Tag Archives: growing bolder

Don’t worry, you’ll get there

When we’re young, it can be amusing to consider the vexations of older people. The flourish of youth enables this attitude. It’s hard to imagine that you’ll someday face your own symptoms of aging. But it happens fast when it … Continue reading

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YOU’VE AGED. NO KIDDING.

This past weekend was hectic. Saturday morning saw an hour run on the river trail in Naperville. Thanks to all the weight work the last two weeks the left knee injury I sustained by hurdling an orange cone during a race … Continue reading

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With respect to age

If you’re seventeen and sick of your parents ragging on you about homework and staying out too late, it’s not likely you’ll spend much time worrying about what it will be like when you’re older. Especially much, much older. We … Continue reading

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The dangers in acting your age

Occasionally people will remark that I don’t look my age. While I appreciate the supposed kind intent of such comments, it also makes me wonder sometimes what they really mean. What would it mean to them if I did look my age? … Continue reading

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From running to riding, Tom Burridge excels through the ages

By Christopher Cudworth It is important to relate the following anecdote shared by Tom Burridge about a recent cycling experience. “I was entered in a cycling criterium and did not do a proper warmup,” he chuckles. “So the first five … Continue reading

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Running at the speed of life should not mean you leave your past behind

by Christopher Cudworth In the television show LOST, all the main characters learned through hard experience that the past really can catch up to you. The mind-bending mixture of time travel juxtaposed with the consequences of short-term choices made plenty … Continue reading

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What it really means to compete

Competition is good or all of us. Whether we want to admit it or not, competition forces us to reckon with who we really are. What we care about. How hard we’re willing to try to get what we want … Continue reading

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