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Norton
Winning Words

Hope — a strategy and a tactic in the pursuit of success

Is hope a strategy that can drive success? Is hope a tactic we can put into practice to help us achieve our goals and dreams? Is being hopeful a character trait that when fully developed can lead us …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

You only get one life, but hey, no pressure

“September Song” is a song. While the title has always been perplexing to me (why wasn’t it called “September”), the metaphor implied in it never has been, although when I first understood …
Newell
Guest column

No more excuses — so much to learn, so much time

How many times have we given the excuse that we have so much to do with so little time? If you’re like me, then that number is probably countless. As we age, and science keeps us alive for more …
Norton
Winning Words

For continuous improvement, focus on continuous learning

“In times of change the learners will inherit the earth, as the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.” — Eric Hoffer And since it seems like the …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Want to be a mermaid? Fin, have it your way

I just heard about something called “mermaiding.” It’s been around for a while, but I do my best to stay out of touch, partly because some of these things come and go almost overnight. The …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Stop inhumane treatment

Stop inhumane treatment Since the beginning of 2019, more than 500,000 children, women and men have crossed the southern border of the United States seeing asylum from violence and trying to escape …

Letter to the editor: Recall tactics are unacceptable

Recall tactics are unacceptable Just to the east of Littleton, intimidating behavior is going on in State House District 37 by the people collecting signatures to recall Rep. Tom Sullivan. Recently, …

Letter to the editor: Colorado can be a model

Colorado can be a model I write this letter from Glacier National Park, where my husband and I came to explore the park. The smoke from the Alberta fires has made it unsafe to do strenuous hiking. It …

Letter to the editor: Hard to understand

Hard to understand The Centennial Connection (a city publication) invites citizens to get involved. The Streets at SouthGlenn entry reads in part, “Alberta Development Partners and Northwood Ravin, …

Letter to the editor: Rights worth preserving

Rights worth preserving In response to Craig Smith’s editorial re gun rights, my letter is titled “Free speech rights must acknowledge free speech wrongs.” It doesn’t take much listening to …
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