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Gary McCallister

Boredom a prerequisite for being a good scientist

The first requirement for being able to do science is time when you have nothing much to do. Free time eventually creates in the human mind a feeling of boredom, and you know what they say ...


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Dave Buchanan

Alfred Eames Cellars enjoying a little family time, a time of transition

PAONIA — The holiday season began quietly at Puesta del Sol and Alfred Eames Cellars, the vineyards and winery south of Paonia on the flank of Mount Lamborn. Here, Eames and Pam ...


Erin McIntyre

The case of what’s wrong with Eleanor Rigby

There was clearly something wrong with my poor little chicken. When I opened the door to the Poulet Chalet, all the hens rushed out in a flurry of wings, bawking like crazy and skipping across ...


Steve Beauregard

Purse thief won’t ruin Christmas, or get very far on $162

Incredible floats lit up the nighttime sky. Revelers enjoyed holiday cheer with friends, aglow in the Christmas spirit. Yes, it was a fun and festive Parade of Lights. Right up until the time ...


David Goe

‘The Nutcracker’ story we love is a departure from the darker original tale

As ubiquitous as eggnog and Christmas trees, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s famous score to “The Nutcracker” symbolizes the return of the holiday season as much as anything. Act ...


Rick Jussel

Jussel: Bills’ defense a tough matchup for Broncos

What hath the two Johns wrought? A good football team, that’s what. This Denver Bronco puzzle pieced together by John Elway and John Fox is 9-3 and still the second-seeded AFC team ...


Tammy Gemaehlich

Your Town, Dec 7, 2014

I did the math and realized that my annual Christmas letter celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Up until 1989, I was living a fairly unassuming life, then, technology introduced the ...


Erin McIntyre

Play detective in the garden as a volunteer

I’ll never forget the call from a man who was using a toothbrush to clean his cactus. He just could not figure out what this stubborn white gunk was on the prickly pear pads. It was a ...


Dennis Hill

It’s too early to tell if emerald ash borer will affect our trees

Last Saturday, I mentioned that there’s a new pest in our ash trees called emerald ash borer. This pest has received some press in the past year in Colorado when it was discovered in ...


Gary McCallister

U.S. on the way to haggard society

I read this week where the pope said Europe was getting “elderly and haggard.” My first reaction was, “And what’s wrong with that?” I know he didn’t mean ...


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