A black cat jumped in front of the car as I was halfway home after picking up the kids from school last Friday. Now what?


Entering a newspaper contest is a daunting process. Entering the leader in its category for more than 30 years is even more daunting.

A New Semester

School resumed last Thursday after Christmas break and I would like to welcome everyone back to a new semester. School ends in May, so this is the last stretch of the year.



“Mom, there’s no snow!” was a disappointed comment from my five-year-old daughter Sophia as we started driving from Denver airport to Colorado Springs.


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