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Weekend rides

In a little over a month, I’ll be heading out on the open road with my daughter Kait for a 2,600-mile cycling adventure. The only way to prepare for such an undertaking is to get out and bike, bike, bike--the best preparation for cycling is cycling. But it’s not just...

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I just watched one of my favorite films, Cast Away. I enjoy the middle portion of the film, when Tom Hanks’s character is alone on a desert island. Yes, he’s with Wilson– but the film, at this point, focuses on how he can survive in solitude. He doesn’t handle...

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