For 3 years, it ran in the Greeley Tribune. Since then, it has run in various subsidiaries of the Douglas County News Press. I still have most of my columns in digital format.
For many years, I only gave myself one rule: try to work the word "library" into every piece. My intent was to think in public about just what librarianship means at the end of the 20th century and beginning of the 21st.
Nationally, more than 2.3 million adults are in American jails or prisons -- more than one in every 100 adults. That costs taxpayers $50 billion a year.
Today, Colorado incarcerates some 38,273 people at an average annual cost of $27,000 per inmate.
When he was three years old, Caiden started to stutter. A lot of children do around that age, especially the smart ones.
Most of the time, kids grow out of it. It's a synchronization issue. Neurologically speaking, learning to match brain speed to vocal articulation is a surprisingly complex thing.
It's fall, the time of library conferences. I've been invited to speak at several of these lately, which I do on my own time.