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  • The Blue Trees in Denver

    There’s a new public art installation in Denver. Work on it started yesterday and continues today. Artist Konstantin Dimopoulos, with the help of volunteers, is creating his Blue Trees project. It entails painting all the trees in the Denver Theatre District blue…. Read More ›

  • Easter Sunday

    Estes Park, Colo., photographer Erik Stensland posted this on his Facebook page on April 12. He didn’t include a desciption, but I’m guessing it’s a recent sunset in Rocky Mountain National Park. Yet somehow it seems appropriate on this Easter Sunday… Read More ›

  • It’s a giraffe calf, finally

    Lots of news today. But perhaps the happiest is that April the giraffe, at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY, finally calved this morning. I managed to miss the whole event (early in NY is really early in Denver) but there… Read More ›

  • Tomorrow is Tax March Day

    Tomorrow, April 15, Tax Day, is also the day for the Tax March. (I confess I only learned about it yesterday.) In Washington DC and in cities across the country, Americans will gather and march to demand Pres. Trump release his… Read More ›

  • It’s about priorities

    This cartoon reminded me of a quotation from Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower. I saw it earlier this week in a comment from Herb Van Fleet on his blog, The Humanist Challenge: “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every… Read More ›

  • Thinking of flying the friendly skies?

    (Updated April 13, 2017) If by some remote chance you missed the story today, passengers now risk being physically dragged off United Airlines planes to make room for their own employees: There’s another video and the complete story on CNN. I’m outraged… Read More ›