I worked and played as hard as I could. The scene was the lake, where a canoe strengthened my arms on windy days, and fortified my determination.
Without an ACL, even fireworks offer a challenge to move out of the cinder and ash trajectory ,Â ust in the nick of time, and navigating the landscape at night, always resilts in unsteady footing.
Each day brought new and improved aches and pains. This, I found remarkable. Â Back, jolts of lightning ping-ponging around my left knee.
But nature seemed to consistently remind me to be still and relax.