i ran the ole man river 30th anniversary 5k yesterday, and i could feel alexander cheering for me, and screaming for me to keep going. because i would never want to disappoint him, because he's my little brother, i kept running, even when i wanted to walk.
well, thank you alexander, because you helped push me to a new personal record. i finished in 29:49.3 chip time, or 30:16.8 gun time. i wasn't exactly at the head of the pack, but it landed me 9th in my 30-34 age group, with an average 9:46 mile.
xander finally got to watch me race. he may have teased and tormented me relentlessly for so many years, but i love him still. I always will.