More than your typical spring snow storm, this was a blizzard: two feet on the ground, flakes piling up by the minute, it was not a day to be driving. But how could I not? I was leaving for Paris in three...
Protecting animals in the Rage of Humanity: A conversation with world renowned photographer Tom Mangelsen and environmental writer Todd Wilkinson who are working hard to protect the bears In an increasingly human dominated world, in an epoch called the anthropocene, nonhuman animals (animals) are suffering greater than ever before....
A rule of thumb before hugging a dog is to pay very close attention to individual differences, your relationship with the dog, and the situation at hand Yesterday I received a bunch of emails about an essay published by Dr. Stanley Coren called "The Data Says 'Don't Hug...
If all you knew about Jennifer Kerns was her job title of executive editor of the Colorado Statesman, a newspaper covering Colorado politics, you may have been surprised if you attended last Thursday's meeting of the North Jeffco Tea Party.
Audrey Boxwell is a Denver-based chaplain, pastoral counselor, and nationally recognized expert on the healing power of the mind, body, and spirit.
Getting things right in the name of science Over the past week a large number of people have sent me information about two recent essays, one called "The World Is Full of Dogs Without Collars" and the other titled "Man's Pest Friend." Both are concerned with...
Successful freelancers have lots and lots of clients. They go where they are needed. They tackle one project after the other, not stopping for anything.
How many times does Colorado State Sen. Laura Woods (R-Westminster), who's apparently the only elected official in Colorado to affirmatively and proactively express her fondness of Trump, have to say she likes Donald Trump before a reporter will ask her the simple question of, why? Woods, who's officially...
I took a long time to get on board with the whole Kindle thing but once I did, I was all in. Yet I love my neighborhood bookstore (they serve wine!) and I try to patronize them as much as possible.
Reporters have done a good job informing us that most people who sign up for so-called predatory loans, offered at high interest rates, are struggling. But there's a media gap in pointing out just how important the...
The blockchain technology behind bitcoin isn't just going to change financial industry. It's going to revolutionize everything from contracts to voting through the construction of internet applications. But, what exactly are the components of these of applications?
A bill allowing lenders to make even more money on predatory loans passed a state senate committee this week, with supporters of the legislation telling reporters that increased profits are necessary to keep personal loan lenders in Colorado.
The Denver Post is shortening the length of subscriptions with a deceptive tactic, allowing the newspaper to collect more money by forcing subscribers to renew earlier than they might have expected when they signed up. The ploy is to charge subscribers $3 for four newspaper inserts delivered throughout the year,...
Early in your freelancing career, your time is likely valued close to $0. At this stage, you're focused on finding clients and making a name for yourself. When no one knows who you are, you can't possibly think your time is worth much.
There is, of course, nothing in the Constitution that forbids the creation of political parties, and in fact the First Amendment rights of association gives parties the right to make their own rules for how it selects a nominee.
After State Sen. Tim Neville was surprisingly knocked out of the Republican battle for the right to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, State Sen. Justin Everett (R-Littleton) took to Facebook to lament: Everett: "Sadly, our only chance to defeat Michael Bennet is no longer in the race....
First, we need a Presidential primary to pick our candidate choice. Experience in Colorado shows that the voters make a different decision than people who get through the caucus process.
How do you respond to the death of your son and your father in a hate crime? How do you find meaning in personal loss? How does a personal loss become a transformative power in an entire community? Here is a story of one woman's courage and how it continues...
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Breitbart's Julia Hahn reports that four Colorado lawmakers, who are members of presidential candidate Ted Cruz's "Colorado Leadership Team," voted against a 2015 bill that would have created a presidential primary in Colorado. Trump has said the absence of a primary or caucus vote helped Cruz trounce Trump...