Law Day. Most things come down to the law as Chief Bill Willoughby explained to Mildred Hayes in the Academy Award winning movie, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. This outstanding 2017 movie about dysfunctional cops and a racist community is a springboard for outstanding discussions with smart guests.
Troubadour Dave Gunders has a song titled Your Way Too which is all about seeing things from different perspectives. That is the heart of the Three Billboards movie and we discuss the story and why it is so powerful. Great discussion ensues about bad police behavior videotaped in Loveland against 73-year-old lady with dementia.
Lindasue Smollen is a veteran Boulder trial attorney who watched the movie and it sparked her to action. Lindasue bought two billboards advocating against assault weapons. What moved her? Sandy Hook. It should have moved everybody. Now the very danger Lindasue warned about has come to her hometown and she has reacted. Two more billboards.
Want to look at things in a different and better way? See an eye doctor. For decades, Dr. Craig Farnsworth was a busy sports-loving Denver optometrist who was great at golf. Then he started working with Nuggets and other elite athletes. Next, Craig helped golfers like Nick Faldo win multiple Masters with his putting tips. Now, he just coached DJ and Hideki to winning Masters.