Who Could Ask for More

Who Could Ask for More

Pat Stuart Newspaper Columns WHO COULD ASK FOR MORE – Libraries and Social Capital Powell Tribune, 5 December 2019 I’ve been wandering in memory land, recalling communities where I’ve lived in various countries and what made them particularly livable, trying to...
What Really Makes Us Great

What Really Makes Us Great

Pat Stuart Books and Columns   What Really Makes Us Great by Pat Stuart Powell Tribune, 31 October 2019 Ask a foreign student from central Asia what impression he has of our community, as one of my friends did recently, and the response was both insightful and...
Mind Bugs in the Equality State

Mind Bugs in the Equality State

Pat Stuart Books and Columns Mind Bugs in the Equality State Powell Tribune,  29 June 2019 We’re the “Equality State,” a name evoked often this year as we look back on 150 years of women having the vote. Me, I love the name, the concept of equality and the challenges...
Travel – The New Normal

Travel – The New Normal

Pat Stuart Books and Columns Travel:  That New Normal by Pat Stuart Living in Park County once meant … well, living in Park County.  We had our homes here, our employment here, our schools, recreation, and vacations here.  If we left at all, it was to visit...
Sunday Driving

Sunday Driving

Pat Stuart Books and Columns Sunday Driving by Pat Stuart Do any of you still load up the kids or the grandparents or pick up a neighbor and head out for a Sunday drive after church?  The Corona virus has been bad for so much, but its had its positives.  Perhaps the...
Then and Now

Then and Now

Pat Stuart Books and Columns THEN AND NOW by Pat Stuart Powell Tribune, 1 November 2018   Running for a seat on the county commission gave me not just permission but an obligation to ring doorbells.  To do so entailed a lot of driving along the roads of our ag...