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Current troubles not leading to a grand reveal

One of those favorite, old, go-to tropes that was often quoted to me as a youngster — lo, those many years ago — was “adversity builds character.” Any time something would go wrong, or …
Michael Norton
WINNING WORDS

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 …
Craig Marshall Smith

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 …
Coming Attractions

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, …

Michael Norton
WINNING WORDS

Reimagining and reinventing while staying true to ourselves

As individuals and companies look to the second half of the year, many have already put 2020 behind them and are looking at plans and goals for 2021. The impact has forced us all to learn how to …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Support for Alcorn’s alternative

  To the Modernist’s Letter who found Michael Alcorn editorial “tone deaf and insensitive” to our history of race and slavery, it is you who needs to educate yourself before …

Letter to the editor: Not a Trump Republican

  I am a lifelong Republican. I am 94. I first voted for Thomas E. Dewey. But I am not a Trump Republican. He has hijacked the Republican party. I am a Christian. My conscience would not let …

Letter to the editor: Two questions about Elijah McClain

  Are there not two issues apparent in the tragic death of Elijah McClain? First, what are the so-called demonstrators who block streets and highways in Aurora (and other cities as well) …

Letter to the editor: We all must vote

  One of the most serious threats to the Democracy of the United States is the lack of participation in voting. In many elections less than 50% of registered voters vote. In Colorado it is …

Letter to the editor: Chance to change

  Regarding Mr. Alcorn’s previous article about the oportunity for schools to change during this period of disrupiton: Schools do need to change for the 21 century. One part that has …
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