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WINNING WORDS

Hope and encouragement by only sharing the good stuff

Very early on as we became reliant on computers and technology, software engineers and people in the information technology world quickly recognized that the value of the data being fed into the …

How to be perfect in a pandemic

I woke up this morning, before my alarm, to the loud clanking sound of construction equipment. Now, I don't live on a busy street. In fact, I live in the back end of a usually quiet townhome complex …
Norton

A powerful little book of big quotes

As many of you know, I was the former president of the Zig Ziglar Organization. And many of the life lessons I learned from Mr. Ziglar show up in my writings and in my trainings and keynotes. Several …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Disease that’s spreading isn’t entirely about virus

“Four dead in Ohio,” the song says. It was recorded by countertenor Neil Young and the other members of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young on May 21, 1970, just weeks after a tragic incident on the …

Norton
Winning Words

Achieving excellence by thinking ahead

Planning and preparing for our future may seem a little challenging right now, right? Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” You may be …
Letters to the Editor

Threat comes with opportunity

COVID-19 is perhaps the greatest threat to our collective lives — or maybe, one of our greatest opportunities. A May 14 article in the May 14 issue of The Lone Tree Voice brings both into stark …

Masks are path to reopening

Occam's Razor stipulates that the simplest solution is usually the best solution. All of us want to reopen — we all want the economy to stabilize, to attend family reunions, send our kids back to …

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for letting me off the hook

I have lived a long and productive life and I have no interest in prolonging it by spending my last days on a ventilator. Two months ago I instructed my daughter to follow my end-of-life wishes to …

Letter to the editor: Look into details

Look into details We are all well aware of the COVID-19 crisis, and we urgently need your help. Of utmost importance to most of us is getting back to some sense of normalcy, so our economy can …

Letter to the editor: Grateful for essential workers

Grateful for essential workers At the April 21 board of county commissioners meeting, as the commissioners weighed how much to open up the county, something was missing. Much concern was expressed …
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