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Epic Snow 2021

By CPC | April 1, 2021

By Celeste McNeil; courtesy photos Last month’s snowstorm officially took over the fourth place position in the record books; Colorado started keeping track of snow accumulation in 1881. Official snow totals are recorded at DIA, where this storm dumped 27.1 inches. Blizzard conditions with winds up to 35 miles per hour during much of the…

Emergency rental assistance in Douglas County

By CPC | April 1, 2021

Information and graphic provided by Douglas County Douglas County residents behind in rent or utility payments due to COVID-19 financial impacts may be eligible for assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Douglas County will distribute $8.4 million in direct assistance using funds received from the U.S. Treasury Department through the Coronavirus Response and Relief…

Citizen’s Academy for the 18th Judicial District

By CPC | April 1, 2021

Information provided by the District Attorney’s Office This free, seven-week virtual academy will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings, April 13 – May 27, 2021. Each class will explore the role of various members of the District Attorney’s Office in different parts of the criminal justice system. The academy will give participants an in-depth look…

City of Castle Pines improves pothole program

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Repairing the persistent potholes that are ever-developing on the road in Castle Pines

Information and photo provided by the City of Castle Pines Wintertime is the time of potholes. While they cause concern for everyone traversing the roadways, they drive the City of Castle Pines Public Works Department crazy. It’s similar to playing a game of whack-a-mole; as soon one repair is complete, another pops up. Potholes can…

Tech-based indoor farm company aims to feed the world

By CPC | April 1, 2021

Article and photos by Chris Michlewicz A Sedalia-based company is using automated indoor farms to revolutionize how people worldwide can access a sustainable source of nutrient-rich food. Held inside 320-square-foot shipping containers, FarmBox Foods uses a specialized vertical hydroponic watering system and LED lighting to grow produce like organic leafy greens and culinary herbs with…

DIY craft studio trend hits The Village at Castle Pines

By CPC | April 1, 2021
AIR Logo

By Chris Michlewicz; photos courtesy of AR Workshop What do you get when you cross HGTV with those businesses that pair wine with painting? A new trend. The Front Range is the latest region to embrace do-it-yourself (DIY) studios that offer ordinary Janes and Joes the opportunity to create their own boutique-quality wooden signs, frames,…

The Exchange Coffee + Conversation in The Canyons

By CPC | April 1, 2021
The Exchange Logo Square

Dana Jevarjian and the complexities of boutique management Her Linkedin profile says “Club Manager / Director of Lifestyle & Events at BlueStar Resort & Golf. However, that doesn’t seem to fully cover the many complexities of Dana Jevarjian, who is the manager of The Exchange Coffee + Conversation in The Canyons development on the east…

Re-opening of Mainstream Boutique

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Mainstream Boutique

Caption and photo by Terri Wiebold Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce and community members joined for a fun ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand re-opening of Mainstream Boutique in The Village at Castle Pines shops. New owner Laura Ringgenberg said, “Thank you to everyone who came out to show their support. I have lived in…

Welcome back to CycleBar

By CPC | April 1, 2021

Caption and photos by Julie Matuszewski CycleBar reopened its doors on March 12 with new owners, City of Castle Pines residents Chris and Lindsay Crosby (Lindsay pictured far right). Cyclists enjoyed a welcome back ride with instructor Mikaela Boillot (pictured left), as well as other scheduled classes over the opening weekend. With a wide range…

Axe throwing trend hits the mark

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Axe in wood

Article and photos by Chris Michlewicz A little-known pastime that started in Canadian backyards and Renaissance festivals has made its way to the Denver area in a big way. It’s hard not to notice the rise of axe throwing establishments in the region. There are at least eight businesses dedicated to the leisurely sport in…

Exploring the world of invertebrates

By CPC | April 1, 2021

Article and photos by Lynn Zahorik You might be surprised to learn that 97% of the species on earth are invertebrates. Animals without a backbone or bony skeleton, invertebrates range in size from microscopic mites to giant squid and can live on land or in water. There is a treasure of a zoo in Colorado…

