Monthly Archives: December 2015

It’s 3:00 a.m. Do you know where your thoughts are headed?

It seems everyone has their occasional 3:00 a.m. wakeup call. Your mind wakes up even when your body still wants sleep. So you lie there┬átrying to find a position that will lull your mind back to sleep. But it’s just … Continue reading

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A singular New Year’s resolution

Winter wonderland Last January the snow was thick and wet during the first week of the year. Yet in a fit of cabin fever and thanks to some serious Manhattans on a Friday night, my companion Sue and I were … Continue reading

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From whence we came

Did you ever try to figure out how you came to be the person you are now? Perhaps the process starts when you read a particular book that sets off the process of consideration. From there you might delve into … Continue reading

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Feeling groovy

As a true child of the 60s, there are still some songs that pop into my head when least expected. Some of these are ear worms, and they are really hard to remove from your brain. Such was the case … Continue reading

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Choosing a new bike

Having destroyed my Felt 4C by driving into the garage with the bike still on the roof, I have been researching prospects for a new bike. That means narrowing it down to a few needs. The newest need is having … Continue reading

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A Christmas tradition

For the last 30 years or so, I’ve risen on Christmas morning to go for a run at a local golf course near the home of my in-laws. While the families slowly tumble out of bed at their respective rates, … Continue reading

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Happy, merry, doggy

During my five-mile run this morning, I ran from Geneva, Il. up to St. Charles and back. Having lived in both of those communities over the years, the route I took has plenty of personal history. I’ve trained on these … Continue reading

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Chicken legs

When I first started running at age 13, my vision of what would happen to my legs was something of a fantasy. I dreamed that my calves and thighs would evolve into something the girls all loved. My teammates often … Continue reading

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A Christmas tree with history

There is a white fence installed at the front of my house. I put it in the ground perhaps 18 years ago. It needs paint this spring but other than that it is not rotted or likely to fall down … Continue reading

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The parallel worlds of cycling and gun control

I hold grudging admiration even for the politicians I most despise. They may be attempting to do the most egregious things imaginable, but one must admire their determination. Right now I’m sure there are plenty of people hating on Mayor … Continue reading

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