Denver for a Day: Hot Spots to Explore

Denver, Colorado is a wonderful place. Despite living in Colorado, the capital city was a bit of a mystery to me. I grew up taking weekend trips to Denver (about a 4 hour drive from my hometown), but I didn't really get to know the area until I went to college. Then, it all changed.…

Forever Grateful: Newspaper of the ‘Sentry’

I have always been someone that dives into every single part of my life with absolute full intensity. It's less about perfection and more about giving 100% to the people and activities that depend on me; and it probably has a little to do with my underlying fear of failure. I guess, too, that I…

Back to Nature at the Denver Botanic Gardens

There's something familiar about the wild. In Gunnison, where I grew up, there are more fields than parking lots. Cows outnumber people, grazing along highways and wandering through mountain roads. You can get lost in the stars almost every night, if you remember to look up. When I moved to the city for college, I…