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After the storm

I’ve realized in the last few days that if I don’t start posting again, I’ll probably lose all my readers. All three of them. Please forgive me, but I’ve been […]

‘Rescue’ dog lives up to the name

When 15-year-old Chucky fell into the family pool in Boksburg, South Africa, his buddy Jessie worked tirelessly for 34 minutes to rescue him. Chucky is a Pomeranian and Jessie, a […]

Solace in stone

Rock balancing artist Michael Grab (aka “Gravity Glue”) lives in Boulder, Colo. He built these ten balanced rock towers last week as a memorial to the ten victims of the […]

A meaningful gesture by the Boulder PD

  When Boulder police officers arrived at a local hospital to officially take the King Soopers shooting suspect into custody, they used fallen Officer Eric Talley’s handcuffs. And they made […]

Rest in Peace, Boulder victims

Remembering the ten victims of yesterday’s shooting at King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado: Denny Strong, 20 Neven Stanisic, 23 Rikki Olds, 25 Tralona Bartkowiak, 49 Teri Leiker, 51 Officer Eric […]

There’s a live webcam at Red Rocks

Thanks to a mention by new reader dunelight, I have another live webcam to add to my collection — famed Red Rocks Amphitheater in the foothills near Denver. People come […]

Time is a thief

For the last year I’ve been telling myself that I’m lucky compared to so many other people. There’s been no cruel Covid death in the family. No overwhelming loneliness because […]

Today everyone is Irish

  An Irish Blessing   May the road rise to meet you, May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, The rains […]

Getting kids to read

In my experience (speaking as a former kid), one of the best ways to get kids to read is to tell them the book has been banned. Or, now that […]

A timely illustration

This cartoon hits too close to home to be funny. You see, my granddaughter’s birthday was February 23. That same week she was accepted to the Denver School of the […]