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  • I’ve never been a political person. I was 35 the first time I voted. I have a lot of friends who are really engaged in what is going on in politics. Recently it has occurred to me to ask a couple of them how politics, the news, issues of the day, were a part of their childhood experience, to try to determine how my reality was so different. The news was rarely on

  • It’s been so wonderful to be back in the studio and shop this last month. Having the shop open three days a week has been the perfect amount of time, it seems, for you and for us. We want to be able to continue to offer a safe space, and be responsive to the concerns of our clients, and to the still-fluid situation with the pandemic. I am all about balance, and

  • About a week after Colorado‘s stay-at-home order was put in place, my friend and (part-time CLP employee!) Jess let me know that she had started to volunteer for a grassroots mutual aid organization called Pandemic of Love. She said she was starting a "microcommunity" in the Boulder area that would set about matching folks who were suffering from COVID-related financial hardship with community members who volunteered to provide a little bit of

  • On March 7th, Z and I went to see Oprah in Denver. It’s crazy that was only 4 weeks ago. Seems like an eternity. Of course, Oprah shared a lot of pearls that day. Little did I know how much some of them would be put to the test so soon. Anecdotes she extolled, wise words from that oh-so-wise woman, that resonated with me that day now are shouting in my brain