Monthly Archives: August 2012

Un-Conventional Thinking

What could you get for $114 million? Granted, a dollar doesn’t go as far as it used to. But it still makes for an impressive shopping list. You could pay for every home and building  lost to wildfires in Larimer … Continue reading

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Faster, Higher, Sillier

Stop the presses. The International Olympic Committee may have learned what the words “common sense” mean. Well, to a degree, anyway. This is the IOC we’re talking about. For those who missed it, master gold-grabber Michael Phelps nearly had his … Continue reading

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Ad, and Subtract

There are worse things than pulling the muscles in your lower back. For example, pulling the muscles in your lower back in the middle of a presidential campaign season. No way to run. Nowhere to hide. No chance of straightening … Continue reading

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A Staggering Achievement

Hop. Hop. Hop. The single leg pumped hard as Liu Xiang made his way around the track. The crowd cheered, not a medal, but an effort. Hop. Hop. Hop. Everyone had seen the fall. The pain. A dream dashed for … Continue reading

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A Brush With Greatness

With a toothbrush in her hand, Missy becomes the next great Olympic marathoner. “EIGHT! And we’re beginning to hear the sounds of the runners ahead … NINE! We can just barely see the pack … TEN! They’re drawing closer … … Continue reading

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