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One of the enduring facts of being an outlaw is that you sometimes are blamed for things you had nothing to do with, and perhaps no knowledge of. From the folklore, rumors and fairy tales of … more
If you pulled the down side of the one-and-half-inch sisal rope on the pulley-driven mechanism, the entire floor, in about a 10 foot by 12-foot section, would gradually start to drop. Keep the … more
Last month, I had the honor of attending the grand opening of Denver's Union Station. The new transit hub pays homage not only to the miners and pioneers who — more than 150 years ago — … more
Deep within a dark night Where there is no light Your eyes can not possibly gaze upon The dread of the demon, The demon beneath the bark. Burnt, burnt of the flames You try, you try … more
For 21 years and two days, the California Zephyr moved passengers from San Francisco to Chicago in “the train of tomorrow.” My former co-worker at Colorado Press, Laura Higashi and her husband … more
With the recent rain and hail that pounded much of the Front Range, bringing flooding to some areas, wildfires may not seem like an imminent threat. But trends tell us otherwise. It's not a matter … more
Patchwork quilting is a uniquely American process. Our pioneer ancestors were not only thrifty, but good at geometry! Their flair for colorful design is recognized world-wide as a uniquely American … more
On June 3, 1959, the Air Force Academy celebrated its first graduation class. Of the 306 cadets who were appointed to the academy in 1955, 207 were commissioned four years later during a ceremony … more
As a family approaches the stand, Monse Hines smiles and offers: "Do you want a sample?" "No," Greg Elliott says. "We know it's good." He looks at his wife. "Two zucchini, two hots?" He glances at the small container on the table. "And a thing of this stuff." more
I looked at the 1910 Census for Rico, in Dolores County, the other day. All the regulars were there. Of course, there was Charles Engle on Garfield Street, and Peter Lofquist over on Commercial, and … more
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