Posts by Category: Mind

Sick

Sick

[Eight years ago I began publishing work at Belgium Knee Warmers. My book “Why We Ride” did a great job of pulling the greatest hits out of that material and into a single collection. ...

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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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