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There is an old saying, batted around in farm circles, that it is so dry in eastern Colorado that the water is wet only on one side. The rest of the state is not that much better off, though you … more
Some of you reading this column will relate as a parent who has gone through the bittersweet event of having your children move out, especially if it is your last child or they were an only child. And every one of us reading these words today has been that child or young adult who has moved away from home, at some point, eventually. more
Robin Williams looked at me from the cover of a magazine this summer, and I had a very hard time looking back. Since I grocery shop almost every day, it happened more than once. more
“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.”― Pablo PicassoYears ago, you couldn't talk to Merton Taylor on Monday afternoons.He would hole himself up, back at the check-in … more
Dependable income for retirees is in jeopardy as more companies do away with defined benefit plans. This is a product of many changes in the current workforce, company mergers, and unknown liabilities for employers. In this ever-changing landscape of income in retirement, a short history lesson may help to put this into perspective. more
Maybe you have heard about this philosophy before, and then again maybe you have not. So it may come as a shock to your system or thought process. The philosophy is this: Sometimes an overdeveloped strength can actually become our biggest weakness or Achilles' heel. more
You have until Nov. 2 to see the Daniel Sprick exhibition at the Denver Art Museum. It's impossible not to be in unending awe of it. Sprick lives and paints in Denver. Is he Denver's best painter? more
It is often true that you don’t miss something until it is gone. Sometimes you don’t even miss it then. That may be the case with the beacon light, of Beacon Lite Road fame, here in … more
My dad, a life-long resident of the state until his death last year, insisted that there are wolverines in Colorado. Not only that, but he claimed he had spotted the beast twice in the last few … more
Every storyteller knows about the rule of three. Beginning, middle, and end. Tension, build up, and release. Omne trium perfectum (Latin for ‘every set of three is complete’). I have early … more
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