Unfortunately, events have quickly overtaken us and changed everyone's focus dramatically.
This is probably the busiest time of the year at the Colorado legislature. Every Representative and Senator is trying to get at least one of their great idea bills passed while looking suspiciously across the aisle to see what's coming next.
Why would anyone serve in an elected office? What motivates us to become public figures, meet hundreds or maybe thousands of new friends and acquaintances, stand up for our principles against criticism.
During the legislative session and even before it starts as legislators envision new bills and my Joint Budget Committee structures spending.
Back from Vacation and time to reengage. Time to sort out the issues, make a list, set some priorities, and go to work and worry. Or at least start to think seriously about a summer schedule and next year's legislative session.