The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel editorial: A revitalizing pause
Author: The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel - May 25, 2017 - Updated: May 25, 2017
For nine months out of the year, the majority of Grand Valley families are on school time. Daily lives revolve around school bells.
When the school year ends, as it did Wednesday, it’s a natural yardstick in time because it alters the established order of things. Graduating seniors especially can identify with the sense that a chapter has ended.
This fleeting “time out” — a moment to change gears and adjust to a new schedule and a new season — is well placed.
The last blast of wintry weather should be behind us. The Colorado General Assembly just concluded last week after striking some important compromises on issues critical to the state. The president is out of the country, providing a momentary breather from White House intrigue and hourly updates on investigations of Russian interference in our elections.