Don’t worry, it's not your eyes, it’s Norwegian. "There is no bad weather, only bad clothes." Getting outside is more important than ever. Vitamin D strengthens our immune systems and sunlight increases serotonin which boosts mood. Even if it’s 5 minutes a day, let’s get out there! Step 1- Mask Up A physically distanced walk, wearing masks is a great way to … [Read more...] about Det finnes ikke dårlig vær, bare dårlige klær.
The Internet has certainly made life easier during this time of COVID 19 and lockdowns. I’m not Facebook’s biggest fan, but I can certainly say I’ve been able to reconnect with out-of-state cousins I have not seen in over 20 years. Getting online can be a good way to stay connected, accomplish much, and be entertained. But what about the dangers of the Internet? The … [Read more...] about Building and Maintaining a Baseline for Online Security
There is so much information and confusion going on about the coming school year. Instead of attempting to make sense of it I am going to offer praise to the teachers, who are so often unsung heroes and forgotten faces. When I left my last job in 2011, the school was closing. Sentimental about leaving a wonderful group of children and families, I was feeling some … [Read more...] about In Praise of Teachers
Rabbi Manuel Laderman, founding rabbi of the old West Colfax neighborhood's Hebrew Educational Alliance, hosted memorable monthly book reviews at the social hall of the famous west side synagogue. Hundreds of people from all over Denver crowded anxiously into the synagogue social hall. Rabbi Laderman invited me to his lectures and I attended those monthly inspiring lectures. … [Read more...] about Memories Inspired by John Lewis Memorials
Happy August to the residents of Northwest Denver. Denver Police District 1 is hopeful that everyone is continuing to have a safe and healthy summer with all the challenges that are currently occurring. I want to share some simple tips this month regarding bicycle theft prevention and identification. Bicycle usage continues to increase as a healthy activity and as a … [Read more...] about Protecting Your Bicycle Against Theft