There are 24 usable hours in every day.”
In 24 hours, I…– had breakfast with lynne -pitched my own tent -learned about the resiliance of the human body -read “life together” by bonhoeffer -walked around the grounds of the philadelphia art museum -gave directions (poorly) to 5 people -briefly served as a taxi stand -watched 4 different wedding parties take pictures -talked with 6 people on the phone -prepared 21 water bottles and 15 food packages -counted at least 42 couples on a date -watched an ambulance overheat and get towed -began knitting a blanket -cheered -learned about the limits of the human body -held one baby -journaled -read most of fahrenheit 451
-successfully looked (and felt) hot (warm) and gross enough to be mistaken for a race participant and given free food -asked for directions from 7 people -was asked by 3 of those people if i managed to find the starbucks (i didn’t) -didn’t get sunburned
-saw 2 GCC alumns -watched fireworks for an unknown celebration -learned to read a “leader board”
-attempted to master the art of the power-nap -made 3 new friends (for the day) -watched 5 separate races -washed 2 socks and 1 t-shirt -tore down my own tent -caught up on Harvest’s summer reading schedule
-welcomed sabrina across the finish line
In 24 hours, Sabrina…–ran 126.8 miles
I’ve never felt less accomplished or more proud at the end of a day.