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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Farewell to laundromats is a wash come true

I just washed a load of colors and had a particularly gruesome flashback to a time when I didn’t own a washing machine. I didn’t own a washing machine until I was 33. I depended upon the ones in …
Norton
Winning Words

Winning happens when we choose to win

When we are intentional about making our choices and deliberate when it comes to choosing our own path, we typically increase our chances of success. It’s when we allow others to make our choices …
Norton
Winning Words

Words of encouragement, kindness draw attention

Thanks again for all of the emails regarding my column and the “Winning Words” found here each week. I truly appreciate you all. Interestingly enough, and based on the community’s feedback, it …
Quiet Desperation

Check out groceries, human scenery, and emotionally

“Place the item in the bag.” “Place the item in the bag.” How many times could you hear “Place the item in the bag” before losing your mind? This is an ode to the 21st-century American …

Welcome (everyone) to Colorful Colorado

After a long weekend in New Mexico, we were greeted on our state’s southern border by my favorite sign: “Welcome to Colorful Colorado!” Growing up in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado, I …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Cycle safety

True, bicycles have every right to use our roads, but should they? Do you really want to take your life in your hands by mixing your cycle with automobiles? Our son witnessed a cyclists’ death …

Letters to the editor: Fighting Alzheimer’s

One in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. My grandma Patti was one of them. I know how devastating it is for the person living with it and everyone around them. My grandma was …

Letter to the editor: Microplastics a big problem

Plastic for decades has found its way into our oceans, we're now finding it falling on our heads in the mile high city. Earlier this year micro plastics were discovered in our rainwater. We have …
opinion

Letter to the editor: 200 a small price to pay

The article Q&A with Teo Nicolais in the Aug. 8 Sentinel presented Mr. Nicolais’ opinion on passage of 200. If 200 makes new construction less affordable as Mr. Nicolais and the opponents of 200 …

Letter to the editor: TABOR under attack

We are about to receive a double attack regarding the Tax Payor’s Bill of Rights (TABOR). Not only is Jefferson County attempting to put a hold on TABOR, so is the State of Colorado with …
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