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Come catch up with Frankie and Johnny

“Frankie and Johnny were sweethearts”…That was the opening line of a hit song called, you guessed it, Frankie and Johnny. It’s a really old song that was composed way back in about 1906. It … more

There’s only 7.53 billion types of people in the world

There are two kinds of people in this world … How many times have you heard someone about to give you a lecture, or their sage advice, begin the conversation with those words? The two kinds of … more

This weekend will be filled with festive musical fun

I had an interesting encounter with a nice couple that I met tonight at the jam session that one of the bands I play with hosts on Sundays. The guy was another drummer who came in with his wife to … more

January still jumping for Golden

In most places around here, once January comes, things kind of slow down a bit. The holidays are over and people seem to just need a breather for a few weeks. But, this is Golden and doing nothing … more

The "gotta go" gigs for New Year's Eve in Golden

It was at this time of year, 100 years ago, that the world was about to embark on a new decade that came to be known in history as the “Roaring 20’s.” I don’t know why it … more

Golden gifted with many holiday activities

The holiday spirit is growing here in Golden and events are in full swing. If you missed the opening of Olde Golden Christmas last week, be sure to head downtown sometime soon and take a look at all … more

A Thanksgiving alternative on Colfax

You know, sometimes I get a little frustrated looking for something special to write about in this column. There are certain times of the year that are packed with events and that’s when I have a … more

Gift giving from the HART

In the last 150 years or so things have been changing at an increasingly faster pace. I was thinking about all the things my grandmother witnessed while she was alive and it’s almost unfathomable. … more

Get that yard waste while the getting’s good

Yes, it did snow a lot in October this year and we set record low temperatures for the month so it might seem like we skipped Fall and went strait to Winter. But, it’s warming up again and pretty … more

Get crafty, and start holiday shopping right after Halloween

I frequently mention that holiday shopping experiences are starting earlier every year and the one that seems to want to be extended the most is Christmas. First there was just Christmas Day, then … more

Goldenites can get scary-good mileage out of costumes this year

OK, here we go again with one of John’s “ back when I was a kid 50 years ago” references, but back then we used to do Halloween with a vengeance. Trick or Treating was a big deal and those … more

Great week to get into the Oredigger spirit

This is the weekend all you Ramblin’ Wrecks from Golden Tech can dust off your old Senior Hats and drink your whiskey clear. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, those are … more

A chilli tale from Chugwater, Wyoming

A few years ago I was driving from my house here in Golden to a gig with a band way up in Gillette Wyoming. That’s about a five or six hour drive from here. I had just had the transmission in my … more

Unplug this weekend in search of an adventure expo

I’m just going to start this week’s column by telling you to go to www.offgridexpo.com. What’s that? It’s the website for the Off-Grid Expo that’s happening this coming weekend at the … more

Pet parade pals headed to downtown Golden

Arf…Arf, arf, arf…Arf, arf…Woof!Sorry, I had to start this week’s column by speaking directly to the dogs that, uhm…might be “using” this newspaper. Of … more
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