Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

First is probably special, but the heck with that

I will never be recognized as the first to do anything. I wasn’t the first in my family to graduate from high school or college, or become a schoolteacher, or nothing. Unless you stretch it. I was …
Winning Words

The speed of the game is in our hands

A few years ago, we all talked about the easy button. It was a meme before there was anything even known as a meme. There was an icon with a big red button that we all recognized without hesitation, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Stolid, solid, dearly missed — happy birthday, Dad

My father was born 100 years ago today as I write this. There hasn’t been a day since he died in 2008 that I haven’t thought about him, and more this day than usual simply because of the …
Winning Words

Successful employers employ successful entrepreneurs

An employed entrepreneur? How can that be? I mean, we are either employed or we are an entrepreneur, right? The answer is yes. This is because most successful entrepreneurs will share that even …

Winning Words

Doing less on our way to success

Happy new year! Over the years, especially at the new year, I have found myself focusing on the things I want to start doing in the coming year that will help me achieve success when it comes to the …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Poor behavior

Poor behavior I would like to thank the Littleton City Council for approving the refugee resettlement resolution at the Jan. 7 regular meeting. Council members Elrod, Melin and Milliman all …

Letter to the editor: No place for exclusion

No place for exclusion We were saddened and dismayed upon reading in the Jan. 16 Littleton Independent that three city council members, Pat Driscoll, Carol Fey, and Jerry Valdes, voted against the …

Letter to the editor: Inappropriate actions

Inappropriate actions At the Jan. 7 Littleton City Council meeting, my council representative, Carol Fey, failed to follow council procedures. Fey verbally attacked one of her constituents from the …

Letter to the editor: What a wonderful world

What a wonderful world There’s a place in Littleton where humans live and they share with animals, wildlife, grass and trees.  Geneva Village enjoys rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, a red fox and …

Letter to the editor: Going to the dogs

Going to the dogs We too live in quiet desperation due to the entitled thinking of a neighbor with a barking dog. Since they moved in a year ago, we are awakened daily between 3 and 5 a.m. to their …
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