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Ornate totem poles, jutting skyward 20 feet in air, once marked the turnoffs from the field at the corner of Baptist Road. Tourists, from all over the nation (and in fact the world) would stop to … more
It's 7:20 p.m. and Sean is bent over physics homework, graphs that show position and velocity in relation to time. Motion maps. more
There is an old saying, batted around in farm circles, that it is so dry in eastern Colorado that the water is wet only on one side. The rest of the state is not that much better off, though you … more
Recently while traveling in Dublin, Ireland, I learned that James Joyce chose his birthday for the release of his novel “Finnegan’s Wake.” “If James Joyce can use his birthday as a deadline, so can I!” Using a saddlebag full of my … more
“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.”― Pablo PicassoYears ago, you couldn't talk to Merton Taylor on Monday afternoons.He would hole himself up, back at the check-in … more
I have done many stupid things in my life — I might have mentioned that before. Most of these stupid things, thank God, have not led to terrible consequences. Nonetheless, in retrospect, there are many things I would do differently, if I … more
It is often true that you don’t miss something until it is gone. Sometimes you don’t even miss it then. That may be the case with the beacon light, of Beacon Lite Road fame, here in … more
Let me give you a little glimpse inside my week before school. I teach at nine schools, so, the bulk of my time at start-up is devoted to trying to figure out when I am going to spend time at each school during the week. This is an interesting … more
My dad, a life-long resident of the state until his death last year, insisted that there are wolverines in Colorado. Not only that, but he claimed he had spotted the beast twice in the last few … more
Every storyteller knows about the rule of three. Beginning, middle, and end. Tension, build up, and release. Omne trium perfectum (Latin for ‘every set of three is complete’). I have early … more
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