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Let me tell you the story of a constituent of mine named Humberto. His parents brought him to the United States at the age of 2, moving to Colorado when Humberto was 6. A few years ago, Humberto graduated from Aurora Central High School, the high … more
Ouch, those U.S. 36 highway tolls seem high. While it is exciting that the first segment of the expanded U.S. 36 will open this summer, the recently approved toll rates seems like a bit of a bite. The High Performance Transportation Enterprise (a … more
Let me tell you the story of a constituent of mine named Humberto. His parents brought him to the United States at the age of 2, moving to Colorado when Humberto was 6. A few years ago, Humberto graduated from Aurora Central High School, the high … more
First we had the wonderful Chihuly Show and now we make a one-eighty to “Deborah Butterfield: The Nature of Horses.” Through Oct. 18, the artist’s 15 stunning life-sized sculptures will occupy the beautiful outdoor grounds at the Denver … more
Nestled in the southeast corner of Colorado is Springfield, home to just 1,400 people. Highway 287 runs through the middle of the small town that has no stoplights and just a few restaurants. Springfield is also home to the Class 1A high school … more
I am, I am sad to admit, a chronically late person. I don’t know why, I always have been. I have never been the person who wanted to be the first person in the room, sitting in my chair with all my thoughts in order and all my things laid out … more
Language, its meaning, and the way it travels about, has always been fascinating to me. And Colorado may claim its share of the responsibility for coloring some of that language. For example, … more
If you were given the opportunity to return to your 15-year old self, would you?  Most of us wouldn’t, even if we would love to replay certain choices or experiences with what we now know. Because growing older teaches us about all the … more
Dude, I want to be a cowboy. Perhaps more than almost any other fantasy (if you disregard some of my racier ones) as Willie Nelson said, “I grew up dreaming of being a cowboy, and loving the … more
My big challenge these days is not just a basement with water coming in, it’s what to do about me. I have been diagnosed with mild early dementia, and it has changed our whole world. I attribute it to that period of time last summer when Bob … more
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