Coming Attractions

In a challenging 2020, music kept us going

It’s safe to say 2020 is a year that we’re unlikely to forget any time soon. We all had to get through it in our own way, and music played a big role in my survival. I picked five of my favorite …

We must get rid of the hate

Sometimes we see things we didn’t want to see, but once seen the image stays with us forever. The images of President Kennedy being shot or the 9/11 visuals are examples. Last week, we saw …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Let the story, our story, unfold

Do you remember that old saying, “Never judge a book by its cover?” Well, if you are like me, and if you don’t mind admitting just how many times that you made the big mistake of rushing to …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Apparently this road was paved with good intentions

Harry and I went for a Sunday drive. Only I made a big mistake. I forgot to put the “Sunday Drive” sign in the window that lets everyone know we’re on the road for leisure, not for the rat …

A peek into the crystal ball

Here are a few predictions for the 2021-22 political cycle. 1. R-E-C-A-L-L-S will D-I-S-A-P-P-E-A-R.  Recalls didn’t work because they didn’t garner enough signatures. But they still wouldn’t …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Sharing the Light One by One

I have always loved light in many forms — sunlight is my favorite and next would probably be candlelight. Once our Christmas tree is donned with lights, we have a tradition in our home to light …

Letter to the editor: Gray wolves in Colorado?

  I believe that the voters who voted yes on Proposition 114 deserve to receive the initial shipments of crates of “cuddly critters” from Canada delivered to their own …
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