Monthly Archives: May 2008

Good Day Yesterday

Two things made yesterday one of those really rare, perfect days. Sixth Grade Graduation First, a little boasting. Purely for context, mind you. My twelve-year-old son is in the gifted student ...

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My Race Plan for This Afternoon

This afternoon, after work, I plan to pay $38.00 to race in the Third Annual Stan Crane Memorial XC Race. This race was supposed to be last Saturday, but was postponed due to a whole lot of rain ...

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Should I Write a Book?

Last week, a literary agent contacted me, encouraging me to develop a proposal for a book. And I admit, I’m really interested in the idea. I’ve been turning the following question ...

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“How's Susan Doing?”

Ever since Susan’s cancer came back a little over a year ago (was it really that recently? Seems like we’ve been living with it much, much longer.), the simplest question in the world ...

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Bad Luck, Good Luck

Sometimes, it seems like riding with your buddies just isn’t meant to be. Like yesterday. I planned on riding with Dug and Brad around lunchtime. Singlespeeds, across the street from the ...

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The Triathalon is SO On.

A couple weeks ago — just before the brain tumor bombshell hit — I posted that I was going to host a “Triathalon” consisting of events that I like: mountain biking, road ...

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Desperate Measures

There was a terrifying period between when Susan first started having symptoms due to the tumors growing in her brain and when we finally knew what those symptoms meant. During that period, I ...

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