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Figuring out Ferguson: What’s Next?

I’m trying to make sense of the Ferguson decision and realize sadly, there is no sense. I’ve put my faith in a system that failed to deliver. The memory of Michael Brown is now tarnished by injustice, and the violent, … Continue reading

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Graduates: Show Courage

It’s graduation season and with that, commencement speeches. Two recent speeches have resonated with me so far this spring. President Obama, addressing the Atlanta, Georgia- based Morehouse College, a historically all-black male school founded after the Civil War, invoked Dr. … Continue reading

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Birthday! Biking & Hiking!

To celebrate my birthday (5/5), I wanted to cycle the Covered Bridges of Bucks County, PA. , all preserved bridges built in the later part of the 19th century. We had cue sheets from organized rides and opted to try the … Continue reading

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From Training Wheels to Cleats: My Cycling Evolution

The driver of the small school bus ferrying young campers rolled down her window and yelled, “you’re not supposed to be on the road.” I was biking with my friend Randy one weekday morning through a suburban community in New … Continue reading

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