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Imagining the past

I bet there’s crossover between people who like both mysteries and genealogy. Tracing one’s past contains an element of suspense: Whom did he marry? Where did she...

Peach-y keen

Usually, what’s most associated with Colorado are features or activities such as powdery snow (pow-pow), skiing, gracefully elegant aspen trees, beautiful, strong...

How the world’s happiest people can also be refugees

Bhutan, a small kingdom in Central Asia, claims it has the world’s happiest people. In fact its king has gone so far as to define a Gross National Happiness Index, by...

Judge not

She walked over to the swimming pool with the baby held lovingly in her arms. She was laughing and making silly faces; the baby clearly delighted and entranced with her...

Listen to these pictures

When words fail, there are photos. Hence the famous adage, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Sometimes, if the emotional content is so sensitive or complex, a...

Mass shootings, causes and cures

Mass shootings, causes and cures: All of the above — and then some How does our country cure this wicked and eviscerating rampage? Partisans and policymakers will...

Negro Leagues

I’ve always liked the turn of phrase: “I’ve forgotten more about ]fill-in-the-blank] than you’ll ever know.” That can certainly be said about me, my father and...

Heroism and tragedy: Rabbi Bauman

The closer they intertwine, the more salient heroism and tragedy become. Rabbi Reuven Bauman lost his life as he saved another. Rabbi Bauman was 35 and leaves behind...

Homeless problem

We need to talk about Denver’s homeless problem. Last week, I visited the central branch of the Denver Public Library for the first time in a while. I’d heard what...

Yes, back to the moon — and Mars

In space exploration, a trio leapfrogs over every other human attainment. Wonder. Wisdom. Mystery. The wonder dates back to the uncharted prehistoric era when human...