Winning Words

Murmurs of disappointment, shouts of gratitude

Many times, it seems like just the opposite of this headline, doesn’t it? How often do we find ourselves shouting out about our disappointment and then only quietly murmuring about our gratitude? …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Tale of innovative artwork follows fascinating thread

When someone mentions “quilt,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Your aunt? Your grandmother? Your grandmother’s aunt? Me? I think of the young woman who cleans my teeth. Lindsay …
Winning Words

Confidently pursuing our success is needed approach

Perhaps you do not agree with the statement that there is power in the way we see ourselves, and that is OK, I welcome you to challenge the theory here. There are countless stories of success where …
Financial Strategies

Are you an average investor, with emotions driving decisions?

The nation’s leading investor behavior study for over 25 years was just released. I always find these interesting since it highlights our human nature … to make decisions with our emotions. Most …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Nicknames can be enigmatic, charismatic, emblematic, problematic

Most of us, including me, have nicknames. Most of us who have nicknames didn’t nickname ourselves, and that’s where this column comes in. Like everything else that we say and do these days, …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: A questionable decision

A questionable decision The Douglas County Library Board President announced that James LaRue's name would be removed from the Highlands Ranch Library, reversing a decision his predecessors made in …

Letter to the editor: Library board was wrong

Library board was wrong I was shocked and angry to read about the unilateral action by the Douglas County library board to rename the James H. Larue Library in Highlands Ranch. To me, it looks a …

Letter to the editor: Youth vaping a real threat

Youth vaping a real threat Alarm bells should be ringing. Colorado has one of the highest youth vaping rates in the nation, and it’s growing. Over 27% of high school students in Colorado reported …

Letter to the editor: Bad move by trustees

Bad move by trustees Shame on the Douglas County Library Board of Trustees, who recently voted to drop the “James H. LaRue” from the name of the library in Highlands Ranch. Let’s not even get …

Letter to the editor: Library move an insult

Move an insult Reading the article in last week’s paper about the action of the Douglas County Library Board’s decision to delete the name of James LaRue from the library in Highlands Ranch came …
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