Posts by Category: Mind

Spirituality

Spirituality

I turned off the road behind the grocery store and into the woods. The light was dying, ebbing away between the trees, and the roots and rocks of the trail blended into one brown-gray mess. I ...

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The Noise of the Wind

The Noise of the Wind

I’d been riding the Rocky Mountains for weeks, long enough to have acclimated to riding at 7000 feet. Despite the late June date, the mornings were cool as falling leaves and visible ...

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Friday Group Ride #282

Friday Group Ride #282

My wife sent me a TED Talk to watch. I watched the first 5 or 6 minutes and then shut it off. I hate TED Talks. They are, in my mind, the pseudo-intellectual equivalent of fringe-web click bait. ...

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The Return of the Explainer

The Return of the Explainer

(Not Lance Armstrong.) Ever hear the one about the respected journalist in Wyoming who got laid off the same day he was diagnosed with cancer? The punchline is that instead of dying, he opened a ...

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Friday Group Ride #281

Friday Group Ride #281

Forget jetpacks. Humans do a crappy enough job navigating in 2D space. Add another dimension and it would just be carnage raining from sky. When the future arrives, I sincerely hope crappy ...

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Laspocalypse

Laspocalypse

In his magnum opus, “The Stand,” Steven King tells a story of a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by a manmade flu in which people self-select into two one of two populations, either ...

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