Last night, I finally made it to the local soccer game that the kids have been going to. And joined in… besides some of the kids from their soccer league, their coaches plus various older kids (high school and college) and young adults are there. Plus a few (ahem) “mature” guys, like moi.
Wow, I am out of shape.
But I persevered. Gasped for breath a bit, like an old John Denver song:
Breathin’ like a freight train
Don’t know when I’ll get up again…
One of the college guys was kind enough to ask how I was doing —
There was, of course, only one appropriate answer:
“Life is pain, Princess!”