Monthly Archives: August 2014

Don’t run, you might get hurt

I had a couple stop me on the stairs today. He said he wanted to ask two questions.

1) how old are you?
63, soon to be 64

2) have you ever fell?
yes I have, a few times

To that he said. “you shouldn’t do it then, you may get hurt”

I thought a moment and told him this. “I have lived THAT WAY, most of my life. I don’t want to live that way”

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Yohance ran with me….

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I asked him if he would do a short symbolic run up the paved road. He is a very encouraging young man. What an honor, for me, to get to run with him.

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Danielle was very encouraging

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I was sitting in the visitor center. This young lady came up and said “are you overheated sir?” I was pretty tired.

Her concern for someone she knew nothing about, was inspiring to me.

I asked her husband if he minded the picture. He did not mind at all.

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Dennis & his mom Jackie.

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Dennis spoke to me a couple of years ago. These folks are so awesome.

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3 trail runners

I just witnessed 3 awesome and very fit trail runners heading down the mountain.

Friends of Troy Blackman.

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Mr. DelGrosso

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He had an alzheimers connection

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Mr. Sourant….

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We spoke for the second time today. We spoke before I left for California last year.

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The Turner family

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Chuck is blind…getting ready to do the Appalachian Trail

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What an honor for me…..wow

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Troy Blackman…trailrunner

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He is an awesome young man. Very kind and encouraging.

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