Read in Ned

Susan Gerhart, Nederland.  “I will say, with memoir, you must be honest. You must be truthful.” Elie Wiesel With few exceptions, the memoir genre has always struck me as self-serving ...

Get your Financial House in order

Michael Carlson, Gilpin County.  Many of us welcome the New Year as a time for fresh starts, and rightly so: it’s a proven fact that the beginning of the year is one of the best ...

Read in Ned: Let’s Get Lost

Tom Lambrecht, Nederland. While reading Rebecca Solnit’s 2005 book A Field Guide to Getting Lost, the memory of a film I watched three decades ago popped into my head. The movie, ...

Read in Ned: The Portable Veblen

Roberta Brown-Jones, Nederland.   I always enjoy books that are fictional but nonetheless expose me to real-life ideas and people that I previously knew nothing about. Elizabeth McKenzie’s ...

Gilpin Library Director’s report

Michael Carlson, Gilpin County.  December signaled the end of another successful year here at the Library. We had a busy month that included eight different programs, ranging from ...

Read in Ned: Radical Self Love in the New Year

Celine Cooper, Nederland.  With a new year fresh at our backs, it is a good time to reflect on things that are going well for us, as well as things we would like to improve upon. While ...

Read in Ned

Susan Gerhart, Nederland.  “Picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you’d most like not to lose.” Neil Gaiman.   It’s the end of the year, ...

Read in Ned: Pushing the Limits

Jay Mann, Nederland.  My love of the natural world started at a very young age, with television programs like, “Nova” and “Nature.” As I grew older, that interest broadened ...

Read in Ned: A temporary escape from reality

Roberta Brown-Jones, Nederland.   Saddened by the state of the world these days, I began searching for something to read that would take me out of my bad frame of mind.  My criteria ...
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