Monthly Archives: June 2016

Finish the Ride

My brother lands on his feet.  Literally. He told me a story a few months ago about a time back in college at Michigan State, when he was riding his bike on campus.  He was riding FAST, since it’s a … Continue reading

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The rumors (some murmured and some announced from the stage), were never definitely confirmed.  They said that this might be the last one ever.  The organizers are burned out.  Ten years is enough.  It’s sad, but I also feel grateful for having been … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Eagle

This is a strong place. The air is clean and clear, with a scent of sticky cottonwood buds.  It hasn’t rained for a while.  Rings of yellow pollen encircle puddles.  A fine dust – rock ground to flour by distant … Continue reading

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