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Right now, the floor under my feet is a little gritty … or, should I say, a little salty. That’s because I just tipped over the salt shaker and – according to both popular lore and my father – I had to throw a pinch over my left shoulder. Do … more
For decades, communities across Colorado and the West have engaged in a contract with the federal government. This is because many counties have large swaths of federal land within their borders in the form of BLM land, national forests, and … more
I have now, as a parent, successfully navigated one child all the way through public schools, and two others part of the way through, without encountering any significant case of bullying or intimidation or any of the other truly horrific things … more
As far as I know, world champion wrestler, boxing trainer and strongman William Muldoon only set foot in Colorado for a few fights, but that did not stop him from being connected with the place. … more
During prohibition in the ‘20s and early ‘30s, it was often referred to as “the Loophole.” Section 6 and 7 of the Volstead Act, provided a way to legally purchase and sell Whiskey at a … more
Organic and natural food grocery stores are popular … so popular, in fact, that parking there is often an exercise in futility. Recently, I parked across the street and walked over. As I strolled through the lot, I noted more than one car circling … more
Even though I have two pioneer-spirited daughters, I don’t always think of how women in history seem to be neglected in a male-centric telling of the story. Besides that, breaking boundaries and … more
The other day, I was eating lunch at one of my schools, and it was one of those gorgeous days we’ve been having, so I ate outside and watched the kids playing at recess. Some of the older kids were playing basketball, and there were four kids who … more
Groucho actually began his career as a female impersonator, according to the March, 1974 issue of Playboy, playing a singer in a smalltime vaudeville troupe, The LeRoy Trio, in 1905. “With the … more
I have a friend who deals with the irritations of traffic by taking a deep breath, relaxing a bit, and repeating “Share the road.” Good advice … because whether we like it or not, we’re all on the road together. As a cyclist, sharing the … more
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