Rescue Dogs – volunteers help find them homes

By CPC | April 1, 2021

By Chris Michlewicz; photos courtesy of Jen O’Connor Massachusetts has the Boston terrier as its official state dog and Maryland has the Chesapeake Bay retriever. In Colorado, it’s simply the rescue dog – and there’s good reason for that. The state’s human population is made up mostly of transplants, so why should dogs be any…

A storybook holiday event

By CPC | April 1, 2021

By Shaun Kernahan, courtesy photos In March, Douglas County Libraries – Castle Pines hosted its first springtime storybook holiday event for kids and parents alike based on the Beatrix Potter classic, The Tale of Peter Rabbit. It included crafts, treats and a petting zoo featuring pigs, horses, donkeys and, of course, rabbits – along with…

Rise in canine heartworm disease as population grows

By CPC | April 1, 2021

By Chris Michlewicz Most of the problems associated with Colorado’s population growth are apparent, like traffic congestion. One not-so-obvious issue effects our beloved pets. The incidence of heartworm disease in dogs has increased in recent years as families and their canines move here from warmer climates where heartworm is more prevalent. Dogs arrive infected, and…

As sweet as Carmel

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Carmel is one of the smallest lop-eared rabbit breeds

By Julie Matuszewski; photos courtesy of Kristi Calfee Carmel, a Holland Lop bunny hopped herself into the lives of the Calfee family four years ago. Castle Pines resident Kristi Calfee grew up with pet rabbits and is all too familiar with raising the fluffy friends. After a visit to the Denver Dumb Friends League, the…

Can we go out and play?

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Shephard and Shiloh Skaley enjoy exploring the South Boulder Creek

By Lynn Zahorik; photos courtesy of Brooke Skaley With two little children to entertain, Brooke Skaley is always eager to get them outside to play. The Skaley family moved from Oklahoma to Castle Pines in July of last year. Since then, the lively family of four embark on outdoor adventures every chance they get. They…

Celebrate Earth Day locally and plant a tree

By CPC | April 1, 2021

By Carin R. Kirkegaard The first Earth Day was marked more than 50 years ago on April 22, 1970, and advocates from groups and organizations across the world have been rolling up their sleeves and doing the work to care for Mother Earth and her environment ever since. Locally, many schools, businesses, community groups and…

Ireland Eire (a’ rah) – she’ll take your breath away

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Beara Peninsula, Ireland

By Joe Gschwendtner; courtesy photos I smile at our Irish memories twice yearly, during lambing season in April and while remembering September oyster festivals. In spring, no one need ask why Ireland is called the Emerald Isle; the color green surely was invented there. Although Ireland’s history begins in ancient times, her allure is quite…

A remodel story: Doors and more doors

By CPC | April 1, 2021

By Lisa Nicklanovich; courtesy photos “I didn’t know doors could make me so excited!” exclaimed resident Camille Pocock. The Pocock family had all 22 interior doors in their house replaced with a beveled Shaker-style door with aged bronze handles and hinges. “The doors are sturdier than the builder-grade doors, and I was surprised how it…

From melons to apples: The Lamberts of Indian Creek

By CPC | April 1, 2021

By Joe Gschwendtner; courtesy photos William Thompson Lambert was born in 1850 to devout Quakers Joseph and Cynthia (Meader) Lambert of Blackstrap, Maine. William was an only child, sickly at that, with bleeding lungs. His frail condition was likely the chief factor in the family’s migration west in 1856 for a drier climate. Muscatine, Iowa,…

Modern manners – cellphone usage

By CPC | April 1, 2021

Dear Reader, There is something we have to talk about – modern manners and cellphone usage. I’m sure we can all agree the cellphone is one of the world’s greatest inventions. But let’s take a minute to talk about how we use it in our everyday lives and how that usage can affect those around…

93rd Academy Awards

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Oscar award 2021

The 93rd Academy Awards, originally scheduled for February 28, will now take place Sunday, April 25. The awards show will honor movies released in 2020. This is the fourth time in Oscar history that the event has been postponed. The other postponed ceremonies followed the Los Angeles flooding in 1938, the assassination of Dr. Martin…

