Originally posted on <a href="https://brightonbicycleclub.wordpress.com/2014/08/05/bicycle-boy-grows-up-to-big-business">brighton bicycle club</a>:<br />Charles F. Williams, who in 1910 was elected the head of Western & Southern Life Insurance Company in Cincinnati, was a member of the Porkopolis Wheelmen and made several century runs (100 mile rides) in his day. He was elected Secretary of the Associated Cyclers Clubhouse in 1896. He had an impressive collection of artwork, which included works by Sargent, Duveneck, and Van Dyke (among many others). It was…
Our families are supposed to model how we build intimacy. But they also model how we feel alone: our experience of loneliness in our families becomes a proxy for the way we feel lonesome in the world. via The Sunday Rumpus Essay: What Do You Bring Pauline? – The Rumpus.net.
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In fact, I’m not an atheist—I’m a scientist. Atheism is the belief that there is no god, and you declare there is no god: “Come, my fellow atheists, let us march together and conquer those idiots who think there is a god—all these other tribes. We’re going to prevail.” I would even say I’m agnostic because I’m a scientist. Being an agnostic means saying, dogmatically, that we will never be able to know, so give […]
Some advice from Bob Newhart that my friend Ann just gave me, in re: worrying about my writing —
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