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Hi. My name’s Lorenzo, and I’m a lawn guy. Every time I have an internalized emotional temper tantrum about mowing lawns for a living, I see someone who looks nearly twice my age doing what I do. Then the Stones announce another tour, and the realization hits that I’ll probably be a lawn guy…

I was saddened yet not surprised reading Lex Tarumianz’s letter in Tuesday’s paper regarding Paradise Bakery. I am not a big fan of airing out private matters publicly, but I feel in this case that our integrity, reputation and intelligence is being challenged. I will try to set the record s…

You would be surprised by how much research I do for my columns. I’m sure you are even surprised right now that I said I did any research at all. But really, sometimes I even use the Google! On occasion though, the research just ruins a good story.

For the past two days, the city of Aspen hosted engagement sessions to receive public input on the “desired qualities” of the municipality’s next city manager. According to last week’s Aspen Daily News story on the matter, the discussion points for these sessions included Aspen’s current and…

There are times in any business (real estate or other) where tough and complicated decisions have to be made, and this was one of those cases for all involved.

They say that you should write about what you know. I only wish that I knew then what I know now. And, even though the results could have been dramatic, I did find out soon enough to look in the toilet before sitting down.

I read with interest Meredith Carroll’s column in the Aspen Times on the decline and fall of Aspen’s youth. While she writes an interesting column on youth, parenting, drugs and sex, I must respectfully disagree with the impression left by the description of various misdeeds by parents and t…

It’s been get-rich-quick week on Wall Street. Except it wasn’t. Two ride-hailing companies are supposed to make you rich in the blink of an eye.

When it comes to moms, I have a lot of firsthand experience. Being wed three times and having two kids from different marriages is the marital equivalent of a “triple-double” in basketball. Three moms, three marriages, two kids, two step-moms. The way I look at it, the more moms the merrier!