Tag Archives: commuting

Divvy up that commute, would ya?

  I’d like to share a couple things about commuting to Chicago. My goal is to make it efficient to get to and from my home to the office in the city where I work a new gig as a … Continue reading

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There are times when it does not pay to run for it

The suit was now soaked through completely. The rain had never let up. In fact it was blowing in sheets and whirling in visible downpours out of the sky. Litter and city detritus was tumbling down the rain-filled gutters of Michigan Avenue. But I kept on running. Continue reading

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We run and ride where zombies are behind the wheel

By Christopher Cudworth Gaper’s block. Rubbernecking. Whether you call it rubbernecking or  gaper’s block, the fact that traffic can back up for miles on an expressway or other road because people slow down to look at a seeming tragedy  is … Continue reading

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Beware the Englishman, the tarsnake of bonk and the wall

As competitive runners, my best friend and I were always pounding each other in training. Seldom did a run proceed at less than 6:00 pace. We learned that habit in an era when everyone ran fast all the time. Intensity … Continue reading

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