|The blooms in this tree almost make you forget it's winter. |
But the calendar says it is even if the temperatures don't.
These pictures, from Pear Tree Cemetery down Onemo, were taken a few weeks back after I'd just completed my first ever four-mile run. I parked my car at nearby Bethel Beach and ran two miles out and back.
Although I ran a lot in high school
Over the past couple of weeks I've increased my mileage to five on a course that begins and ends at Williams Wharf with a loop down Beaverlett.
Baby Sis and I are going to run a 10K at the end of March, and that's providing the motivation for me to continue running. (I might also do a half-marathon with Lauren in the fall, but right now I am just taking baby steps.)
The other motivation has to do with wanting to stay on the right side of the Earth when it comes to visiting cemeteries and doing everything in my power to fight off all that comes with getting older. I want to be like that tree above. Just because the calendar says it's winter doesn't mean you have to wither up and
Here's a link to a previous post on Pear Tree Cemetery with more pictures and less talk about getting old.
Have a great week!