Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Instagram and indiscretion are on the shame page

Instagram, Instagram, wherefore art thou, Instagram — and why? I guess it must be good for something. But not a day goes by that someone isn’t apologizing or being shamed, slammed or threatened …
Winning Words

Hope, encouragement open endless possibilities

Hope may not be a strategy, but then again it just might be, especially when we tie it to encouragement. Although I have personally limited the amount of time I spend reading or watching the news, …
Coming Attractions

Stories on Stage on screen

Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief …
Financial Strategies

Change is the only constant

Ancient Greek philosophers taught valuable lessons that are still relevant today. “Change is the only constant in life” from Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher from 500 BCE¹ is one of my …

Winning Words

The path to success is open to everyone

“You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.” - Zig Ziglar Imagine waking up every day, reminding ourselves of Zig’s quote above. How …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Keep Thomas on the job

Keep Thomas on the job We should be proud that Douglas County was ranked the healthiest county in the country last year by U.S. News & World Report. Their rankings were based on 10 categories …

Letter to the editor: Vote Teal for commissioner

Vote Teal for commissioner Experience matters when choosing our Douglas County commissioners. It’s crucial our commissioners have experience leading and collaborating within our community in order …

Letter to the editor: Send Hickenlooper to Senate

Send Hickenlooper to Senate With the nation facing existential crises, Colorado needs the leadership of John Hickenlooper in the Senate. With only 4% of the world’s population, the US has …

Letter to the editor: Note age differences with COVID

Note age differences with COVID As of Sept. 3, CBS Denver reports 37 schools had 39 reported COVID cases out of 19,000 students with zero hospitalizations and zero deaths. Aug. 22, CDC reports the …

Letter to the editor: Keep Ransom, Van Winkle

Keep Ransom, Van Winkle Our one-party-controlled state government fails to represent Colorado’s diverse voices and values. For example, last year Democrats from Denver-Boulder rammed through Senate …
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