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I looked at the 1910 Census for Rico, in Dolores County, the other day. All the regulars were there. Of course, there was Charles Engle on Garfield Street, and Peter Lofquist over on Commercial, and … more
Have you ever heard the phrase: “If I’d known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself?” I was reminded of these words last week as a result of my BMI, my BP, and my LDL. That’s because I recently … more
Well, that does it.  As you are reading this, it is quite possible that my oldest daughter is walking up to the podium at the 1st Bank Center to accept her diploma and officially become a high school graduate. With that, Elizabeth Kay Alcorn … more
America is a nation built of immigrants and governed by the rule of law. But currently, our broken immigration system is completely failing at enforcing our existing laws, at securing our nation's … more
If last year’s legislative session was an exercise in surrealism, than this year’s version was like a Bob Ross painting. Sure, there were moments of contention this year. But, for the most … more
Love, pain and money cannot be kept a secret. They soon betray themselves. But building a railroad? Maybe it is possible — at least long enough to get the job done. In June of 1887, J.J. … more
Seven a.m., at my computer, on Mother’s Day, today May 11, 2014 it’s cold outside. As the icy rain pelts my roof, I write a column about my favorite mothers. First there’s my mother, my favorite of all. She was a dynamite mother who gave … more
The other day, I was shopping for an anniversary card for my parents (52 years!), and a thought struck me: None of these say “happily ever after.” For 52 years my parents have been married, and, in all that time, I’m not sure they ever … more
Colorado is known worldwide for our endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, our 300-plus days of sunshine a year, and even our diversity of craft brewers. We have also developed a solid … more
How do families encourage children to become scientists? They do it by playing with science from a very early age and carrying on conversations. Science discovery takes very little time and can use materials around the house. Have fun making and … more
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