Le Tour de Rants

Posted: July 22, 2017 at 2:01 pm

As I watched le Tour de France race through Marseille today, I felt a couple of rants coming on. But first a bit of background. In person, I have seen stages…

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My Mid-Life Crisis

Posted: September 25, 2015 at 9:55 am

  “Maybe you’re just going through a mid-life crisis.” It was February 2012. Having just taken a bite of my smoked duck breast and gizzards, I started choking. I sat in…

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The Great One

Posted: September 10, 2015 at 8:21 am

  In honor of Wayne Gretzky, the only player in the National Hockey League to wear, or who will ever wear number 99, my  upcoming book will have 99 chapters.…

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Snow Day

Posted: December 14, 2014 at 4:57 am

I woke up one Tuesday to a light dusting of snow, so light that it was not enough to completely cover the tiny gravel pieces of our terrasse, only filling…

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Welcome to Czechoslovakia

Posted: October 22, 2014 at 5:05 am

“Nick,” I said over a Belgian Mort Subite beer, “I have to go to Czechoslovakia next week. Sam wants me to scout around and find some bike routes, try the…

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