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sunday reading

sunday reading

Some long and/or interesting articles to read on a Sunday afternoon . . . Enjoy! The watchman: Inside a shop where time stands still, an 89 year old keeps NYC ticking Wiltshire house rivalled Stonehenge as a hub for ancient Britons Why Ernest Hemingway was Probably...

Screen time linked to weaker bones in teen boys

Screen time linked to weaker bones in teen boys

(Reuters Health) – Teenaged boys who spend too many hours in front of the computer or television without participating in enough weight-bearing exercise could develop weaker bones as they age, a small Norwegian study suggests. Childhood and the teen years are critical...

College Soccer Days

College Soccer Days

When I was a senior in high school, I had an idea that I wanted to play soccer in college. Well . . . a small school in Iowa (Marycrest College) awarded me a full academic scholarship, so I accepted and played there for an injury-filled year I will never forget....

Lincoln Half Marathon

Lincoln Half Marathon

Well, today's race didn't go as planned. I finished the Lincoln Half Marathon in a surprising 2:35 (nearly 45 minutes slower than my previous best time). The first two or three miles were good enough, but then I began having chills, feeling nauseous, and having...

Home From China

Home From China

Well, after a long trip with a few complications (2.5 hour weather delay before taking off, ill passenger on the plane, missed connection in Chicago, lost luggage), I finally made it home late Monday night. I compiled two different summaries of the trip and put them...

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