10 February 2013

Old things becoming new things...


A few days before I got the bad news, I had made arrangements to go check something out. I had been feeling discouraged about running and thought maybe a little change-up might help.

The checking-out happened on Saturday morning. I was so fortunate that it was gorgeous out instead of cold and windy and rainy...


 Sunrise and San Quentin Penitentiary

I had opted to go for a ride in the coach's launch and talk with the coach about the team instead of hopping in a boat. I must confess, the moment I pulled up into the parking lot I started quivering with excitement. While I was glad I had chosen to not row that morning, my appetite was whetted. 

A little morning choppiness out on the SF Bay...


 ...but pretty glassy down by the inlet.

I can't wait until Wednesday.

I'm going to row.

At least, I'm going to try it.




14 comments:

  1. Yay! You're going to row! This is awesome Marjorie. Gosh, you just keep going...I love this about you. Can't wait to hear about it.

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  2. Hey Amanda, it is called "taking it on", not "being smart"!!!! But hey we are humans and don't have nine lives like cats, right xl????

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  3. Good for you! It's great that you have a killer activity like that to fall back on. I hope it rocks your world.

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  4. Ah yes-- good for you! This makes me happy.

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  5. Many positive thoughts for you as you rejoin this part of your past with your current status and your future. ((HUGS))

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  6. I have always wanted to try rowing! I'm really happy for you. Can't wait to hear the reports.

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  7. Rowing is calling you for sure.

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  8. Ha! I sense some excitement ;) Have a great row!!

    Rowing men have amazing arms. I'm finding that thought quite distracting.

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  9. Yay! That is SO awesome! Can't wait to hear all about it!

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  10. So happy for you! I think this is fantastic

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  11. Yeah girl!! You go row! Thinking about you and so very happy for you!!

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