BARBWIRE BOB – 8-31-23

This past Saturday evening we attended a “Strawberry’” yard party at a good friend’s home.  The strawberries were yummy and the friendships even better.  The weather turned out perfect, and the potluck dishes were delicious.   Arriving home at 9:30, I rushed to the TV to see the football score; hoping, and praying, that our …

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Attack on the Fourth Estate I have longtime friends, Steve and Cynthia Haynes, who have owned newspapers in Kansas; they had newspapers in the San Luis Valley and sold them years ago, purchasing a chain of weekly newspapers in Western Kansas, working out of the Oberlin headquarters. They recently sold their five Kansas weeklies to …

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BARBWIRE BOB – 8-17-23

Received the sad news that longtime Greenwood Village resident John Fielder, now residing amidst the magnificent Colorado Rocky Mountains in Summit County, has succumbed to pancreatic cancer at age 73. I treasure my Fielder books of majestic mountains.  Among my favorite of his massive works of 200,000 negatives is the book, “Colorado 1870 to 2000.”  …

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