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Fear of falling (for someone) needs to be conquered

For some, Valentine’s Day is an anticipated opportunity to have a romantic, loving time with our partners. But for those of us who are single, divorced or widowed, this day can be just plain …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Noticing what we notice and looking for the good

Have you ever noticed what it is that you are actually paying attention to? For me, I recently realized that I was focusing on what was right in front of me and had lost a little of my peripheral …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Sadly, there’s no such thing as an influencer vaccine

Jennifer said, “I watched a great documentary about the Fyre Festival.” I am systematically out of touch, with the hope and intention of keeping it that way. I told her I didn’t know what she …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Amazing amateur talent shows outcome of encouragement

Although I do not spend a whole lot of time watching television, occasionally I will come across a segment of a show where there is a singing, dancing, baking, cooking or other type of show where …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

‘Knock-knock.’ ‘Who’s there?’ ‘A dissection of types of humor.’

Say “Knock-knock.” “Who’s there?” I’ll get to that. If someone were to ask you if you have a sense of humor, would you be able to give an objective answer? Everyone thinks they have a …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: A poor, partisan move

A poor, partisan move In the midst of working feverishly to ensure that no one’s vote counts concerning state tax increases (incessant attacks on TABOR), our Democrat state legislators have come up …

Letter to the editor: Closer look needed

Closer look needed Concerning the issue of funding full-day kindergarten, Heather Roberts in her letter makes a case for it with some broad assertions that are not universally accepted as her letter …

Letter to the editor: Time to reconsider?

Time to reconsider? In the recent article “State’s economy needs moderation, taxes, say experts,” two problem areas are stated: TABOR, Amendment 23, and the Gallagher Amendment; and the …

Letter to the editor: Voters made a mistake

Voters made a mistake The Arapahoe County DMV has never been as efficient as it is now due to Matt Crane's efforts. I am over the age where you can renew your driver's license online, and having to …

Letter to the editor: Not the solution

Not the solution Since his salary and benefits are paid entirely from tax dollars, I am not surprised that the CFO from Colorado State University and others conclude that higher taxes is the only …
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