Up to the highest height

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of

By Bryan Goodland; courtesy photos Just like the song in Disney’s classic movie Mary Poppins says, there’s nothing more satisfying then flying a kite on a beautiful day. There’s no better time to celebrate this quintessential spring pastime than on a breezy afternoon in April, which happens to be National Kite Month. Organized by the…

Chocolat for Easter

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Cover of book Chocolat

By Hollen Wheeler It’s the season of Lent and with Easter Sunday just around the corner, those who partake in this holy tradition will find their season of fasting, penitence and abstinence coming to an end. Part of the Christian calendar, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday lasting 40 days, culminating on Easter Sunday, which for…

Welcoming back the hummingbirds

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Eli Claypool and Ayden Godina with hummingbird feeders

By Lynn Zahorik; photos courtesy of Darwin Thompson and Nick Ainsworth With the return of spring, many Coloradans look forward to welcoming back the hummingbirds that flew south for the winter. These fascinating zippy little creatures start to command the attention of locals in mid-April. Four species of hummingbirds can be seen in Colorado. The…

Firefighters turn up the heat

By CPC | April 1, 2021

By Chris Michlewicz; Photos courtesy of Eric Hurst, SMFR It’s a commonly held belief that a firefighter’s diet while on duty consists of foods like chili, hamburgers, spaghetti and pizza. The men and women at South Metro Fire Rescue (SMFR) are reshaping that perception. The department has overhauled its menu in recent years, favoring raw…

Saucy spring brisket

By CPC | April 1, 2021

Article and photo by Lisa Crockett I love magazines in much the same way I love to see old friends – they are filled with things I find interesting and they are always there for me when I need them. I like travel magazines, news magazines and craft magazines. Heck, one year I somehow ended…

Kilwins Original Recipe Ice Cream – Parker

By CPC | April 1, 2021

Hitting the sweet spot By Chris Michlewicz During a trip to Florida, the Bertocchi family noticed something striking about the five ice cream and gelato establishments within a popular entertainment district in Sarasota: only one of them had a line around the block. Fast-forward a few years and the Bertocchis are the owners of a…

Former sous chef at Racines brings talents to Castle Pines area

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Roland Downs who was hired as a chef at MiYO Cafe

Article and photo by Chris Michlewicz The closure of fine-dining hotspot Racines last July was a loss for longtime customers and the Denver restaurant scene, but there’s always a silver lining. Residents in the Castle Pines community gained an experienced chef whose reputation preceded his arrival at MiYO Cafe, a popular breakfast and lunch eatery…

Bridal shower cake – sweet and simple

By CPC | April 1, 2021

The true meaning of love

By CPC | April 1, 2021

By Stacie Chadwick All a mother wants in life is for her child to be happy. It’s a subliminal need fueled by emotion. A primal instinct driven by that first, curious flutter in the womb. And it never goes away. My grandmother is no different from any other mother in this respect, even though her…

Coloradans get vaccinated

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of resident Brenda Bushey volunteering at a vaccination event.

By Lisa Nicklanovich; photo courtesy of Brenda Bushey All adult Americans should be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination no later than May 1. Working with that deadline in mind, Colorado is currently vaccinating all people who fall under the categories outlined in Phase 1A and Phase 1B. These two phases include anyone age 50…

“Try it; you will love it!” says vaccination clinic volunteer

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Hiemi Haines who volunteers at several vaccination clinics that serve low-income

When resident Hiemi Haines emigrated to the United States from Korea with her family in 1976, she was a teenager, and learning English was hard. “I wasn’t able to speak English for about a year, so I learned to rely on people’s facial expressions,” Haines said. This ability to understand and communicate with people who…

Taking on a hungry world

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Meg Huber who takes aim at world poverty

By Steve Whitlock; photo courtesy of Meg Huber Meg Huber, who grew up in Castle Pines, is one of the newest interns with the Borgen Project, a nonprofit aiming to reduce global poverty through U.S. advocacy. It’s a great fit with her education ambitions, as she attends Southern Virginia University majoring in business management while…

Simple as 1, 2, 3

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of math teacher MacKenzie Boeckmann and her two border collie mixes Piper and Cannon

By Julie Matuszewski; photo courtesy of MacKenzie Boeckmann MacKenzie Boeckmann knew she wanted to be active in her community and be part of something that was bigger than herself. As a high school student, Boeckmann enjoyed all her math classes and loved explaining advanced math homework to her peers. She found this rewarding, to help…

Forest Park social committee

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Sarah Zales (left) and Brooke Walters (right).

