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Pressure points

In the seven years Adam Perry has owned his affordable unit at Iris Hollow, there have been times when his monthly homeowner association (HOA) fees have exceeded his monthly mortgage payments. First the outdoor stairs needed repair. Then the roof needed replacing, and instead of paying the special assessment all at once to cover his […] The post Pressure points appeared first on Boulder Week...

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Letters 6.17

There is no place in our government for the filibuster Year after year, we see politicians in Congress make promises about what they can do for constituents like me. And year after year, the progress is usually less than we hoped for. The solution is clear: It’s time to get rid of the filibuster — […] The post Letters 6.17 appeared first on Boulder Weekly....

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It’s time to vaccinate the world

President Joe Biden’s commitment to donate 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses (sufficient to fully vaccinate 250 million people) was great news but, with billions of people in desperate need and some countries not having any access to COVID-19 vaccines, America can and should do far more. With the planet’s nearly 8 billion people needing 12 […] The post It’s time to vaccinate the world...

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Merry wanderer of the stage

It’s 1981 — maybe ’82 — and The Arizona Theatre Company is putting on a performance of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie. The crowded Tuscon theater holds its breath as the narrator, Tom Wingfield, steps onto a makeshift fire escape and begins a monologue wherein he struggles between supporting his dysfunctional family and following his […] The post Merry wanderer of the stag...

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La dolce vita

There’s an old story (probably embellished, possibly apocryphal) from Blackboard Jungle’s opening weekend. Not many people remember that 1955 teen drama starring Sidney Poitier and Glenn Ford, but everyone knows the song that made it famous: Bill Hayley & His Comets’ “Rock Around the Clock.” A watershed moment in pop music, if ever there was one, […] The post La dolce vita ap...

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Astrology 6/17

ARIESMarch 21-April 19: Aries playwright Tennessee Williams was honest about the trickery he engaged in as he composed his entertaining masterpieces. “I don’t want realism,” he exclaimed. “I want magic! Yes, yes, magic! I try to give that to people.” I fully support you, Aries, if you would like to make that your goal in […] The post Astrology 6/17 appeared first on Boulder Weekly....

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Tipping the scale

Amazon may have tipped the scale in favor of cannabis legalization this month, which could have green implications for businesses across the country, according to Michael Freimann, a Denver-based law partner at Greenspoon Marder.Earlier in June, Amazon announced it would no longer be screening employees for marijuana use. Simultaneously, it declared that, moving forward, the […] The post Tip...

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All the best

Pigs snorting and slopping in muck somewhere in the distance. Walking through rows of crops with Eric Skokan, picking peppers and his brain. Staying too late at 4580, shooting shit and sipping new whiskeys. Yelling Neil Diamond’s “America” at karaoke night at Outback after many, many Honey Browns. Milling heirloom flour with the Grain Lady […] The post All the best appeared first on Bo...

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