Tag Archives: love

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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A sweet season heats up

This is the fourth in a series of articles about the Sweet Season of 1978, my college senior year when our Luther College team placed second in the nation in NCAA Division III cross country. Volume one •  Volume two •  Volume … Continue reading

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Presence of mind

A few years back, I stopped painting because the process was no longer satisfying or enjoyable. That break lasted a few years. The most that I’d do was create birthday cards in watercolor, or knock out a realistic commission or … Continue reading

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Bicycling Magazine and the hard road of naiveté

By Christopher Cudworth The City of Chicago is a beautiful place to live and train in the summer months. I lived with a running friend and best buddy at 1764 N. Clark, right in the heart of Old Town facing … Continue reading

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Life is better when you love to run or ride

By Christopher Cudworth She told me “Baby, when you race today Just take along my love with you And if you knew how much I loved you Baby nothing could go wrong with you” –The Beach Boys Have you ever … Continue reading

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The right kind of pride

Proverbs 16:18  Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.  We are so accustomed to being lectured about the perils of pride, that when genuine pride comes along it can be hard to recognize its virtue. Our academic … Continue reading

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