Author Archives: Mark Still

About Mark Still

Father, husband, occasional triathlete, bicycle gear junkie, bike racer (only in my mind, in reality I just like to ride road bikes), coffee roaster and espresso, whiskey, and whisky enjoyer.

Am I gone already?

It’s New Year’s Eve 2016. We have a day of food and football planned. Melissa went first for the shower. As my turn approached, I walked through the bathroom into our closet, emerging moments later in only my underwear and … Continue reading

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Underestimated Glory

We’re not so wise when we’re young but that is our opportunity to learn and grow. My cousin Al is one of many who helped me see the light that experience can be if only we aren’t too dim to learn the lessons. Continue reading

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Know the Signs … of a good ride

I recently heard a commercial about the warning signs of a stroke. Certainly a serious matter and, having known people who’ve had strokes, I’m happy to have some tips to help me remain vigilant. I have to admit though that … Continue reading

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Kreme Delite Krusher Ride Tips

About the KDK: for those who don’t ride road bikes, this won’t make much sense. For those who ride but know not of the KDK, listen up. The KDK is the best ride ever ATMO but the tips apply to … Continue reading

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Swim

I’ve used this picture before but it’s the only one of the creek* I have handy so forgive me for using it again. Also, it has my dad in it so I like it. A few years after this picture was … Continue reading

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Reflection

Sunday, March 6th Lately, I’ve been reflecting on decisions I’ve made and thinking about how to move forward. Today in particular was full of reflection. A new job late last year and a long stretch of 14+ hour days, 6 … Continue reading

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Chances

It’s good to take chances. In my younger days, I took them all the time in my professional life. By and large, with each chance taken, I became a better, happier person professionally. Eventually, one of those chances didn’t work … Continue reading

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