Ice, Ice, Baby

At least the city doesn't play favorites with snow removal -- or lack thereof. The block of Fairfax Street that's now home to the Hickenlooper family is a rutted mess. Ditto for the block of South Clarkson where Governor Bill Ritter is still in residence.

The spokeswoman for the Department of Public Works lives on my block, a shaded side street with ice mountains worthy of the South Pole. Having hiked over several this morning, I know from experience that she truly feels all our pain.

How warm is it supposed to get today? -- 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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