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Bicycle Epiphany

I’ve just returned from a week in Amsterdam where I immersed myself in the bicycle culture. From the moment I got on the heavy, matte black bike with a comfortable seat and upright handle bars, I felt at home. But … Continue reading

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Grief Lifeline

He held a coiled manila line in his hands with what looked like leather reinforcement for twenty inches or so… “No, it’s not leather,” he said, “it’s a rubber hose.” But my comment reminded him of the small dinghy hanging … Continue reading

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The Dangling Conversation

There are conversation starters and conversation stoppers…delightful openings that have everyone vying for vocal position¬† and dark explorations that have everyone staring into their drinks. I’ve been thinking about a conversation stopper for weeks now and I’m beginning to think … Continue reading

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