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SPORTS WATCH
Another Confusing and Dismal Game Led by NBA Refs
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 21, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Did anybody else see Monday’s Jazz-Nuggets game? One of the weirdest officiated games I have ever seen.
RAISING ELLE
The Various Methodologies of Potty Training, From Storybook to Real Life
by Martinique Davis
Apr 21, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Potty training has a multitude of methodologies, from bribing to just plain will.
UP BEAR CREEK
Reading About America’s Founding
by Art Goodtimes
Apr 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Inspired by the book 1776 by David McCullough, Art Goodtimes writes: ‘It’s easy to have preconceptions about what people were or weren’t, in the past, but it’s always sobering to find out exactly h...
VIEW TO THE WEST
Where 60 Counts as a Youngster
by Peter Shelton
Apr 15, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The International Skiing History Association is in trouble. Where are all the 50- and 60-year-olds with an interest in skiing’s colorful past?
SPORTS WATCH
Sometimes Being Likeable Is Better Than Being Good
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Every athlete has a story and that story is why we like or dislike them. Tiger’s story isn’t worth repeating right now. Mickelson’s is.
RAISING ELLE
Practice What You Preach: Toddlers Don’t Know Gray Areas
by Martinique Davis
Apr 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
In the mind of a two-year-old, if you pick up your own trash, why wouldn’t you pick up others’? Even when it’s dog poop.
UP BEAR CREEK
Exploring What it Means to Be a Patriot in the 21st Century
by Art Goodtimes
Apr 10, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
‘While I’m not a believer that “patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels,” I do know that many good people have very conflicting definitions of patriotism,’ writes Art Goodtimes.
VIEW TO THE WEST
As Usual, Ski Area Closes Too Soon
by Peter Shelton
Apr 08, 2010 | 10 10 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s okay for the ski season to end, just not before its time.
SPORTS WATCH
Experts Agree: Rockies Are World Series Bound
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t take it from me this time, there are others, who are better-informed, that believe the Rockies are going to the World Series this year.
RAISING ELLE
To Medicate or Not to Medicate? It’s Not an Easy Answer
by Martinique Davis
Apr 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Are there antibiotics on your dinner plate? Doctors may be prescribing fewer antibiotics, but the poultry and livestock industry continues to use them.
UP BEAR CREEK
Friends and Family Celebrate Montrose Icon
by Art Goodtimes
Apr 05, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Goodtimes remembers Helen Wood...contemplates the down-side of a ski pass...has only praise for Norwood School Board

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