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50 Years of Running: Moving meditation

When I landed the job as an editorial writer for the Daily Herald, nothing excited me more than producing weekly columns for publication in the newspaper. I’d first done a column back in 1980 when I was just out of … Continue reading

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50 Years of Running: The cold heart of a Chicago winter

Our landlord was a cheap bastard when it came to heating our building. At times, the inside temps sank to fifty degrees indoors. I’d struggle to keep painting or writing under those conditions. We complained, but it was no use. … Continue reading

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50 Years of Running: Ringing in 1983

After a sweet Christmas in Chicago with Linda, I returned to life in Paoli with an eye on starting the New Year the right way. A long run. “I ran a very relaxed but determined two hours today,” I wrote. … Continue reading

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Be careful what you give up for your running and riding

Many people love the sports they choose because of the experiences it brings them. To finish a marathon, half marathon or even a 5K can be a life-changing event. To ride a Century, hammer through a criterium or put your … Continue reading

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Sunday revelation: Hard to discern difference between riding and writing

Headed into church with my wife this morning, accompanied by my son Evan who is home from NYC, we paused to greet the pastors at the door to the sanctuary. “Good morning,” our associate Pastor (Rich) said to my son. … Continue reading

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