Tag Archives: writing

50 Years of Running: Chicago Time

I have an embarrassing confession to make about starting the job with Van Kampen Merritt in the late summer of 1980. On the first day of work, I was scheduled to show up at 208 S. LaSalle, the office headquarters … Continue reading

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The smell of asphalt

Yesterday while working at home the air inside our house started to smell something like mothballs. I walked around trying to figure out where the smell was coming from. Then my wife told me, “It’s the pavers doing the driveway … 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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