Category Archives: Musings

Independence Day

I think President Coolidge’s speech 90 years ago provides one of the best summations of what’s celebrated today. One of the best quotes: About the Declaration there is a finality that is exceedingly restful. It is often asserted that the … Continue reading

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Sing us a song…

It’s amazing the tangents your mind goes off on on some of these longer rides. Some of them can be fueled by the music that happens to come up in the queue. The other day when I was climbing to … Continue reading

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A weekend of juggling…

The challenge of racing with my life is trying to get everything in. On the books for this weekend I had a long run and a brick. On top of that, I do actually try to have a life outside … Continue reading

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Living in Colorado…

Arguably the best things about living in Colorado are the opportunities afforded to you on a daily basis. Take today, for instance. Buddy I run with at lunch a few days each week had to bail on me today. Since … Continue reading

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The blog lives…

Believe it or not, I still blog occasionally. Okay, so VERY occasionally for the last year or two. I’ve been meaning to get back into it beyond the once-in-a-blue-moon race report. Let’e see how long this one lasts. In the … Continue reading

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Of Simple Pleasures…

When one starts getting overly caught up in work and other stuff, it is so simple to lose sight of the simple pleasures in life. Today a buddy of mine said he’d like to knock out an easy ride this … Continue reading

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Random thought…

…that a friend and I had while waiting for the new Harry Potter to start at midnight on Tuesday night (there’s a reason I don’t go to those showings anymore): do you realize it’s been nearly 8 years since the … Continue reading

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At Coors Field…

…following the game (which was a damn good one, too), waiting for the fireworks. On the jumbotron they have an advisory about loud noises and such. You know, just once I’d like them to say “fireworks go BOOM” and leave … Continue reading

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Random Interviewness

One of the blogs I regularly read and comment on (FAR less regularly) is Steve’s. His blog is a great read, albeit oftentimes disturbing. A while back he posted one of those interview-type posts. Silly me, I said he could … Continue reading

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Heh…

There are some people I know in Boulder who are going to be incredibly depressed over this story: Frequent or long-term marijuana use may raise a man’s risk of testicular cancer, American research suggests. The study of 369 men, published … Continue reading

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