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Tackling the tough questions with ‘What You Will’

When we really love someone, it can be difficult to be completely honest with him or her. We’re concerned about their opinion of us and don’t want to change anything in the relationship. But … more

Steaming into the season with a local train attraction

When Christmas time rolls around it always brings along loads of memories and images in our minds and imaginations. Everyone has certain things they think about and associate with this time of the … more

Ready or not Golden, here comes a lot of Christmas fun

I was playing a gig tonight with my band Nightwolf and between songs our guitar player was kind of noodling around with some Christmas tunes when from the back of the room I hear someone yell … more

Youth orchestra aims to develop next generation

At some point, all musicians are going to have to deal with the stresses of auditioning. And while this is an important skill to master, there’s also something to be said for letting young … more

Kids have quite a bit of fun with puzzles

Children of all ages need lots of exercise and fun outdoor play but there are times when quieter indoor play is on the schedule. Reading with your children is always a very enjoyable and important … more

Less ducks and more geese seen here during migration season

You may watch the sky with an eye toward anticipating our uncertain and changing Colorado weather, or more specifically, you may be a bird watcher. Regardless you would have seen an almost overnight … more

Here are some of Golden’s best holiday deals

Well, I guess this past weekend was some kind of utopia for those folks who would classify themselves as “shopaholics.” As I’m writing this, Cyber Monday is about to hit. I like that one. I can … more

Arvada Center curtain rises on Christmas cheer

One of the best things about the holiday season is gathering together with family and friends to watch one of the many classic Christmas movies. One of the more recent entries into the canon is the … more

Enjoy a Thanksgiving weekend feast of music

Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest times of year in the metro area. Families and friends are in town and everyone is looking for something fun to officially kick off the holiday season. There … more

Children can help prepare for winter

There isn’t much time left. Children can help clean up the garden and prepare for winter. Then there is one last thing to teach children about gardening before winter sets in: planting bulbs for … more

And just like that, it’s Christmastime in the city

As I’m sitting here writing this column, the snow has been falling all day and I can hear the snowplows rumbling down the street. That song “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” keeps … more

Film fest an eclectic, inspiring showcase

When most people see red carpets, they’re on television and full of recognizable faces from the worlds of entertainment or sports. Most of us will never get to walk one, have our photos taken and … more

Visit the isolated jewel of the Caribbean

For the entire second half of the 20th century and beyond, most Americans were presented with one perspective on the island nation of Cuba. Thanks to governmental changes in both nations, many are … more

Holiday season made special at Barr Lake

The changing seasons and coming holidays are setting the stage for some fun and educational experiences for kids and families at Barr Lake State Park. Here is an early look at the state park fall … more

In the mad rush towards Christmas here’s where to find those truly unique gifts

Halloween is over so you know what that means. It means we kind of gloss over Thanksgiving and go straight into the beginning of the Christmas frenzy. You know it’s coming when you start seeing … more

Don’t let this clean-up chance leaf you behind

Quick, when I say November, what’s the first thing you think about? Probably Thanksgiving, or some of the things that go on the table for that occasion. Maybe you think of the snow starting to fall … more

That one church basement that many Goldenites have spent some time in

The Golden First United Methodist Church. As a kid I spent a lot of time there, but I’m not a Methodist. I was actually a Catholic. But I ended up in their basement on more days than I can count. … more

‘Uncanny Valley’ poses questions for audience

The best science fiction isn’t just concerned with cool technology and chilling or thrilling plot twists. It makes the audience consider the effects that science, technology and other futuristic … more

Nothing scarier than a Colorado Halloween without a coat

There are certain rituals we all go through for different seasons of the year. Once fall sets in, those of us who live here in Colorado start wondering when the first snowfall of the season will … more

Golden to get both classical, and caliente

As I have mentioned many times before, here in Golden we sometimes like to do things a little differently. While most other places have some kind of beer oriented celebration during the month of … more
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