Keyword: Andrea Doray
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We all want to leave our mark, but on what?

Pikes Peak (with or without the apostrophe). Speer Boulevard. MLK Jr. Boulevard. Carr Street. Stapleton International Airport (and now a Denver neighborhood). McNichol’s Arena. Ellie Caulkins Opera … more

That moment when the impossible becomes possible

During last week’s ice drop, I found myself on a couple of inches of the slick stuff in the parking lot at work. As I shuffled along in my winter boots, I had visions of myself on sharp thin … more

Revealing my word of the year can prove a challenge

Last month, I used a previously planned trip to impose a retreat mentality for myself. For the better part of 10 days, I didn’t open my computer, turn on the TV or the radio, check emails or texts, … more

Wish list: World peace and a Polaroid camera

In the weeks before Christmas, one of the radios stations had a Santa hotline of sorts. Kids would call in and leave their requests in a recording. I heard two calls one morning, two messages back to … more

Porch pirates can’t steal my memories

Porch pirates. Package thieves. Hijackers. No matter what we call them –I’m partial to “jerks” – the people who come up to our houses and brazenly take what’s not theirs are holiday … more

Empathy unites the hopes and dreams of humanity

Last Friday night, I was in Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Ukraine. I smelled the jasmine and heard the mourning doves of Syria. I savored lunch in Afghanistan. I felt buildings collapse in Mexico, and witnessed the capture of a terrorist in Iraq. I met … more

Birthday prompts reflection: The seven signs of growth

By the time you read this, I will have made another 365-day trip around the sun. Not a milestone birthday in itself, although the previous 12 months have been anything but ordinary. Consider all that has transpired since October 2016 … feel … more

One thing we know for sure: This should not have happened

As I write this, a lone gunman holed up on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas casino hotel has killed more than 50 people and wounded more than 500 more. The details – all the sad, heart wrenching, uplifting, horrifying, miraculous, grisly, and even … more
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