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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
“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
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
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
The past five weeks have been extremely busy, including several flights and two cross-country road trips. Albeit I snuck in a vacation at the beach, I was unable to heed my own advice and completely disconnect from work and completely revel in the sun and sand. more
"When the night has come, and the land is dark, and the moon is the only light we'll see." Who knows where I was? I might have been in a red Rambler convertible, driving to nowhere really, maybe to drive past Ruth Clinton's house. more
As it turns out, there are about 15 different streams in Alaska that are called ‘Cripple Creek,’ but as usual, the one most remembered — is the one where the gold was. That one, first … more
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