By Lisa Nicklanovich; photo courtesy of Sarah Zales An introduction made on a walk during quarantine last year turned into a friendship that led Sarah Zales and Brooke Walters to co-chair the Forest Park social committee, a neighborhood located in the City of Castle Pines. Despite planning during a pandemic and the fact that both…

Dreams – never too late to be realized

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Chris Dudley (right) with his daughter, Grace, and his new bride, Sheera

By Lisa Nicklanovich; photos courtesy of Chris Dudley Castle Pines resident Chris Dudley always knew he wanted to be a firefighter. “It was the easiest life choice I’ve ever made,” Dudley said about his decision to become a firefighter at 41 years young. He has been a firefighter at Castle Rock Fire Station 153 for…

Show love, shop local

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Miss Douglas County’s Outstanding Teen, Sarah Swift

By Julie Matuszewski; photo courtesy of Sarah Swift An Etsy online business owner of unique custom-made cups, hoodies and more, Castle Pines resident Sarah Swift uses her online platform “Show Love Shop Local” to inspire others to support small businesses within Douglas County. Having recently been named Miss Douglas County’s Outstanding Teen, Sarah strives to…

The life of a baseball mom

By CPC | April 1, 2021

By Hollen Wheeler; photo courtesy of Raptors Athletics “Take me out to the ball game, take me out with the crowd,” repeat, repeat repeat. The life of a baseball mom can be a repeating loop, hundreds of trips to ballparks and even more to practice fields. Not to mention, there is potential for travel to…

Floating away from stress

By CPC | April 1, 2021

By Lisa Nicklanovich; courtesy photos “More than a physical experience, it’s a mental one,” said resident Roger Hudson about floating in a sensory deprivation tank, also called an isolation tank, pod or pool. One thousand pounds of pharmaceutical-grade magnesium sulfate, commonly known as Epsom salt, is dissolved in a foot or less of skin-temperature water.…

The health benefits of collagen

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo Collagen supplements

Article and photo by Lisa Nicklanovich Is there a supplement that may improve skin health by reducing wrinkles and dryness … one that may help increase muscle mass, prevent bone loss and relieve joint pain? It’s no wonder collagen supplements fill many shelves in health food stores. Associated with a number of health benefits and…

Castle Pines Running club welcomes spring

By CPC | April 1, 2021

Photo courtesy of Castle Pines Running Club  

Hoopin’ It Up

By CPC | April 1, 2021

Caption and photo by Hollen Wheeler Seventh grade boys practiced at Coyote Ridge Park, prepping for their end-of-season basketball tournament. The team represented the Rock Canyon Jaguars in the Gold Crown Foundation’s feeder program, an after-school sports initiative that prepares youth for high school sports. The boys played a total of 10 games from January…

Rocky Heights Middle School thanks local health care workers

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Thank You Health Care art

By Celeste McNeil; courtesy photo National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) students at Rocky Heights Middle School (RHMS) recently participated in the Thank Yous for Health Care Workers project. The eighth grade students made nearly 150 thank you cards to be delivered to health care workers at UCHealth. “The Thank Yous for Health Care Workers project…

Middle and high school students return to in-person learning

By CPC | April 1, 2021
back to school art

By Carin R. Kirkegaard with information provided by Douglas County School District; courtesy photos Douglas County School District (DCSD) middle and high school students returned to full time, in-person learning last month following the District’s spring break. Castle Pines community students woke to their “first” day of school being snow-delayed for 90 minutes – a…

The love of books

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Fifth grader Ari Griffin

By Julie Matuszewski: photos courtesy of Chelsey Nielson Timber Tail Elementary (TTE) students have a passion for books and fun, which is what the Books and Battles competition was all about. Typically known as Battle of the Books, this year Douglas County Libraries (DCL) offered a modified online quiz show. This year’s event took on…

A day of Seussiness

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Tucker Sulya adds color and character to his Dr. Seuss

