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Singles were always a dollar. I could afford a dollar. My allowance was 50 cents a week. Albums were more like $4. I rarely bought albums. I just couldn’t afford them. I would rather not tell you about the first single I ever bought. It … more
In a recent conversation with a longtime friend and client, our discussion became centered on the effort it takes to achieve success. And as we talked about our daily and weekly schedules and goals, it became abundantly clear that my friend had … more
Enough. The next time I hear someone say “wow factor” around me, I am going to hit them over the head with a palindrome. The same goes for “no worries.” I live on the outskirts of Clicheville, and I want to keep it that way. I … more
Today, thousands of servicemen and servicewomen and recent military veterans have seen combat on multiple deployments. Many have seen their buddies killed or witnessed death up close. Many have also been wounded and had to endure extended and … more
There is probably not one person reading this who has not been touched by suicide in some way, either by an attempt or completion of someone they know. With the latest count of 1,058 Coloradans dying by suicide in 2014 (the seventh-highest rate in … more
How is your procrastination list looking these days? You know the one I am talking about, that list of things that need to get done, your to-do list that is hanging on your refrigerator door or that you keep tucked away inside your heart and head. … more
Recently we observed Presidents Day. I did my part. Did you? I bought a used Lincoln, drove it to Washington Park, and listened to the Jefferson Airplane. I wish we could have a national holiday that altogether prohibited references to the … more
According to NASA, the global temperature has risen by 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit since the year 1880, land ice is melting at a rate of 287 billion metric tons per year, and the sea level is rising 3.41 … more
You know those moments in life where we wish we hadn’t done something, where we’re sorry we said what we said, or where we failed to act or speak when we had the chance? We wish we could turn back the hands of time, pull the words back into our … more
When you think about March, what comes to mind? If anything. March is the connective tissue between winter and spring, at least around here. In England, it might be different. Charles Dickens wrote in “Great Expectations”: “It was one … more
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