Tag Archives: baseball

To equal or surpass the Art of Dying

There’ll come a time when all of us must leave here Then nothing Sister Mary can do Will keep me here with you As nothing in this life that I’ve been trying Could equal or surpass the art of dying … Continue reading

Posted in competition, cross country, evangelical Christianity, track and field | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The question of whether we are getting better in the long run

By Christopher Cudworth At the age of 9 there is nothing more that I wanted on earth than to make the cut with the Local 285 baseball team on which my older brother had played. Tryouts went well enough, but when … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A love/hate relationship with track & field

By Christopher Cudworth Sometimes you don’t choose a sport, it chooses you. Such was the case with track & field. As a kid the track was a strange and foreign environment, mostly because we all ran on cinders years ago. … Continue reading

Posted in Tarsnakes, We Run and Ride Every Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Running with Martin Luther King, Jr.

Race relations remain an uncomfortable topic in America. Our first black President promised to make things easier, but in many ways that promise cannot be fulfilled by one man or one change in the political landscape. It takes all of … Continue reading

Posted in We Run and Ride Every Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do trophies really mean anything?

If you have ever won a trophy for any reason, you know the feeling of success in having earned recognition for your efforts. First trophies I don’t remember my first trophy, but it might have been for winning a prestigious … Continue reading

Posted in We Run and Ride Every Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment