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Looking In

In the wake of an attack, normality can be the strangest thing of all. When the first reports came out of London, my heart sank. This seemed to have the earmarks of a scene that we’d witnessed many times in … Continue reading

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Lighting Hope

I’d gotten halfway across town when Santa Claus mugged me. OK, not literally. There’s no need to call the fine folks of the Longmont Police Department and report a jolly old man with a fur hat and a blackjack, making … Continue reading

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The Second Thought

On the night before Sept. 11, I wondered what to write. In retrospect, that was an unusual feeling. Most years, the choice would have been automatic. My first ever 9/11 column, “The Last to Know,” ran the day after the … Continue reading

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Come Out and Play

We call her Duchess the Wonder Dog. Usually as in “I wonder what that dog is thinking.” Take the old game of fetch. When an object is thrown past Duchess with the words “Go get it!”, one of three results is guaranteed … Continue reading

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Blessed Are The Weary

A gale-force wind rattled outside as I watched Heather lying on the bed. Exhausted. Spent. Tired down to her toes. On her, it looked absolutely beautiful. Mind you, I’m not the sort of husband who takes an unholy glee in … Continue reading

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