Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

For curly bulbs, there’s no light at the end of the tunnel

One of our curly light bulbs burned out. Realizing I didn’t have a replacement, I went to a hardware store. They were out of curly light bulbs too. “Yes, we’re out.” “For how long?” …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Do-it-yourself plumbing is a pipe dream

Indoor plumbing. The world’s population was able to do without indoor plumbing for centuries and still evolve. There are those around the world who do not have indoor plumbing to this day. Others, …
Winning Words

It’s all about perspective as we move forward

There is a guiding principle that I am sure many of you are familiar with and may have put into practice in your daily communications. It’s the principle that Stephen Covey shared in his …
Coming Attractions

A virtual Denver Film Festival aims to entertain, provoke

Since so many of us have spent the bulk of our recent movie-watching time using streaming apps like Netflix, the only curation we’re getting is algorithms reflecting our own tastes back to us. …

Coming Attractions

Lakewood Symphony brings music to senior communities

The Lakewood Symphony, like many local musical groups, had to cancel the latter half of its 2019-2020 …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Turn down Prop 113

Turn down Prop 113 If we want presidential candidates to value our Colorado voices, it’s important we vote no on Proposition 113. Prop 113 would give Colorado’s presidential electoral votes to …

Letter to the editor: Anti-Antifa

Antifa seems to be everywhere. It’s sad commentary on the divisiveness in our world today. I believe that the Black community and Black leaders need to publicly call these groups out for what …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 4A and 4B

Vote yes on 4A and 4B We purchased our home in Centennial because of the Cherry Creek School District’s reputation for excellence. In the eight years since, we have learned that the reputation is …

Letter to the editor: Senators should step up

Senators should step up In reference to the Centennial Citizen’s recent article, “Rise in rate of new COVID-19 cases triggers Arapahoe County mitigation plan,” I am concerned about the increase …

Letter to the editor: Support 4C for education

Support 4C for education My family recently moved to Littleton from a premier school district in Texas and sought out Littleton Public Schools based on rankings, word of mouth, and location. I …
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