By Julie Matuszewski; photos courtesy of Erin Dill and American Academy Read Across America Day was created to encourage children to read and is celebrated by many on March 2 along with the birthday of Dr. Seuss – his 117th this year. American Academy first grade students held their own special celebration with a day…

Kindergarten celebrates 100 days

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Andre P. boldly declares his survival of the first 100 days of kindergarten

By Celeste McNeil; photos courtesy of BRE Celebrating the 100th day of school has become an annual tradition in many elementary schools across the nation in the past dozen or so years. Castle Pines schools are no different. Typically, in February the youngest students celebrate this milestone with a day of curriculum and fun focused…

Developing entrepreneurs

By CPC | April 1, 2021
Photo of Cool Cactuses producers Taylor Wooldridge and Olivia Keene

By Julie Matuszewski; photos courtesy of Lisa Hess and Wenda Wilson The library of Timber Trail Elementary (TTE) recently transformed its space into a unique marketplace for fellow first graders to shop multiple second grade student-run businesses. As a part of Project Based Learning (PBL), second grade teachers Lisa Hess and Wenda Wilson’s students became…

Books and Battles

By CPC | April 1, 2021
fourth grader Matthew Liepen holds one of his favorite reads

Information provided from DCS Montessori; photo courtesy of the Liepen family Douglas County Montessori (DCSM) fourth grader Matthew Liepen holds one of his favorite reads from the Books and Battles competition. “I enjoyed the competition the library organized,” commented Liepen. “The 13th Story Tree House was my favorite book in the battle. The whole series…

Voters to decide on water district inclusion proposal

By CPC | March 1, 2021

By Chris Michlewicz; photo and graphic courtesy of Castle Pines Metropolitan District Water and sewer customers in Castle Pines will soon decide whether to approve the proposed inclusion of the Castle Pines North Metropolitan District (CPNMD) into the Parker Water & Sanitation District (PWSD). The neighboring entities first began discussing the subject of inclusion in…

Trader Joe’s proposal is all the buzz

By CPC | March 1, 2021

By Chris Michlewicz; graphic by Tim Gamble Signs that Trader Joe’s is considering a new location in northern Douglas County have created a buzz in the community. Trader Joe’s, a specialty “fresh format” grocery store chain based in California, submitted a liquor license application with the Town of Parker (Town) for a proposed location northeast…

Ice arena could open by summer 2023

By CPC | March 1, 2021

By Chris Michlewicz; rendering courtesy of DAWG Nation Hockey Foundation If all goes as planned, the City of Castle Pines will be home to a world-class ice arena by summer 2023. The proposal from DAWG Nation Hockey Foundation (DAWG Nation) is to build a multi-sheet hockey facility – purpose-built to support both disabled and able-bodied…

Out with Shell, in with 7-Eleven

By CPC | March 1, 2021
7-Eleven Logo

By Chris Michlewicz; photo by Carin R. Kirkegaard

Canyon Village takes shape

By CPC | March 1, 2021

Information and photo provided by Shea Homes

Advisory council seeks volunteers

By CPC | March 1, 2021

Information provided by Douglas County The Douglas County CSU Extension Advisory Council is accepting applications for all positions to fill its board. The mission of the advisory council is to provide information and education in addition to encouraging the application of research-based knowledge in response to local, state, and national issues. Council members serve as…

Castle Pines Cleaners

By CPC | March 1, 2021
Photo of Kay and Jack Yi

Simple pleasures and work Article and photo by Kathy Fallert Jack and Kay Yi stay very busy with dry cleaning and wet cleaning. The second owners of Castle Pines Cleaners, the Yis have been in business for 15 years. Both originally from South Korea, the couple met and married in Seattle 27 years ago. Kay’s…

Castle Pines Chamber Annual Meeting and Awards

By CPC | March 1, 2021

Information provided by the Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce The Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and awards ceremony celebrated local businesses and individuals in a virtual event that included a pre-taped Academy Awards presentation that recognized these outstanding organizations and people in the community. The winners of the 2021 Castle Pines Chamber of…

