Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

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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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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I’m going to get Nicholas Cage to star in a movie about my running and riding career

By Christopher Cudworth If I got hair implants I’d look just like Nicholas Cage. That makes me think the resemblance might work perfectly in the opposite direction. And that’s why I’m going to write a screenplay about my life as … 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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Are people who run and ride canaries in a coalmine on global warming?

On the run (or ride) from global climate change As a worldwide scientific consensus on the issue of global warming continues to build, the community of ideological naysayers who think the earth is simply too big to be impacted by … Continue reading

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Riding the storm out

By Christopher Cudworth Guy’s Weekend It has been a long time since I last participated in the vaunted tradition known as “Guys Weekend.” In fact I’ve never, ever really been on a guy’s weekend. Not by name, anyway. Not where … Continue reading

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Are we really surprised about the Boston Marathon bombings?

By Christopher Cudworth It’s horrid. It’s tragic. One cannot really take it in as yet no matter how many online videos there are, or how many heroes rushed to the aid of others. Those stories will unfold. There will be … Continue reading

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Keep On Running says it all in song, almost

By Christopher Cudworth One must always be wary of how you read–or do not understand–the lyrics of a song, lest you get the message altogether wrong. Recent history (the last 40 years or so) offers up so many examples of … Continue reading

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Concealed carry laws open new roads for cyclists and runners

By Christopher Cudworth Before anyone gets all hot and sweaty about what they’re about to read, know that I am not against the right to own guns. I respect the Second Amendment like every other aspect of our Constitution. But … Continue reading

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