Tag Archives: Donald Trump

A long, strange trip with drinking alcohol

If you’d rather hear me share this blog in a Podcast, give the Spotify link a tap. One of my favorite drinks is a simple Jack and Coke. It doesn’t take much to mix one up. Just pour the whisky … Continue reading

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The wrong kind of Tick Tock

Here’s something I can say without remorse or equivocation. I hate ticks. Regular old dog ticks are bad enough. They find their way onto my socks and pants in the fields and make their way up my body until something … Continue reading

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Sometimes it takes patience to show patriotism

A few years back while hammering up a long stretch of road in rural Kane County, Illinois, I glanced over to see a barn decorating in Americana style. I’d been by it plenty of times before, but decided to take … Continue reading

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On poaching, road rage and political consequences

Yesterday while out birding on a country road west of our home, I turned the corner where the asphalt surface turns to gravel and spied a pile of Canada geese scattered in the snow. Some hunter must have exceeded the … Continue reading

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Aren’t you sick of all this garbage?

I went for an odd run yesterday. It was windy as heck, for one thing. So my early pace of 10:00 per mile did not increase much over the first two miles. Then I turned into a neighborhood where a … Continue reading

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Are each of us irrelevant on a global stage? Not at all.

This weekend while perusing Facebook I commented on an MSN story and the observation drew more than 270 replies, including one that stated, “Christopher Cudworth you are irrelevant on the world political stage.” On the surface, that made me chuckle … Continue reading

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Would you be inspired to compete for Coach Trump?

Many of us get our start playing organized sports during elementary school years when we first turn out for team sports such as baseball, soccer, hockey or football. That is also the first time in life that we encounter the … Continue reading

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Lessons on Coronavirus from a Starbucks run

After delivering our pup to doggy daycare this morning, I stopped at the Starbucks a mile away and found it was closed. I was open earlier this week when I picked up drinks to bring back home for my wife … Continue reading

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The glory days are not always what you think they are

I got my gripe session about the travails of 2019 out of the way yesterday. Now it’s time to look ahead to 2020. Let’s spare each other the obvious cliches about “vision” and “seeing clearly.” I’m sure we’ll find plenty … Continue reading

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There has to be a cure for the current state of things

Coming off a week of taking powerful antibiotics to combat sub-lingual infection from a compromised tooth, I knew there was a risk that the balance of my good gut bacteria might be equally compromised. And sure enough, about six days … Continue reading

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