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Tarsnakes, Trick or Treat and Bad Brakes

We got up to ride this past Saturday after a fun little Halloween Party in a restored barn with a Haunted House. We took part in plenty of food and drinks, and got home late. So I felt a little … Continue reading

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What if you knew this was the last workout you’d ever do?

Here comes Halloween, the night when thoughts of death and hauntings swirl around the minds of millions of people. As a Hallmark Holiday, it may not be taken all that seriously. But as a seasonal celebration with pagan and religious … Continue reading

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What’s scarier than Halloween?

This morning I listened to a Radiolab program comparing the Orson Welles radio broadcast War of the Worlds with the more contemporary (though barely) Blair Witch Project movie. The common premise of the two presentations was creating an environment in … Continue reading

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Come Halloween Night

I clearly recall the feel of the air that Halloween Night of 1972. Wandering with a group of friends through the town of Elburn, Illinois, half looking to get into some kind of trouble. But not really. None of us … Continue reading

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Two Cuties and a Scary Clown

Sue and I got up Saturday morning and ran thirty minutes with some hill strides at the end. Despite the strain of moving this week, my body did not feel terrible. That meant the Sycamore Pumpkin Run 10k was not … Continue reading

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10 Lessons from Halloween

It struck me during a 6-mile run this morning in increasing rain that today is indeed Halloween. I can recall many a fall evening on October 30 being excited about the next day’s promise. Often a conference cross country meet … Continue reading

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On Halloween and Until Death Do Us Parts

A few years back I tore my ACL playing soccer. The orthopedic surgeon discussed the options and told me I could either take out a slice of my patellar tendon and use that the replace my ACL or else use … Continue reading

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No Stranger To Fiction

By Christopher Cudworth As I lay on the hospital operating table with my body held down with two straps and my arms extended to either side as if being readied for crucifixion, the thought occurred to me that the events … Continue reading

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Now that would be scary. Running and riding through Halloween.

By Christopher Cudworth   I’m not much for the occult. Don’t believe in ghosts, zombies, goblins or the undead. It all seems fake to me.  But if I did believe in all that, the world really would be a scary … Continue reading

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