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Michael Norton
WINNING WORDS

We win when we expect more from ourselves

Have you ever wondered why sometimes we can get so frustrated and even angry at other people because they aren’t serving us fast enough, meeting our needs and demands, or just behaving in a way …
WINNING WORDS

Hope and encouragement by only sharing the good stuff

Very early on as we became reliant on computers and technology, software engineers and people in the information technology world quickly recognized that the value of the data being fed into the …
QUIET DESPERATION

Channel-surfing once was an exercise in mobility

Eugene Polley, the inventor of the first wireless remote control for television, died on May 12, 2012, at the age of 96. His wife found him in the family room between the couch cushions. High on just …
Quiet Desperation

What’s the bad word? The gall’s in your court

I am accepting nominations for the first annual Like It Or Not List of Banished Words from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. My list shamelessly but gratefully …

Fight or flight — or better, stick to the plan

There are a lot of lessons to be learned from COVID-19, but now I am just sounding like my mother. Who wants to talk about lessons when I am going crazy, need to get out and socialize and do anything …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Mail voting should be right

A recent story from 9News hails Colorado as a leader in mail-in ballot voting (April 9). The law went into effect in 2013 and allows all voters to get a ballot in the …

Threat comes with opportunity

COVID-19 is perhaps the greatest threat to our collective lives — or maybe, one of our greatest opportunities. A May 14 article in the May 14 issue of The Lone Tree Voice brings both into stark …

Masks are path to reopening

Occam's Razor stipulates that the simplest solution is usually the best solution. All of us want to reopen — we all want the economy to stabilize, to attend family reunions, send our kids back to …

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for letting me off the hook

I have lived a long and productive life and I have no interest in prolonging it by spending my last days on a ventilator. Two months ago I instructed my daughter to follow my end-of-life wishes to …

Letter to the editor: Look into DA elections

Look into DA elections On Feb. 23 Ahmaud Arbery was shot to death while jogging in Georgia. It wasn’t until more than two months later, when a video of the shooting surfaced, that murder charges …
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