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Reflecting on 2020 and peering into 2021

If you read this blog, you know my politics. By every measure of American virtue–– be it traditional, progressive, conservative, or whatever–– 2020 was a red-letter shitshow. No one got what they wanted, which was freedom from the impact of … Continue reading

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Those days you wake up determined not to fail

By Christopher Cudworth The world’s greatest wisdom comes from sources as seemingly polarized opposites. We’re talking about the worlds of both scripture and science. For example, the Bible shares this gem about self-discipline. 1 Corinthians 9:24 [ The Need for Self-Discipline … Continue reading

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How do you grade yourself as an athlete?

Getting good grades is one of the ways we measure our success in life. “Making the grade” is also how we’re assessed in business and other pursuits as well. How do you grade yourself as an athlete? Most commonly we … Continue reading

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The tarsnake of self indulgence can help or hinder our running and riding

Whether you run or ride as your principal form of exercise or add swimming to do triathlons, the time involved to engage in training and racing can be considerable. If truth be told, there is a streak of selfishness that … Continue reading

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Are running and riding a self-indulgence?

A friend with whom I went to high school and college was living in his girlfriend’s house on Menominee Street in Chicago when I returned to the Midwest after a job in Philadelphia was terminated. It wasn’t just the job … Continue reading

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