“It’s been a few years, and I’m still processing all the horrors and trauma I saw when I was working with MSF,” Karen Stewart said. That’s Médecins Sans Frontières, Doctors Without Borders to us in the U.S. But foreign traumas weren’t the only ones she experienced.Continue Reading →
The art of conversation used to be judged by the quality of what was said. Now, it seems, just having a conversation is considered art. At least by the Denver Art Museum and Denver artist Viviane Le Courtois.Continue Reading →
When Lauren Havens was 12 she showed up at the pool to join the junior high boys water polo team in Beverly Hills, CA. It was 1975. Her brother played, but girls didn’t really play water polo. And certainly girls didn’t coach it. That was then.Continue Reading →
When he was growing up in Denver in the ‘60s, Jeff Hart and his fellow Boomers used to say, “Don’t trust the man.” “The man” was politicians, corporations, government, and institutions of all kinds. Then Hart became “the man.” With a twist.Continue Reading →
When I mentioned to a Colorado state official that I was doing a story on Kayvan Khalatbari and planning to call him “king of cannabis,” the guy nodded his head and said, “that fits.”Continue Reading →
How many trees are in your favorite park? On your street? What kind are they? Are they healthy? Don’t know? If you live in one of 33 North American cities, probably “Evelyn” does. She travels the country – from inner city parks to luxury neighborhoods – analyzing and cataloging trees.Continue Reading →
It did Tom Hobbs’. And he’s committed to making sure smiling changes yours, too. Hobbs has made “causing smiles” his job, and he sells the idea to everyone, from kids to corporations.
Hobbs is not only talk, he’s action.Continue Reading →
You don’t have to be single to enjoy going solo. This Ohio wife and mother took off to Paris and went to baking school. It helps that she’s French, of course. Helps that she had an apartment there. But her solo adventure was still hard work. And a labor of love.Continue Reading →
It struck me as tragic and bittersweet that yesterday, while Robin Williams, a comic genius, may have been drawing his last breath, alone and depressed sitting on his bed, I was lying in mine reading “Secrets of the Creative Brain.”Continue Reading →
They called her “coffee girl.” She was 22, traveling in a bullet-proof car with a small group of much older coffee buyers, all men. They were taken deep into the interior of Colombia at a time when more than 3,500 people a year were kidnapped there.Continue Reading →
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