Tag Archives: John Lennon

Feeling for a friend

Perhaps you know someone with depression. I know I do. A friend just walked in the door of the coffee shop where I’m writing this morning, and I could tell in an instant he was in the midst of a … Continue reading

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Rocking and rolling on the Cleveland bandwagon

For Father’s Day, I spent a weekend in Cleveland with my son and had a really great time. We visited the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Basically, the entire museum is a giant admission that without the creativity and genius … Continue reading

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Sorry, John Wayne shooting cyclists is not really funny

So, a “friend” on Facebook posted this video with the comment, “I don’t care who you are…this is funny.” So I watched it. And it wasn’t funny to me. Not after having watched several of my cycling friends this summer … Continue reading

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Achieving a state of bliss when you run and ride

By Christopher Cudworth Definition: Bliss 1. Extreme happiness; ecstasy. 2. The ecstasy of salvation; spiritual joy. For point of reference in terms of achieving a state of bliss from running and riding it is perhaps necessary to step outside the confines of … Continue reading

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Hardly a day goes by

By Christopher Cudworth May is Mental Health Month and this week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Like all workaday weeks, it begins on a Monday of course. So here’s a thought. For those with anxiety, every day feels like a Monday. It’s a constant dread and wonder … Continue reading

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Run, it’s cheaper than therapy, and you can beat the Blue Meanies

By Christopher Cudworth As a nail-biting and moody kid from the get-go, I can relate to anyone and everyone who deals with anxiety and depression. Having a physical release can be vital to those who experience the very real challenges … Continue reading

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50 Fun and Insightful Things I Learned While Running and Riding in New York City

By Christopher Cudworth #50. Citi Bikes are not fast, but they are fun. #49. Renting a Citi Bike costs $9.00 for 24 hours, but you can buy a season pass for $70 and save a bunch of money. #48. There … Continue reading

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Not going nowhere

By Christopher Cudworth For SA One simply must love a double negative. The phrase “I’m not going nowhere” for example, actually means the opposite of what we normally intend it to say. Because if you’re not going nowhere, you’re going … Continue reading

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Chain reactions

By Christopher Cudworth Chain reactions Cyclists know there is no more important component on the bike than the bike chain. Along with the crankset it is the primary device that propels you. A rusted chain slows you down. A busted … Continue reading

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Running, riding and the fine art of creatively bitching up a storm.

By Christopher Cudworth Not every run and ride is a soul-lifting testament to the joys of running and riding. Some days just feel like crap physically, and other days your mind just isn’t into it. It seems sometimes that no … Continue reading

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