Tag Archives: homosexuality

How much can one hat say about you?

Last winter a friend advocating for gay rights through our church offered me a rainbow cap. It turned out the thing was comfortable, not cheaply made, and I wear it quite a few places. It keeps my head warm. But … Continue reading

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Sweet Season: Bringing it all home

Volume one •  Volume two •  Volume three • Volume Four • Volume five  Volume six   Volume seven Going into the last meet of the 1978 season, we felt as if we were still capable of doing big things at nationals. Our highest team … Continue reading

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Head for love

Of all the mysterious forces in the universe, the light side, the dark side, the power of hope and the drag of fear, there is no greater force than love. But what is love, exactly? Thousands of lines of popular … Continue reading

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Running, riding and swimming gaily through the world

At the conclusion of my happy little three-mile run in the new Newton shoes, I spied my friend and neighbor Ray walking into his father’s house with his longtime companion Joseph. We’ve known each other 20 years now, Ray and … Continue reading

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Answer to the creepy question “Who’s following me?”

One of the keen realizations one should have as a male athlete is that we seldom have to worry about who’s following us on the roads or trails. The risks to men while out training are far smaller than those … Continue reading

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Enlightenment from the locker room

By Christopher Cudworth I’m a member of XSport Fitness clubs. The chain is based in three states and does a really nice job of keeping their clubs clean. Which is most appreciated, because another club in our area recently had … Continue reading

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According to Leviticus, those of us who run and ride are going to hell or die

By Christopher Cudworth And here we thought running and riding was all so innocent, even spiritually enlightening. It turns out your favorite activities are actually the root of all evil. It says so right in the Bible. Especially Leviticus, where … Continue reading

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When it comes to running and riding, everyone is gay

What else should I be? All apologies What else could I say? Everyone is gay What else should I write? I don’t have the right What else should I be? All apologies –Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, “All Apologies” A longtime friend … Continue reading

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