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Winning Words

Here’s a look at story behind the change

Thanks again for the emails and feedback, especially over these past two weeks as we discussed knowing when it’s time for a change, and the truth and secret to success. A very common question and …

Envisioning a goal is often step one

I believe I’ve mentioned before that my son, now age 12, spends a lot of time watching YouTube videos. And many of them are of the useless, brainless entertainment variety. And that’s okay — …
Norton
Winning Words

Understanding the simple truth of success

Why do we struggle with achieving success when there really is no secret to success? Is it because we have overcomplicated the thought or definition of success? Or is it because we really just …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Battling at backgammon — that’s just how we roll

It is one man against one woman, without handicap or charity or concession. There is strategy and there is luck. There is grit and there is determination. Words are said in the heat of competition …

Systems sans sense

So, the wife and I were having an argu… a discussion the other night. You know how that goes — starts out as a philosophic discussion, then somebody misunderstands something, then, suddenly, …
Letters to the Editor
opinion

Letter to the editor: Greetings Colorado!

How are you doing today? I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country in a …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Not transparent on Glass

On March 7 the Jeffco School Board met and once again violated their obligation to transparency. The agenda contained an extension to Superintendent Glass’s contract. The contract had not been …

Letter to the editor: Against change to presidential voting

I write this in opposition to SB-42 which unbelievably cancels Colorado’s presidential election results if the state’s results are different than the national results. How can anyone who is …

Letter to the editor: Lead on environment

I’m a health enthusiast, for both human health and the environment. In my opinion, the two are inextricably linked. I’m concerned because the most recent professional health advice from …

Letter to the editor: Kindergarten change is fairer

One reader wrote to ask why 5 year-old kids should be kept inside for an additional 4 hours a day, with the new plan to fund all-day kindergarten. Although I favor very limited academics for young …
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