Posted by Jack @ 12:54 am on August 29th 2012

But Not Today

A few years ago I was suprised by my father’s suddenly developed comfort with technology, as evidenced by his use of phone texting well before I adopted it. Perhaps worthy of greater surprise: today he sent me a pic of himself atop Mount Lincoln. Which is a fourteener. He did three of them that day, bringing his personal record to 12 ascents of 14,000 foot peaks. He turns 70 next year.

He said: “Someday before long I will have to stop doing this. But Not Today.” Emphatically.

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  1. Whereas I’m forty, and this morning I got winded squatting down to check the clock on my DVD player.

    Healthy old people piss me off.

    Comment by Rojas — 8/29/2012 @ 8:44 am

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