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Those moments when you realize you’re alive

This morning while walking the dog before dawn, I had one of those moments where the mind suddenly snaps to attention in a way that makes you realize you’re still alive. So much of life is getting through the moments … Continue reading

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This is your moment

Yesterday while having dental work done, it occurred to me how few people in this world actually live and work in the moment. So let me describe the scene yesterday. The dentist I visit is a wonderful Muslim woman with … Continue reading

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In life and on the road you sometimes get only one shot at success

As a tiny little kid I recall the day my father called us all inside the house and ushered us upstairs to the attic where a tall window overlooked the back yard. “Now be quiet,” he told us. “I’m going … Continue reading

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Searching for completeness through running and riding

By Christopher Cudworth The notion of our lives being “complete” is tantalizing. We long for that feeling of peace that comes from having everything in order. How we want it. So that we can think. Be true to ourselves. Love … Continue reading

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What tarsnakes are trying to tell those who run and ride

Every time our county repaves a road, it is cause for celebration among those who run and ride. Gone are the dangerous cracks and rubbery tar snakes that take down cyclists and cause runners to roll ankles or experience the … Continue reading

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