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Like everyone else, I have been absorbed with the recent argumentative developments in Jefferson County. more
"It's not what happens to us that defines our character, it is how we respond to what happens to us." I am sure you have heard that before, and if you have read my column in the past few years or heard me speak, you have heard me espouse these very same words. more
October has traditionally been a spooky month, with several market busts landing on the 10th month of the year. However, even though the third-quarter earnings typically add volatility, on average, October is not the worst month of the year. It makes you wonder whether markets, when they defy logic, have a history to follow no matter what the facts are. It could almost appear as a haunting. more
There they go again asking for yet another tax increase for public schooling! The system never has enough money and always wants more. more
It didn’t have anything to do with Second Amendment rights, self-protection, violence, or even the possibility of violence — but when I was little, just about everyone in my Colorado hometown … more
Homer Simpson didn't accept a gay man until one saved his life. In the 1997 “Simpsons” episode, “Homer's Phobia,” Homer and his family became friends with a man named John, who ran a … more
I think the biggest threat to the newspaper industry today resides in the possibility that, in many communities, the local paper is in grave danger of losing its soul. As we have standardized … more
I attended an online virtual library conference in early October. Called The Digital Shift, the focus was on the ways in which the digital world is changing our lives, and the impact that it has on the types of service that your local library offers. At the height of the day-long conference, over 1,700 librarians and educators were logged in from around the world - talk about the impact of the digital world right there! more
If you are worried about me because I am retreading themes, and that I might be losing my grip, well, don't be worried. more
During a business trip this past week with my associates, we found ourselves in North Carolina and relying heavily upon our GPS system for directions. And with today's technology it is really almost impossible to get lost, unless of course we are either honest about our own operator errors, or fall victim to that relentless and somewhat irritating message: "Recalculating route." more
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