Posted inSunLit, SunLit Interviews

SunLit Interview: How and why co-authors came together to address caregiving

Loretta Gilbert, left, owned and operated a small assisted living residence in Colorado. She served on the Colorado Department of Health Assisted Living Advisory Committee. She lives in Colorado with her husband and much loved animals.Nancy Walker took care of her mother during the last 10 years of her life. Her background working for small […]

Posted inBook Excerpts, SunLit

Humanity and nature, mother and son, fulfillment and regret — a field guide

Emily Wortman-Wunder is an essayist and fiction writer, with recent work in the Kenyon Review, Creative Nonfiction, Nimrod, High Country News, and elsewhere. “Not a Thing to Comfort You,” winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Award, is her first book. She teaches scientific writing at the University of Colorado Denver. The following is an excerpt […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: A strong paid family leave policy will help rebuild Colorado’s economy

Today, we celebrate Colorado dads from Denver to Pueblo to Grand Junction. No doubt fathers everywhere will receive some well-deserved gratitude, spend time with family and friends, and maybe even enjoy a delicious meal from the grill. But what about tomorrow and the day after? Tomorrow we’ll stop celebrating, and go right back to the […]

Posted inHealth, News, Politics and Government

One in eight people struggle with infertility. Colorado lawmakers want insurance to cover treatment

When Tyler Wilson came home after his deployment in Afghanistan in 2005, he was paralyzed from the waist down. He had been shot four times and still had a bullet lodged in his spinal cord.  Ten years later, when he and his wife, Crystal, decided to start a family, they needed medical assistance. But insurance […]