Head of the Charles

At 5:30 a.m. tomorrow, a plane will be leaving to take the boys to the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston.

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 The biggest regatta in the world. 

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Wow.

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Our son will be on that plane! 

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But, he’s an alternate. He probably won’t be rowing — 

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unless something happens to one of the 8 members of the varsity crew boat. 

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It wouldn’t be wrong of me to blame it on that leg injury, his freshman year, 

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and how it shaved a year off of his training. 

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But the truth is — those varsity 8 guys are good. 

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He made 9th.

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He said, “At least I don’t have to worry about rowing, and I can just enjoy the race….” 

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