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A few hundred men and women form a thin, bedraggled line that follows the sidewalk from the Denver City and County Building along the edge of Civic Center Park. more
James P. Beckwourth had a reputation for being able to tell a good yarn. And that was exactly what he did, in dictating his autobiography to Thomas Bonner. Bonner, a Justice of the Peace in the … more
It is my understanding that there is very specific reasons that donkeys, rather than horses were used initially in the mining industry. Among those reasons is the innate reaction of each when its … more
In response to the full page ad for the organization Catholics for Choice that ran the week of Oct. 20: more
This fall, a familiar story for high school seniors and their parents is repeating itself across Colorado. From Sterling to Silverton, members of the class of 2015 are making some of their first major life decisions as college application deadlines approach. Which schools should I apply to? Should I stay home or move away? Is a vocational school right for me? Can I afford my top choice? more
Are you kind? No, seriously, are you kind? more
Geez, these are only suggestions. I hope you didn't think that any of this stuff was binding. more
I have a long history of thinking about beer when I write. My first official beat as a reporter on a daily newspaper was “breweries and beer.” It was 1982, and I was a student at Colorado … more
A few weeks ago, I was in heaven, surrounded by a room full of authors at the Women Writing the West (WWW) annual awards banquet dinner. I had been invited as a guest of honor of sorts, having been one of the judges for the Willa Awards. I seem to have been the only judge in attendance, and I am so glad that I was there. When the emcee quoted from my judge's notes, I understood the importance of the role that I had played in the awards selection process. more
A good friend's wife had ovarian cancer, time stood still, and then he was handed a different clock. Things that mattered the day before didn't matter very much. more
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