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Washington is traditionally mired in gridlock and political games. And it’s no secret that despite some victories for Colorado, the last Congress was the least productive in modern history. Now, as the new year ushers in a new Congress, there is … more
2014 is now, officially, in the rear view mirror. Whew. Here are the best and worst of what I will remember from this past year. WORST: my dog being hit by a car while she was on a leash which was in my hand. And the subsequent stay in doggie … more
I have a framed quote from Gandhi in my home – “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – to which I’ve become so accustomed that I often don’t even notice it any more. However, this evening, these words practically jumped off … more
At a hardware store where I once worked, we would inventory every single nut, bolt, screw and pipe fitting during the week between Christmas and New Years. “There is over 40,000 common items of … more
It was a serious pain to switch from standard gauge down to the narrow gauge to get through the mountains. Making transfers to different rolling stock (on both ends of the journey), smaller payloads, … more
There is a long-standing Irish tradition that, just before Christmas, you start cleaning out everything. Give everything a good scrubbing. Clear the clutter. Sweep out the carriage house and the … more
It seems that we can find a top 10 list or the top 10 reasons to do just about anything these days. I mean, everything from places to live, cars to purchase, gadgets to own, rationale to drink coffee or tea, favorite vacation spots, and so many … more
When she was 11 and caring for four younger brothers and sisters in a rural Mexican town, Rocío Méndez looked into her heart for strength. more
I heard this story once: A guy was walking down the street, when he falls in this hole. The hole is deep, the sides are steep and slick, and the guy is stuck. As he’s looking up, he sees his doctor walk past. He yells up, he says, “Hey, … more
I say Gov. Hickenlooper is wrong to apologize for the Sand Creek Massacre. I do not accept any guilt or responsibility for what happened 150 years ago. The Indians and Federal Troops are all long … more
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