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Colorado’s recovery from the worst recession since the Great Depression is as strong as any state’s in the nation, but for many middle-class families, decades of flat paychecks are leaving them with impossible decisions. Should they leave the … more
I ran over a phone book with my snowblower this morning. I really wish I hadn’t. Shredded pages went everywhere. Here’s what happened. Someone left a new phone book on my front porch on the night of a recent snowstorm. The snow … more
I am sure that you have seen the lists too, you know the kind I am talking about, right? Those lists that provide us with “The Best States to Live In,” “The Best Doctors,” “The Best Diets,” “The Best Restaurants” and the “Best” … more
Colorado is the only state in the nation that outlaws the use of rain barrels to collect water off of our roofs to use in our gardens. In a state where people are dedicated to conserving natural … more
If you are reading this and you have a beard, stop right now and go get yourself registered. Terrorists have beards, and, clearly, if you have a beard, you are a terrorist. Similarly, terrorists have … more
Is Christmas celebration appropriate when we have troubles and sorrow? Is it possible? This is the most wonderful time of the year. The lights, the music, and hustle and bustle of shopping warm our hearts and brighten our spirits during this time … more
I have no plans to see “The Force Awakens.” Maybe if I lost a bet. I would rather watch “This Old House.” Movies that are held together by special effects don’t interest me. At all. I prefer down-to-earth human conundrums. I … more
A snowman was seen shopping for carrots. I guess you could say that he was picking his nose. I am not crazy about icy roads, but otherwise, let it snow. Go ahead and let it drop way below freezing too. I like it. The furnace runs all … more
So a buddy of mine recently visited Cuba. His sister had asked him to pick up a commemorative thimble as a souvenir for her friend. On the last day, while riding on a bus, he realized he had forgotten to buy the thimble and said something out loud … more
The other night I was out to dinner with a couple of clients in an Italian restaurant down in Castle Rock, a place called Rose’s Bella Cucina. If you have not had the chance to dine there, I highly recommend it. The food is fantastic and the … more
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