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I was watching the Avalanche/Devils hockey game the other night, and there was this one strange play in the third period. The puck got shot down the ice into the Avalanche end, where defenseman Eric Johnson picked it up, and started up the ice. I … more
It is my understanding that there is very specific reasons that donkeys, rather than horses were used initially in the mining industry. Among those reasons is the innate reaction of each when its … more
In response to the full page ad for the organization Catholics for Choice that ran the week of Oct. 20: more
This fall, a familiar story for high school seniors and their parents is repeating itself across Colorado. From Sterling to Silverton, members of the class of 2015 are making some of their first major life decisions as college application deadlines approach. Which schools should I apply to? Should I stay home or move away? Is a vocational school right for me? Can I afford my top choice? more
Geez, these are only suggestions. I hope you didn't think that any of this stuff was binding. more
I have a long history of thinking about beer when I write. My first official beat as a reporter on a daily newspaper was “breweries and beer.” It was 1982, and I was a student at Colorado … more
The day my husband Bob died was the saddest day of my life. I feel as though life has no meaning. But in speaking with other widows and widowers they all say the pain will gradually lessen. Now I have total empathy for understanding what grief is … more
“Words have the power to spread awareness, hope, and inspiration to people who would have otherwise despaired.” Is this wisdom from Mahatma Gandhi? Albert Einstein? Martin Luther King, Jr.? No, these words are from Jordan Dalton, a … more
Well, the voters have spoken. And you know what they said? They said “shut up. All of you!” Seriously, I’m starting to think the day after the election is my second favorite day of television all year long, right behind the first day of … more
Who says elected officials are always responsive to the public, consistent and vote for “the better good?” I don’t think that is true with at least some of them. I saw it many times during my career in city management. It happens at all levels … more
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