Today was the Runner’s World Half Marathon, which was my first “official” Half Marathon. I went into the race with certain expectations, but most of all I tried not to get all stressed out about having to finish with a certain time. The race was not an easy course by any stretch of the imagination as you can see by the below: Continue reading →
Today I turn 55 and I have dreaded this birthday more than I have any other!
However, now that it is here it is really not a big deal.
The world didn’t end, my body didn’t fall totally apart. The number itself is just that a number and it sure as hell beats the alternative – dead. So I have had a great day so far, by going for a 3.5 mile hike over at Messalonskee Stream Trail, with Mary and Bennie. Relaxing around the house and writing this post.
I have also been humbled by the number of happy birthday wishes from everyone today.
Someone asked me – What are the biggest things that have I learned in the last 55 years?