Calhoun: Wake-Up Call

Denver Daisy, Day Twenty

My Denver daisy got off to a fast start, but it's been slow going -- and growing -- since then. By June 4, day twenty, from when I poured the seed packet into my scrounged pot of dirt -- and the official date for germination -- my packet had produced this single, scrawny seedling. -- Patricia Calhoun

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Patricia Calhoun co-founded Westword in 1977; she’s been the editor ever since. She’s a regular on the weekly CPT12 roundtable Colorado Inside Out, played a real journalist in John Sayles’s Silver City, once interviewed President Bill Clinton while wearing flip-flops, and has been honored with numerous national awards for her columns and feature-writing.
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