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Mother Nature just decided to wing it

Mother Nature spent more time naming some of her children than she did others. Allegedly it took her three days to come up with “platypus.” It’s known she spent over an hour deciding on … more

‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these … more

Get motivated and creative with physical activity

We are living in interesting times. Just a while ago our calendars were jam-packed with events. That quickly changed to having a wide open calendar and spending more time at home and in the beautiful … more

Finding the solution is all about knowing where to look

Last week while spending some time on a sandy beach with my wife and a couple of friends, I had lost my wedding ring in the sand. It was the middle of the day, fairly hot and very sunny out, and I … more

The very best sign is the dotted line

There are few things more engrossing than punctuation. I think we can all agree on. That. Punctuation allows us to disambiguate sentences. Where would we be without disambiguation? Does the panda … more

Spin a mystery in six words

One of the most famous things Ernest Hemingway ever wrote is only six words long: “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Packed into those few words is a whole story of life and heartbreak, and that … more

Take a stand against PPP taxation

As if things weren’t hard enough for Colorado’s small businesses, news comes that the Trump administration plans to claw back a chunk of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds that … more

Here's the secret to getting 'It' done

Whatever “It” is that we have to get done, there is a secret to making sure that we actually get it done. It's called accountability, or rather personal accountability. If you are a regular … more

It's time for all of us to go off on a limb

This is an emotional plea directed to anyone within the sound of my written voice who talks with their hands. Please: Stop, quit, desist, cease. Enter rehab. Borrow a pair of handcuffs from me. I … more

New miniature home, more big fun

While a pandemic isn’t the optimal time for the Denver Museum of Miniature Dolls & Toys to reveal their new home, that isn’t stopping them from celebrating their reopening after two years. … more

Want divisiveness to stop? Campaign for empathy

The other day I was in a Zoom meeting with some folks, one of whom I have struggled with personally. There are few people in my life with whom I default to judgment anymore, but she has been one. For … more

The positive evolution of professional selling

Think about a time when you decided not to get behind a cause, chose not to buy into an idea or plan, or decided not to make a purchase of a product or service. When I ask people why they chose not … more

Lesson still unknown as pandemic year schools us all

The title of the assignment was intentionally dumb: “How I Spent My Summer Vacation,” a holdover from the grade school writing projects many of us were assigned. It was the first assignment in … more

They’re all good puppers at Museum of Nature and Science

People love dogs. A lot. Take a walk down any street in the metro area, pop a squat at almost any patio or take any trail, and you’re bound to meet a pooch or two. Which makes “Dogs! A Science … more

‘Nobody’s perfect’ is perfect to remember

You may have had the perfect meal recently, accompanied by a perfect bottle of wine. Maybe you had a perfect tee shot, driving it dead center in the middle of the fairway. Or maybe you had the … more

Driving should be a slam dunk, not just a slam

Each and every day in Colorado, there are more than 2 million rear-end collisions caused by motorists following too closely, resulting in numerous injuries and deaths and millions of dollars in auto … more

How to plan during mayhem

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, in the documentary film “I AM,” was asked how to change the world. “How do you eat an elephant?” he replied. “One bite at a time.” Behind the humor, what Tutu … more

Is it time to change the station?

Maybe you may have heard of this radio station before, WIIFM, which stands for “What’s in it for me?” This has been one of the most popular stations that many of us have tuned into for far too … more

Give life enough time and it breaks us all

“Janet,” one of my readers, can no longer read. That means she can no longer handwrite letters like the ones she has been sending to me for the past three or four years. Hers were the only … more

Pandemic Self Portraits at 40 West

First Friday events are among the most popular summer happenings for galleries and arts organizations all over the metro area. Which means that even though they were going to look different, … more
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