Keyword: Andrea Doray
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A love (language) letter to America

Dear America, my most beloved America … The events of last week – pretty much all of them, including the astonishing, distressing and mostly overlooked COVID-19 numbers – left me speechless for … more

Honoring the women of World War II

Twelve years ago this week we lost my mom on her 89th birthday. My dad had passed seven years earlier. Along with so many others who are leaving us, my parents were members of the Greatest Generation … more

A digital testament to those we’ve lost

“On one of our walks during quarantine, my mom and I talked about how sad it was that people were dying and their loved ones couldn’t memorialize them or celebrate their lives. We decided we … more

So now we listen ... really listen

The country has spoken … and what exactly was said, and by whom, will be debated for a long time. But there’s a singular message here I hope the majority of us have received: we need to listen to … more

On hoarding, stocking up and preparation

I had a different column planned for this week … then it occurred to me that, by the time you read this, none of us may yet know the results of the Nov. 3 elections.. So that column will have to … more

This election season doesn’t have to end badly

I’ve seen this movie before … although how this version ends is anyone’s guess. Unfortunately, however, most of those guesses include the fear, threat or promise of violence. The first time I … more

A coming-to-terms moment on my birthday

This is my birthday week, and, as usual, birthdays prompt reflection … although it’s not a milestone birthday, and I don’t need a date on the calendar for such contemplation anyway. But this … more

Fact: You do not need to request your ballot

Colorado’s counties will begin mailing ballots for the Nov. 3 general election on Oct. 9, 2020. If you are a registered voter in the state of Colorado, you will receive your ballot in the mail. You … more

Embracing a code of conduct for life

I think most of us would agree that what we are about to see and hear in the next 50-some days from people across the political, social and economic spectrums is going to be unlike anything we have … more

Taking a page from the past

Taking a page from the past” is the headline of an article in the Summer 2020 University of Northern Colorado alumni magazine (Go Bears!). In this “From the Vault” feature, author Nate Haas, … more
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