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He calls himself a Chinaman and stands on a Golden street corner with a guitar on his shoulder. We meet and head to a nearby coffee shop to escape the cold. His name is Wing Jin, and he has … more
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About me I didn’t really want to be a preacher — I wanted to be an FBI agent. But I felt God calling me in my heart; it’s what he wanted me to do. I was in my early 20s, just finishing up serving two years in the Navy reserves, and … more
Like a lot of 13-year-olds, Darious Gallegos thought it would be a good idea for his family to go out for pizza. Unlike a lot of 13-year-olds, Darious has a potentially fatal form of cancer, and asked to go out for pizza as part of his … more
Drive a few miles south of Monte Vista on State Highway 15 and look for a pullout on the west side. Stop, look and listen here and/or at a second pullout nearby on the east side of the road. From about 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in March or September, … more
“Most of my work is done in the studio, but the body of work here was done entirely outdoors. I took a portable easel and art supplies out each day and searched for a nearby view that I thought might become the basis of a composition. Then I would … more
At first glance, the four cubbies full of Vans tennis shoes in the Fresh 23 Studio makes you wonder what shoes have to do with art. But for the past nine years, those shoes, and hundreds of pairs before them, have been a blank canvas for student … more
Lydia Greenhalge, of Littleton, remembers rummaging through garage sales as a child. Her family lived on a tight budget. She’s now a garage sale expert. “I like saving money,” she said. “And I see it as a great recycling … more
Nothing beats a warm bowl of soup on chilly winter days and nights. Northglenn retiree Pat Kunze’s go-to recipe is a wild rice soup. “Always had it in Minnesota on a snowy day when I was working,” she said. Several area restaurants … more
It just happened to me. I never thought it would and, in truth, I hadn’t given it much thought at all, except for perhaps a few moments of fleeting admiration. But ahead of me in the drive-through lane, a woman paid for my order. As I pulled up, … more
Ink lasts forever. Just like generous deeds. For the past five years, Lakewood’s Fallen Owl Tattoo Studio has held a Tattoos for Toys donation drive. And each year it gets a little bigger. “Kids don’t understand things like a hard … more
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