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Eleven Years and Still Riding!

The bicycle is a wonderful marriage between (hu)man and machine.  Of course, it helps to have pavement roads to minimize friction, but it still amazes me that you can, using your own energy, travel 75 miles in a day.  This … Continue reading

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A Tribute to My Mother

I delivered this eulogy at my mother’s memorial service on February 7, 2009. Tribute to Doris O’Rourke It’s an honor to pay tribute to my mother Doris today, and to celebrate her life.  I’m grateful to my siblings for the … Continue reading

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