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Mortal soles

Last evening we made the decision to allow our cat Wanda go to a peaceful end. At fourteen years old, some of her vital systems were failing. It would not do to see her suffer through weeks of difficulty. Our … Continue reading

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One of the most inspiring cyclists I barely know

I started this blog in the fall of 2012. Within a week or two of posting the first piece, I noticed a woman riding up the block where I lived in Batavia at the time. She wore a visor, no helmet, a … Continue reading

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What the death of Michigan cyclists can teach us

I’ve waited a few days to think through the meaning of the death and injuries among a group of cyclists in Michigan. By now social media has essentially had its say and will go back to looking for the next … Continue reading

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The secret to love what you’re doing when you run, ride and swim

Motivation is the power source of all performance. Without motivation, there is no will to work. Without the will to work, there is no progress. Without progress, there is no achievement. And without the potential for achievement, there is no real … Continue reading

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Still a jogger and a Fred in the pool

To whit, terminology can be harsh. Calling someone a “jogger” when they consider themselves a runner is a cold, hard, reality check. In this day and age, you hardly hear the term jogger at all. It’s considered impolite. No matter … Continue reading

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If a Runner, a Cyclist, a Swimmer and a Triathlete were running for President

Welcome to the Presidential debate hosted by the WTF Network. Tonight’s debate will feature our four leading candidates are all known for their respective sports. We have a Runner, A Cyclist, a Swimmer and a Triathlete at their respective podiums … Continue reading

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Just keep going

Toward the end of my swim workout yesterday it occurred to me with some surprise that at the end of my 7th 100-meter repeat I was not yet tired. This was a revelation of sorts. Up until this point in … Continue reading

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So this liberal, a conservative and a libertarian go for a bike ride…

By Christopher Cudworth The Saturday morning group ride was a great tradition in South Wendon. Up to 40 riders showed up at 7:00 a.m. each week. That meant for fast-paced rides from April through September. But on a cold October … Continue reading

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I’m going to get Nicholas Cage to star in a movie about my running and riding career

By Christopher Cudworth If I got hair implants I’d look just like Nicholas Cage. That makes me think the resemblance might work perfectly in the opposite direction. And that’s why I’m going to write a screenplay about my life as … Continue reading

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Keys to understanding

By Christopher Cudworth My brother has been using our 2000 Chevy Impala for a few months and he likes the car, so we got together last night to talk about transferring the title and taking over the insurance. He walked up … Continue reading

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