Enjoy this short gallery of Robert Grant photos showcasing Grand Junction residents simply enjoying their lives. These photos were selected out a batch of damaged prints and negatives. After putting these on the shelf for a few years, I felt it was time for them to see the light of day. All images are from Grand Junction, Colorado, of the 1940s and 1950s.

Downtown Grand Junction Businesses of Yesterday

If you stop and think about it, several of the business pictured above are still up and running. Most of these photos were taken in the 1950s. Almost 70 years later, many are still going strong. Sure, some have moved to new locations, but others, Quincy's for example, are right where they've always been.