But still, every day, there are a few moments when it just seems like TOO MUCH.
So I tell myself this: Anything can happen today.
"I know," I say. "I don't like mornings either."
Chase goes first!
I climb out on a ledge 3 stories above the street. Heels in the air, I clutch the harness with both hands.
|It's hard to say no|
when kids are watching!
I wish the building were taller!
Rocco gives us a lesson on the "fish ladder," a lock system that lets river life swim upstream over the waterfall.
Hey, learn something new every day...
But even when I'm not moving, anything continues to happen. Every day, I spy someone doing something amazing--
|Check the t-shirt...|
Click to enlarge!
And in the far reaches of Vermont, Baby Brennan starts to CRAWL! Well, sort of. (We're not picky on this blog!)
This morning isn't like every other day. I wake up eagerly. My Genium beeps without protest. I prop my crutches against the wall.
It's Mother's Day, and Mom and I are stepping back into a tradition we left behind in 2010. Anything is going to happen. We are doing a 5K -- Race for the Cure!
|Zita cheers us on at|
We stop once to rest my leg, twice for photos.
It takes us 1 hour and 37 minutes to cross the finish line, but this year any time is our new personal best!
When the morning is over, we've covered more than 4 miles together! Like so many moments these days, it's both an ending and a beginning.
There's no telling what tomorrow will bring. So far, it looks like a normal workday.
A day like every other.
But you just never know.