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IQ: Shifting wind 

It's always a strange thing to wake up one summer morning (or afternoon if you're still a teenager, in my case) to find that winter has fully entrenched itself and you're already into the football season, not to mention the holiday season. And this year, along with full-fledged winter there's a presidential election still underway. Change is in the air -- and that means saying goodbye to the old and keeping an open mind to the new.

click to enlarge Sherilyn Whiting
  • Sherilyn Whiting

Sherilyn Whiting
Web designer
Neighborhood: Rockrimmon

What will you miss about Bill Clinton? The little pink nose. And the lies, I guess.

Who's the most brilliant artist of the 20th century? Would you consider Frank Lloyd Wright?

What are you stockpiling for the new year? Some good alcohol.

What is Ramadan? A mixed drink or some place in Europe.

click to enlarge John Barber
  • John Barber

John Barber
Documentation specialist
Neighborhood: Manitou

What will you miss about Bill Clinton? The good jokes.

What do you miss about John Elway? Everything. He made football meaningful for me.

Who's the most brilliant artist of the 20th century? Tuck Andrews. He's a solo guitarist.

What are you stockpiling for the new year? Sobriety.

What is Ramadan? It's a Jewish holiday.

click to enlarge Alan Manley
  • Alan Manley

Alan Manley
Restaurateur
Neighborhood: Downtown

What will you miss about Bill Clinton? I'd miss him if Bush wins.

What do you miss about John Elway? Winning.

Who's the most brilliant artist of the 20th century? A favorite artist -- I'd say Alfred Steiglitz, a photographer.

What are you stockpiling for the new year? Sleep.

What is Ramadan? A holiday.

click to enlarge Mindy Trapp
  • Mindy Trapp

Mindy Trapp
Religious educator
Neighborhood: Briargate

What will you miss about Bill Clinton? Well, he was always entertaining.

What do you miss about John Elway? [The] Superbowl.

What are you stockpiling for the new year? I'm not really stockpiling anything; I'm making sure I have plenty of champagne, though.

What is Ramadan? Ramadan is an Islamic holiday. It's a holy day.

click to enlarge Jason Villarreal
  • Jason Villarreal

Jason Villarreal

D.J.
Neighborhood: Southeast

What will you miss about Bill Clinton? He's done a lot for the economy, and I'm just really nervous about what's going to happen if Bush gets elected.

What do you miss about John Elway? Had he played last year, they probably would have made it to another Superbowl.

Who's the most brilliant artist of the 20th century? David La Chappelle, he's a photographer, and Tom Ford who is the creative director for Gucci.

What is Ramadan? Looks like some Egyptian pharaoh.

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