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Norton
Winning Words

Words of encouragement, kindness draw attention

Thanks again for all of the emails regarding my column and the “Winning Words” found here each week. I truly appreciate you all. Interestingly enough, and based on the community’s feedback, it …

Know when to get out of your own way

On Tuesday and Wednesday last week, I had a couple nighttime events that, really, I have no way to explain. I think the closest analogy to them is, maybe, the Moscow Circus. Without a ringleader. Or, …
Norton
Winning Words

Hope — a strategy and a tactic in the pursuit of success

Is hope a strategy that can drive success? Is hope a tactic we can put into practice to help us achieve our goals and dreams? Is being hopeful a character trait that when fully developed can lead us …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

You only get one life, but hey, no pressure

“September Song” is a song. While the title has always been perplexing to me (why wasn’t it called “September”), the metaphor implied in it never has been, although when I first understood …

Norton
Winning Words

For continuous improvement, focus on continuous learning

“In times of change the learners will inherit the earth, as the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.” — Eric Hoffer And since it seems like the …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Microplastics a big problem

Plastic for decades has found its way into our oceans, we're now finding it falling on our heads in the mile high city. Earlier this year micro plastics were discovered in our rainwater. We have …

Letter to the editor: TABOR under attack

We are about to receive a double attack regarding the Tax Payor’s Bill of Rights (TABOR). Not only is Jefferson County attempting to put a hold on TABOR, so is the State of Colorado with …
opinion

Letter to the editor: How effective would they be?

Given the multiplicity of new so-called ‘gun control’ measures, now being trumpeted by public figures; had they presently been in force, would they have identified, much less impeded the …

Letter to the editor: Supporting Alcorn

I want to commend Michael Alcorn for his continued articles in the Transcript. I always enjoy reading them. He is a logical and a deep thinker and it is worth the time taken to enjoy what he has …

Letter to the editor: Great pancakes but bad campaign

This past Saturday was another wonderful Golden Fire Department pancake breakfast punctuated by seeing old friends, fine food and great weather along with a few pesky flies and unfortunately one …
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