Columnists
Avenue flashes

Support the arts and drink some beer

With so many great events happening this summer here in Golden, it’s kind of hard to keep my reporting on them in chronological order. Inevitably something slips my attention and sometimes I miss …
Quiet Desperation

We are rooted in memory, until it leaves us rootless

One of my readers — “Gary” — thanked me for a column I had written about barking dogs that he mailed to a neighbor, after his own words didn’t make a dent. My column made a dent, and I said …
Winning Words

Finding the balance when we agree to disagree

Sometimes it could seem like there are more things happening around us that are dividing us as a community rather than uniting us. And as that is happening, I believe we may have lost sight, or …

Summer’s end gets my head to spin

A variety of odd thoughts have been spinning around in my head this week, searching for a pattern, or some unifying idea across the board. I think that’s what happens as I realize that summer is …

Quiet Desperation

If I’m accused of taking pictures, I can’t claim that I was framed

Take a picture. It lasts longer. That’s my motto. I have over 10 million photographs, maybe more. My friends call me “F-Stop Fitzgerald.” I take pictures everywhere I go. I mean it. In the …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Rollback of clean car standards

Please contact the Colorado Air Quality Commission to encourage them to adopt the low emissions vehicle standards that Governor Hickenlooper proposed and ask that they put said rules into the …
opinion

Letter to the Editor: Thanks EPA!

When I used to visit Colorado in the 1960’s and ‘70s, you could hardly see the mountains from Denver because of the brown cloud. By 1985 it was so much better! You could see the mountains most of …

Letter to the Editor: Graffiti ghoul a gonner

Last Friday we (my pooch and I) encountered a ghoulish sight down under the 44th Avenue bridge that heads into Anderson Park: I can only describe it as an unpleasant clown-devil face with a gaping …

Letter to the Editor: Tough to tolerate the tailgate

I shared some of the same experiences with tailgaters as Mr. Smith. If you slam on your brakes in retaliation, it can be considered as aggressive driving. Occasionally, I would feel so appreciative …

opinion

Letter to the Editor: How much should it cost

The other day as we were checking out of the grocery store the clerk told us we had saved $47, thanks to our coupons and value customer card. When I use one of my credit cards I can save by way …
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