Winning Words

Focusing on the fantastic frees us from fear and failures

Wow, there are six “f” words in the title of this column. And I am sure you have noticed that they are slightly different from what some might think about when they consider the “f” word. If …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Okay, okay, there’s no two ways about it

I had writer’s block. I had no original ideas. I knew if the block lingered, I would revert, and harangue about the injustices being, like, done, like, to, like, the English language. So I went to …
Winning Words

Halloween is perfect time for transformational success

Halloween is an interesting time of year. It is a time of year where children of all ages get to dress up and have a little fun pretending to be someone or something that they are not. For some of …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Music lovers note their favorite songs

“Knock-knock.” “Who’s there?” “Knock-knock.” “Who’s there?” “Knock-knock.” “Who’s there?” “Philip Glass.” That joke goes out to my friend and former KVOD host David …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

A switch in time ain’t kind

Don’t forget to fall back. I would rather not fall back or spring forward, and every year others express the same thing at the time, and then we forget about it until it comes around again. It’s …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Election questions

Election questions I can’t understand why the Aurora mayoral election took so long to conclude. Your article in the Independent contained a paragraph that said, “We have the machine’s tolerance …

Letter to the editor: Reelect Moon

Reelect Moon Candace Moon is up for reelection this November, and deserves to be reelected. She has earned it by her work ethic and consistent attention to the folks in District 1. She has maintained …

Letter to the editor: SSPR needs your support

SSPR needs your support As a member of the South Suburban Board of Directors, I encourage a yes vote on 7A. The language in the “against” section in the blue book disparages 7A with non-factual …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 7A

Vote yes on 7A As a member of the South Suburban Board of Directors, I encourage you to vote yes on 7A. In addition to maintaining the parks, trails and facilities for our 155,000 residents in three …

Letter to the editor: Phelps a true leader

Phelps a true leader Ron Phelps is the leadership Centennial needs. For the past two months I’ve been walking neighborhoods for Ron and talking to friends and neighbors about their vision for our …
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