ROB FAUGHNAN

ROB FAUGHNAN

ROB FAUGHNAN
September 25, 2017  |  By ROB FAUGHNAN
I have many memories of my father, but one in particular stands out. It was the late 1990s and we were driving Highway 72 in Coal Creek Canyon outside of Pinecliffe, Colorado, near Nederland.  My grandparents owned a cabin there in which I had spent a lot of time as a kid.
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September 1, 2017  |  By ROB FAUGHNAN
My favorite part of all of the Star Wars movies is when Luke Skywalker fights Darth Vader in a seemingly endless battle in “The Empire Strikes Back.” Luke ultimately loses this battle, along with his hand. He also loses something far more intimate and valuable: his personal story. With the news that Darth Vader is his father, he realizes that his identity is not what he thought. Defeated, Luke lets go and allows himself to fall to his own death.
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August 18, 2017  |  By ROB FAUGHNAN
In 1994, I was 16 and I was sent on a “mission trip” to the Philippines with 20 or so other youth from an evangelical church. We were going to save the Filipinos one city at a time. I remember the plane ride being interminable; no matter how many movies I’d watch or how often I checked the seatback GPS, we never seemed to leave the Pacific Ocean. Finally we arrived to Osaka, a layover before Manila
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August 3, 2017  |  By ROB FAUGHNAN

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August 3, 2017  |  By ROB FAUGHNAN
I read the other day that Denver International Airport is working on a $1.3- billion renovation — $1.3 billion. Written out, that is $1,300,000,000. For a renovation. I was at DIA in May and it seemed fine. The floors were polished granite, the train was cheerfully automated and the seats in the terminal were comfortable (dentist-office comfortable). Also, I was safely able to get on a plane and go somewhere — the core function of an airport.
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