Tag Archives: struggles

“I just don’t want a poor person”

“These are people that are great, brilliant business minds. That’s what we need. That’s what we have to have. So the world doesn’t take advantage. We can’t have the world taking advantage of us anymore. I love all people. It … Continue reading

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Riding and living through the pain

“Life is hard. After all, it kills you.” –  Katharine Hepburn Suffering on bicycle is a point of pride for many cyclist, me included. Pedaling on a flat, windless, 70 degree day is easy, anyone can do that. But the … Continue reading

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Biting off more than we can chew

“Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.” – Ella Williams For a guy my size and age I am a good road cyclist. Over the course of the last ten years or so I have probably ridden 60,000 … Continue reading

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Black clouds on the horizon

I led a discussion on a book recently with a group that I am a member of. It is a small gathering of about 15 or 25 people with an average age of 75 or so (I am one of the youngsters). There is a lot … Continue reading

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Banging our heads

For the last three years a female cardinal (yes I know the difference) has journeyed to our home late January through mid March. I realize this doesn’t sound very interesting but what she does during the day, everyday is. This … Continue reading

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30 miles into the wind

My wife and I rode our bicycles last evening. It was a glorious afternoon with soft billowy clouds shielding the harsh heat of sun and low humidity, postcard perfect except for…..wind. Though I don’t understand it here is the physics … Continue reading

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