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I am writing in response to Wendy Allen's Feb. 20 letter, "Biased school coverage." First off, there's no need for Jane Reuter to change her excellent approach to reporting. For a long time she … more
There is an old short story, actually written in 1955, that was part of a series authored by Flannery O'Connor titled "The Life You Save May Be Your Own." And several years ago as the use of seat … more
As the legislative session chugs along, three freshman lawmakers are trying to balance voting their personal ideology with that of the constituents who reside in their complicated districts. And if that isn’t hard enough, a couple of them are … more
Butter-loving chef Julia Child — or maybe it was Dan Aykroyd, who impersonated Child — said "save the leftovers." It is good advice. I save my leftovers, that's for sure. What I mean is, I save the written bits that don't make it to the final … more
Don't you just love the feeling of receiving something new or experiencing something new? I sure do. And I am a traditionalist by nature, some may even say very set in my ways and in my thinking. And yet I still enjoy that feeling or sense of … more
It's always something, isn't it? Now there is something called “vocal fry.” I can't even explain it. You will know it when you hear it. High school girls do it. It's referred to as a “closing drawl.” It happens at the end of a … more
Biased school coverage I am wondering if you need a donation to buy a thesaurus for your school board reporter, Jane Reuter. It seems “controversial” is the only word she knows to describe policies implemented by a board elected by a … more
More than one amendment I would like to thank the organizers of the petition to stop the repeal of the open carry restrictions in Castle Rock. I believe the four council members voting for it are doing so ignoring the public feedback. I am not … more
Investors are not likely to be successful if they view their portfolio as something that needs to perform every day. This age of instant gratification and constant information has trained us to focus on the wrong calendar. Instead of worrying … more
Mick Jagger said, "Time waits for no one." No, it doesn't. I just turned around and I'm on Medicare. My only living relative is my sister, Cindy. My college professors are dropping one by one. I was grading portfolios a week ago, it seems like. … more
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