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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Six of one, half a dozen of the other, if that’s OK

I’m sorry. I’m sorry for what I would say on Twitter if I were on Twitter. The same goes for Facebook and Instagram and any others I don’t know about. Sooner or later, everyone on Twitter …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Hope and encouragement, love and forgiveness

Recently I was asked about some of the best advice I have received over my career. As I considered my response, I thought about some of the great business minds and strategists who provided guidance. …
Coming Attractions

The power of Wood.Works at the Arvada Center

Wood has proven to be one of the most reliable and dynamic materials humanity has made use of over the centuries. It has been employed to make everything from weapons and transportation to shelter …

Borrowing some inaugural inspiration

In compliance with a custom as old as the government itself, I appear before you to address you briefly and to take in your presence the oath prescribed by the Constitution of the United States to be …

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Animal adoption agencies seeing a doggone frenzy

Because of the pandemic, which of the following is way up nationwide? Average per-person daily intake of calories from sugar? Trips to the liquor store? Pet adoption? I don’t have the facts in …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Remember Wisconsin?

  How many remember that a raucous mob was allowed to occupy and trash the Wisconsin State Capitol for several weeks in 2011 (vs hours in DC)? How is it that previous disruptive protests, …

Letter to the editor: Critique of letter policy

Just across the page from the letter you published by Tom Sabel on December 17, I read this rule for letters to the editor: Keep it polite: No name-calling or mud-slinging. How on earth did …

Letter to the editor: Thou shall not kill

I have not read commentary by church leaders, nor their members, about the thirteen executions that have been approved, including the final three, now two, killings, by the Trump administration …

Letter to the editor: Having to say sorry

  The preponderance of democratic elected officials who have violated their own advice and ruling has become absurd. Even worse is that they seem to feel they can be absolved with an apology …

Letter to the editor: Memorial Park Little Free Library

  The Little Free Library is a global network of book boxes created by avid readers that encourage community connections and literacy. The motto of the Little Free Library is “take a …
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