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February was a month of love at the Elizabeth Library. Our Library Lovers activity was to have patrons fill out hearts to tell us either, “What I love about my library” or “What I would love my library to do.” We had about 200 … more
The second half of the legislative session will be best summed up by an overused 1990s catch phrase. “Show me the money.” While lawmakers spent quite a bit of time working on flood legislation during the first half of the session, the real … more
Four suicides in 11 days is a truly horrifying statistic. Coroner Lora Thomas reports that although there is no connection between the cases, in her experience there is almost always an underlying … more
I have worked very hard on my signature. Have you? It's imperative to have a snappy signature, if you are an artist. I understood this pretension at a very young age, so once a year, I signed the … more
When U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner changed course last week from re-election mode to pursuit of the Senate, it was a reminder of just how critical Colorado is in the national political landscape. Gardner was well on his way to being voted back to … more
A professional woman, dressed for work in a black dress, hose and heels misjudged the incline of the sidewalk and took an all-the-way-down fall. As I was walking toward my Jeep, just outside the tech center coffee shop, I heard the scream. … more
It seems as over the past 12 months I have lost or misplaced a half-dozen cellphone chargers. Whether it is the wall charger or the car charger, they just seem to disappear from the wall, my car, my backpack, or my mind. Regardless of where they … more
He has always dreamed. Of what could be. When he was 8, picking strawberries in the fields of his Mexican town. When, at 12, he left home for the big city to sell popsicles and snow cones to help his parents provide for their … more
There is an old short story, actually written in 1955, that was part of a series authored by Flannery O'Connor titled "The Life You Save May Be Your Own." And several years ago as the use of seat … more
As the legislative session chugs along, three freshman lawmakers are trying to balance voting their personal ideology with that of the constituents who reside in their complicated districts. And if that isn’t hard enough, a couple of them are … more
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