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 By Alice Trulson    Opinion 

Farewell to Oh My Word

Here we are... The final episode. The finale'. And I have nothing, the words just are not flowing. How does one say goodbye? It hurts, and so we avoid doing it. In this case no one... — Updated 12/28/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Christmas 2022

I write these columns on Monday mornings typically and I woke up at 3:30 a.m. this morning, just not able to sleep any longer. I also knew my daughter had to get up to start her... — Updated 12/20/2022

 

Goodbye will not be easy

We are so close to Christmas that I can smell it, feel it, or maybe even dread it depending on your perspective. It's a wonderful time of year indeed, for most of us anyway. We... — Updated 12/13/2022

 

Thanksgiving 2022

It took me longer to recover than I had anticipated from all of the busy-ness of our house over Thanksgiving. I am very aware, especially recently, how precious time is and to... — Updated 12/6/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

A devastating loss

This past weekend our part of Colorado made the news again, for yet another mass shooting. I would so love to write about something quirky or some silly thing in regards to my... — Updated 11/22/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Coffee is No. 3

You know some days that first cup of coffee just hits your senses different, better. Now that is not to say that on other mornings it is bad, because we all know that is not at all... — Updated 11/15/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Trunk or Treat 2022

I was out and about last night when I realized I had yet again transformed into another alter ego, so to speak. I was a fairy godmother. I was sparkled up and had glittery hair with... — Updated 11/1/2022

 

Movie in the Park

Well, here we are and I think I am ready for the shift in weather and all that it entails. Are you? I saw a report this morning about snow in Monument, and you know what that... — Updated 10/25/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

A lesson from the tree

As I sit here and suck down my coffee like a true addict would, in the wee hours of the morning... all alone, I am pondering the gloriousness of the tree. The tree is a wonderful cr... — Updated 10/18/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Roll Up: Not your typical food truck

Oh My Word!! If you are a regular reader of my column, you know that I don't usually do reviews of restaurants or businesses, just not my style.... Until now. My daughter and I had... — Updated 9/27/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Tumbleweed Recovery

I have to tell you, just between you and me... The coffee I am drinking is so stinking good! It isn't new and I have done nothing different to it to make it taste any different...... — Updated 9/20/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Tumbleweed Festival

Oooo! do you feel the Autumn in the air? I certainly do. I can almost smell it in the breeze and it smells nothing like pumpkin spice latte! I know that it's all the craze right... — Updated 9/13/2022

 

Captured by the 'Rona

Well folks here we are, it is Labor Day Monday and I have finally been captured. I have the Miss Rona, as my daughter calls it. (Corona Virus) Yes, it's Covid season at my house...... — Updated 9/6/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

First Day of College

Today I am thankful. Not because we are heading into pumpkin spice flavored everything, but because someone has been reading my column. I know they have because a beautiful little... — Updated 8/30/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Fairies and house mouse

I am not sure if you know this about me, I have been clear about my love and addiction to coffee, it is not a secret. Also, not a secret, is my love of fairies. It's obvious when... — Updated 8/16/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

There's a story in here, somewhere

I sit here staring at my computer screen and keyboard trying to recall what I was going to entertain us all with in this week's column... but alas, I have forgotten that juicy... — Updated 8/9/2022

 

Old Man and his Veloster

Hello this fine August morning. I stress that it is August and the year is 2022. You might ask why and be wondering if I am going to go on some kind of political rant. "That would... — Updated 8/2/2022

 

The camper blues

Well, here we are in the middle of summer and I have done nothing. No camping or swimming or traveling of any kind other than to the grocery store and my hair appointments... Ain't... — Updated 7/19/2022

 

Summer Heat: Hydrate and go easy

Okay, have your neighbors finished up with their fireworks yet? I remember living in Security, and even when it was banned there was always a display by folks in the neighborhood.... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Alice has a Ted Talk

I am not going to talk about the hot issues that everyone is focused upon. It seems to me there are two or maybe more opinions, all are valid and real, but they do not need to be... — Updated 6/28/2022

 

My very bestest friend

I went to bed thinking about you so much. I was filled with anticipation about holding you the next day. The scent of you was playing in my mind and enticing my senses. I couldn't r... — Updated 6/21/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Being a friend is easy

I did this thing this week, and I didn't expect the volume of the replies I got nor the way it really made me feel. I posted on my social media this statement: "I have nothing fun... — Updated 6/14/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Snow for graduation - gee, thanks!

Whine loud enough and ye shall receive... We got some moisture!! I've decided that we love to be miserable, because logically we know that we needed this wet stuff so badly; but emo... — Updated 5/24/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

What's a little raw meat between family? And other windy tales...

Temperatures are rising and you would think we are well on our way to some beautiful spring and summer days full of garden prepping and planting. We should be able to linger on our... — Updated 5/10/2022

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Let me paint you a picture

As if by magic... as I sat down to write, it started sprinkling for a few minutes... any little bit is so needed right now! My week has been dry and beige as usual, with one... — Updated 5/3/2022

 

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