Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sing it Out

Singing waiters, rejoice. Your time of birthday deliverance is at hand. If you’ve ever been out to eat, you know that there are three certainties in modern casual dining: that a tip is 20 percent, that the TV with the … Continue reading

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Walking in the Dark

The distance falls away softly, a yard at a time in the still of a Longmont night. Step. Step. And step again. Even just a few blocks from Main Street, sounds are muted and far between. The metallic chime of … Continue reading

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A Clear-Cut Situation

The face in the mirror keeps catching me by surprise. “Hey, Scott! You … ” a co-worker called in the parking lot, patting his own chin. “Yeah, I did.” It’s the bare-faced truth: for the first time since early 2013, … Continue reading

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Mountains and Molehills

When I was a kid, my folks once got into an argument over whether or not peanuts were a fruit. It was silly. It was inconsequential. And it was hard to stop once it got started. On our first Christmas … Continue reading

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