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We bid a sad farewell to a Westminster icon and historian when we said our sad goodbyes to Mike Shaffner. Parting is hard and it’s even harder when it’s someone you’ve known for over 50 years. Perhaps we didn’t give Mike Shaffner enough … more
One of the enduring facts of being an outlaw is that you sometimes are blamed for things you had nothing to do with, and perhaps no knowledge of. From the folklore, rumors and fairy tales of … more
Learn this lesson now, so you won’t ever make this mistake again — a phone/text correspondence is not a real relationship. It can feel like a close connection, but it is not an intimate relationship.  The man you describe doesn’t love … more
Now that I am officially starting my 19th year in Colorado, I think I am finally appreciating the finicky and unpredictable weather that blesses us every season of every year. Maybe it’s my short or foggy memory, but I cannot seem to remember a … more
I am embarrassed by my elation. I am elated – over the top overjoyed – because I have just acquired a new vehicle, a small 4-year old low-mileage SUV. When I found out that my even smaller and much-higher-mileage all-wheel-drive hatchback … more
It was such a joy to welcome two World War II veterans to our home last Saturday afternoon. I must tell you the reason for the impromptu drop-in was that our dear friend Chet McPherson had been over for dinner a week before and had lost his little … more
“When you want to do something new, you have to apply the physics approach. Physics is really figuring out how to discover new things that are counterintuitive, like quantum mechanics.” Have you ever heard the name Elon Musk? He is described … more
If you pulled the down side of the one-and-half-inch sisal rope on the pulley-driven mechanism, the entire floor, in about a 10 foot by 12-foot section, would gradually start to drop. Keep the … more
It’s time to trade Tulo. Right now Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, the best shortstop in baseball, has also been baseball’s best hitter through about two months worth of the 2014 MLB season. Tulo has had a resurgence that has … more
Last month, I had the honor of attending the grand opening of Denver's Union Station. The new transit hub pays homage not only to the miners and pioneers who — more than 150 years ago — … more
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