Tag Archives: liberalism

Missives from the playground

I was six years old when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. We were running around the playground at Willow Street Elementary when the news shot through the crowds of kids playing on the macadam. I remember standing there shocked … Continue reading

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I’m sixty years old today. And I was born this way.

My mother once told me that I was born at 7:00 in the morning. That fits. It is my time of day. So many mornings I have risen for workouts that started at 7:00 a.m, or earlier. It’s like being … Continue reading

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Riding for Peter Pumpkinhead

As I was riding out of town on the 15th of November, bathed in late afternoon sunshine and only slightly chilled by temps near sixty degrees, a feeling of gratitude swept over my soul. The ride was smooth even if … Continue reading

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Circumstance sometimes really can make the man or woman

Between the sophomore and junior year of my college experience, summer jobs were hard to find. The economy was sputtering in the late 1970s due to the centrifugal force of world politics and America’s sagging malaise coming off the exhaustion … Continue reading

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Running it up the old flagpole

Yesterday I walked past the flag display at our local hospital. The flags were standing straight out from the pole. “Bad cycling weather,” I thought to myself. Recently some friends participated in the Louisville Ironman. The swim is conducted in … Continue reading

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Why I never run from liberal instincts

By Christopher Cudworth As kids we played sports in the neighborhood and at the local pool. One of the key things I recall is that we always worked to make the teams fair. There would be arguments at times over who … Continue reading

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10 Things You Never Knew About Running, Riding and Swimming

You don’t know it, but at any moment in time you’re always upside down. The earth is just floating out there in space. Why do you think you’re right side up? It’s a farce! Step back 10000 miles from earth … Continue reading

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