Welcome to The Castle Pines Connection team

By CPC | March 1, 2021

By Terri Wiebold The Castle Pines Connection welcomes Hollen Wheeler and Steve Chezik to our team. Hollen joins The Connection as a writer. She and her family moved to Castle Pines from Texas in 2017. A 20-year veteran in politics and public affairs, Hollen worked on Capitol Hill before being politically appointed to a former…

Country club breaks ground on expansion –

By CPC | March 1, 2021

Family-friendly amenities Article and photo by Chris Michlewicz A groundbreaking ceremony kicked off the much-anticipated expansion of The Country Club at Castle Pines (CCCP). Years in the making, the extensive, $17.1 million project officially began February 12 with shovels in the ground on a frigid but beautiful day, with about 30 club dignitaries, project leaders,…

Boston Terrier the American Gentlemen

By CPC | March 1, 2021

By Julie Matuszewski; photos courtesy of Kyle Jones Meet Paxton, a Boston terrier that lives in the Castle Pines community with his owners Kyle Jones and Kevin Gandomcar. Named after former Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch, his perfect markings give him the appearance of wearing formal wear, as if he were a distinguished gentleman. It…

Animals, Animals Everywhere

By CPC | March 1, 2021

By Bryan Goodland; photo by Chris Michlewicz Right in the midst of the hustle and bustle of downtown Denver is a place where the buffalo roam and the deer and antelope … well you know the rest. Celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, the Denver Zoo is home to more than 3,000 animals spread across…

From grout to granite: A kitchen countertop remodel

By CPC | March 1, 2021

By Lisa Nicklanovich; photos courtesy of Trish Jones One of the deciding factors for replacing the countertops in Brambleridge resident Trish Jones’ kitchen was trying to keep the grout between the tiles clean. A granite solid surface has remedied that problem and given Trish and her husband, Kerry, an updated kitchen. There are many choices…

Sitting on surfaces that should not be sat on

By CPC | March 1, 2021

Dear Reader, You’re going to have to bear with me as I am going on a little bit of a rant this month. I know there are things people do that drive us all crazy – like not holding the door, or returning the shopping cart. This month I’d like to talk about one of…

Five bright sunbonnets: The life of Emma Doud Gould

By CPC | March 1, 2021
Photo of Emma Jane Gould, age 76

By Joe Gschwendtner; photos courtesy of Fern Adams Seventy-six years old with 42 grandchildren makes for an epic story at any time. Perhaps being born on July 4, 1857 was a portent. Spring 1865 found Emma Jane in Waterloo, Iowa with sisters Ida, Eva, Etta and Nellie in a Conestoga wagon, wearing sunbonnets heading west.…

Love mea culpa

By CPC | March 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: Last month, The Connection featured Charleys Gurley Love and his wife Dr. Minnie Celia Francesca Love in “To Sedalia with Love.” We chronicled their lives together and Minnie Love’s work following her husband’s death, including her accomplishments in the medical field, her activism in women’s suffrage, her participation in local government and her…

Knitters craft life-long friendships

By CPC | March 1, 2021

By Lisa Nicklanovich; photo courtesy of Sarah Garrett Photography The knitting club, known simply as “KC” has been meeting for 16 years. The group came together to celebrate a member’s wedding. Pictured from left to right: Liz Decker, Kelly McCracken, Jolie Rotar (bride), Grace Holcomb, Jen Munro and Laina Doyle. “We don’t have a cool…

March CP word search mania

By CPC | March 1, 2021

Tyrannosaurus Sue at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

By CPC | March 1, 2021
Photoo of the Sue, the worlds largest T. rex fossil

Article and photos by Shaun Kernahan On August 12, 1990, on a cliffside in South Dakota, Sue Hendrickson and a team from the Black Hills Institute discovered arguably the most famous dinosaur fossil in history. At 40 feet long from tail to nose and 13 feet tall at the hips and over 90% recovered, Sue…

Sharing Our Scars

By CPC | March 1, 2021

By Stacie Chadwick Last night, my husband and I went to a socially-distanced dinner with friends. As one moment led to another, we literally and figuratively took our masks off, and the conversation moved more deeply than the cocktail chatter that seems to permeate polite communication. We quickly flowed through the requisite kids and COVID-19…

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