Posts by Category: Mind

Five Years

Five Years

When I launched Red Kite Prayer the plan, honestly, was to create an outlet for work that magazines weren’t interested in, and another source of income that I might enjoy a bit more control ...

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Friday Group Ride #224

Friday Group Ride #224

Asked how he’ll do in the race, the Euro Pro says, “I have trained well, and the sensations are good.” I read this bland, stilted statement over and over and think about what it ...

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Water Balloons

Water Balloons

As I rolled out for work this morning, the neighbor’s youngest, Lucas, came to the edge of the driveway, a devilish four-year-old grin on his face, in his hand a plump water balloon. He ...

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Friday Group Ride #222

Friday Group Ride #222

My 7-year-old, a very reluctant cyclist who INSISTED on training wheels until I finally pulled them off and stashed them in the garage, learned to ride his bike. To see him riding away from the ...

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Calling All Opinions

Calling All Opinions

It takes more than good intentions to make a great product. The instincts of a fortune teller are a good start, but failing a crystal ball, solid feedback from a trusted source is the way most ...

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Proximity

Proximity

A jerk of shoulders, a pinch of brakes and a fresh sense of wind down your back—disaster averted yet again. Why do we ride so tight? But then, there’s no need to ask. From physics to ...

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