Writings by Cole Huffman


"You Are a Novel in a Sea of Magazines"

Lynn and I returned Thursday evening from a week-long Sabbath in the Rockies at Sonscape Retreats, Woodland Park, Colorado ( http://www.sonscape.com/ ).   We didn’t go there burned-out or in trouble, or looking for anything in particular except a week away together, just us, in one of the most beautiful places on Earth.   The place did not disappoint us and the experience there with the staff and new friends only encouraged us. We came out of the mountains with a... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jul 30
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Those Halcyon Days of Yore

Lynn and I recently took in a movie at the good ole Ridgeway Four.   Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris (PG-13) tells the story of an American screenwriter’s visit to Paris with his fussy fiancée and her parents.   The screenwriter, Gil Pender (played by Owen Wilson), is successful as a self-described “Hollywood hack.”   (Allen engages in some vicarious self-deprecation through Wilson’s character.)   But what Gil really wants to do is write great literature, and... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jul 20
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Where the Wildean Things Are

Lately I’ve encountered a few situations wherein someone got whatever it was he or she thought they wanted, maybe even longed for: someone’s affections or acceptance, an accomplishment, or the acquisition of something new.   But soon thereafter they find themselves in the throes of dissatisfaction.   It’s common to everyone’s experience sooner or later—how well I remember the surprising let-down years ago after buying the vehicle I’d long wanted— especially the more weighted our... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jul 11
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