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  • 2010

    8 September 2010: Past as Prologue

    Seeing the past as prologue It was grand to run into the grand ladies of Georgetown while on my run. First on Rose St., in short order the “office party,” as…

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    18 August 2010: Our Toxic Political System

    Politics has become a contact sport Don’t forget the second annual haz-mat recycling event sponsored by the Clear Creek Office of Emergency Management on Stanley Road in Dumont this coming Saturday,…

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    11 August: Public education needs an overhaul

    Public education needs an overhaul The 2010-11 school year is on the horizon, and with it a comes new day that has far and deep implications for students, teachers, administrators and…

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    4 August: Fear is eye of beholder

    Fear is in the eye of the beholder Lammas or Lughnasadh, the beginning of autumn on the pagan calendar and the harvest in the northern hemisphere, is celebrated this week. West…

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    21 July: Energy to enter 21st century

    Energy to enter the 21st century For preservationists, it should’ve been the ideal moment: a juncture, a crossroads, a moment when the future course is consciously fixed, when history is made,…

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    14 July 2010: Evolution of Thinking

    The evolution of thinking During a recent eye examination, I asked my ophthalmologist’s assistant about the normalcy of reading the chart more clearly using both eyes as compared with deciphering a…

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    7 July 2010: Whale of a Tale

    One whale of a tale for summer reading I love synchronicity. Coursing through “Moby Dick” once again, I also read about the discovery in Peru of a 12 million-year-old tusked sperm…

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    30 June 2010: Henderson Gap

    Wake up and deal with the Henderson Gap “To provide effective, efficient services while fostering sustainable economic growth to enhance our mountain lifestyle.” — Clear Creek County mission statement Quiz time:…

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    16 June 2010: Money shouldn’t talk in elections

    Money shouldn’t talk in elections “I give you, gentlemen, the Supreme Court of the United States — guardian of the dollar, defender of private property, enemy of spoliation, sheet anchor of…

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    9 June 2010: Don’t punish all because of a few

    An earthshaking story made its way into the May 27 Denver Post: Six Golden High School students were caught high-tech cheating on their chemistry final exam, using their calculators to store…

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    14 June 2010: SB 191 debate not yet over

    SB 191 debate not yet over During the days prior to passage of Senate Bill 191 (Ensuring Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness) and over the weeks afterwards, I engaged in an…

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    2 June 2010: Balancing Past & Present

    Cultural Dilemma: Balancing past, present When the Board of Education pondered moving the middle school program to the high school campus, it was decided that, despite an already lengthy public process,…