Carbutt crossed the Forth Bridge

Carbutt crossed the Forth Bridge (571 miles) at 4.17pm on the day after he had begun his attempt. It was a gingerly crossing. Some riders walk the bridge…

That’s the scene where the school principal

That’s the scene where the school principal suggests that Rocky would be better off in a. The story of Rocky and Rusty is absorbing from the very first,…

schools insist that all students are equal

I moved to the tiny West Texas art Mecca (population 2,100) in 2006. The house, an old adobe, required a massive renovation, which I embarked on, mismanaging the…

adding that she used high resolution photocopies

“The [Winnipeg] fans are crazy! I hope to one day go to a game in Winnipeg.”Winnipeg Jets fan Dave Gill, centre, at his last game in Anaheim in…

There is no substitute

Liberty. There is no substitute. Well, maybe this guy. It a familiar pattern that plays out every four years. But it applies to Canada, as well, in its…

Congratulations on the 65th anniversary of your liberation

The Houston Dash are a National Women’s Soccer League club that will begin play in April 2014 for the start of the league’s second season. The Dash are…

it still cracks me up whenever anyone

Man, it still cracks me up whenever anyone refers to that song as a Jersey anthem. Some more research, lyrics I written about Beverly Hills were changed to…

miss their children but they are not in a position

The families (especially, the parents) miss their children but they are not in a position to go to that foreign country and meet them. The families break up…

The rear sprocket is attached to the hub directly

The rear sprocket is attached to the hub directly (in the case of a fixed gear), or via a freewheel mechanism. The power from the front chainring is…

Almost every cycling cultist I know is a man

Almost every cycling cultist I know is a man approaching or past his mid point who is eating up the miles in the vain belief that it will…