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Good.  Then we will fight in the shade.
   —    Dienekes (a Spartan officer)
It is reported by Herodotus, in his Histories, 7.226, that Dienekes was told on the eve of battle (the Battle of Thermopylae) by a native of Trachis that the Persian archers were so numerous that, their arrows would block out the sun.  Dienekes, however, undaunted by this prospect, replied with a laugh: (above)
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Another thing I’ve always loved to do is dance!
It’s joy incarnate.  It’s hope.  It’s play.  When you can feel the music IN you and you’re finally realize that no one really is watching you OR cares how you do it – it is completely liberating.
Lee Ann Womack’s “I Hope You Dance” is a song expressing what every father wishes for their children (NOT just his daughters) and their children, too.  Enjoy reading the lyrics and then go listen to the song!
Today I was able to jog 5K with no pain!  It felt soooo good!  I was completely shattered, because I haven’t been able to go any speed or real time for almost six weeks.
If anyone reading this knows where I can buy or download a copy of “The Jericho Mile“, I’d really appreciate you letting me know.  It’s one of the best running movies ever made.  It was a made for TV movie from back in my childhood.
I’m hanging (inverting) again and it seems to be helping.
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