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Enough. The next time I hear someone say “wow factor” around me, I am going to hit them over the head with a palindrome. The same goes for “no worries.” I live on the outskirts of Clicheville, and I want to keep it that way. I … more
Today, thousands of servicemen and servicewomen and recent military veterans have seen combat on multiple deployments. Many have seen their buddies killed or witnessed death up close. Many have also been wounded and had to endure extended and … more
How is your procrastination list looking these days? You know the one I am talking about, that list of things that need to get done, your to-do list that is hanging on your refrigerator door or that you keep tucked away inside your heart and head. … more
Recently we observed Presidents Day. I did my part. Did you? I bought a used Lincoln, drove it to Washington Park, and listened to the Jefferson Airplane. I wish we could have a national holiday that altogether prohibited references to the … more
I read the introduction to the four Republican candidates for state Senate with great disappointment. Are you sure the Douglas County Republican Committee didn't just send you the same info four … more
You know those moments in life where we wish we hadn’t done something, where we’re sorry we said what we said, or where we failed to act or speak when we had the chance? We wish we could turn back the hands of time, pull the words back into our … more
When you think about March, what comes to mind? If anything. March is the connective tissue between winter and spring, at least around here. In England, it might be different. Charles Dickens wrote in “Great Expectations”: “It was one … more
I am writing this letter to recommend one special candidate, Lora Thomas, for Douglas County commissioner. As a previously unaffiliated non-voter, for the past 40-plus years I have eschewed the … more
Imagine for a moment that someone very close to you, maybe a family member or friend, called you and during your conversation they said something like, “Do you know my favorite thing about you is that you are always smiling, always optimistic, and … more
What a relief. Today’s headline was not about the Broncos. The front page story was about as far from the National Football League as it gets. And I didn’t understand a word of it. Unfortunately it’s probably too late. I think … more
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