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Thoughts on 10 Years of Bicycling (Or Am I Still a Cyclist?)

Thoughts on 10 Years of Bicycling (Or Am I Still a Cyclist?)
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It was 10 years ago this summer that I got my first road bike, a Bianchi Eros I bought at Gran Fondo in Nashville on the urging of my good friend, Daniel. I started like a like a lot of…

Who Do You Never See? A Christmas Story

Who Do You Never See? A Christmas Story
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[Listen to a reading of this story by Joe and Keri Pagetta above, or on SOUNDCLOUD] [If you enjoyed this story, and I hope you do, please consider donating what you can to theĀ Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville Emergency Response…

Meeting Merton Beside the Mall

Meeting Merton Beside the Mall
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(Note: 9.29.15 – There’s a renewed interest in Thomas Merton following Pope Francis’ speech before congress last week. He was even trending on Facebook. My own relationship with Merton began several years ago during a silent retreat in Nashville. I…

Memories of Monte Grappa

Memories of Monte Grappa
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The 19th stage of this year’s Giro D’Italia is a time trial from Bassano del Grappa to Monte Grappa (elevation 1,775 m / 5,823 ft). I climbed Monte Grappa in 2011 as part of my stay at the Italian Cycling…