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Dear Helmets:

Dear helmets: You guys are my favorite hats. Sure, other headwear may be more stylish, more “cool,” easier to put…

My Pal Mick, 1958-2012

My friend Mick’s heart stopped working last Sunday. He died at the age of 54, not knowing that the night…

The Things That Make Us

In the weeks leading up to my wedding in 2007, my hair was a little long for my parents’ taste.…

Girly Girls And Manly Men

In a conversation a few weeks ago, a climber friend of mine described herself as “not super-girly.” Her expanded definition…

In Defense Of Denver

A handful of Saturday mornings, I have driven out of Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood juggling a bowl of granola on…

How to Bark Down a Dog

Maybe you only ask yourself this question while bicycling or running: Can I beat up that dog? When it comes…