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I am feeling old and my running mantra


So while checking my email this morning, I saw the headline that the movie Top Gun came out 25 years ago today!  Um, wait, I was NOT a baby when it came out.  Really, 25 years ago??  Clearly, I was old enough to have my parents allow me to see it.  And then watch it so many times when it came out on VHS, that I had most of the dialogue memorized.

Oh, gosh, I do feel old today.

And I guess over the past 25 years the dialogue has been saved in the recesses of my brain, because I use, "I feel the need, the need for speed" as my running mantra to get me running faster when I certainly do not want to!




Happy Anniversary Maverick and Goose!  I think now I will, unfortunately, have the song "Danger Zone" playing in my head all day! (I may just have to see if I still have the cassette tape of the soundtrack still  . . . yes I am that old!)

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  1. What! Really?? Oh boy I am old!(aka Nora)

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  2. Wow, I too am old enough to have seen it during its release and then watch it many, many times on tape.

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Outside my window...
It is cold!

I am thinking...
About starting up school again today . . . back the the "grind." I happy to get back into our routine again.

I am thankful for...
Having some time to sit and blog!

I am wearing...
Fleece lounge pants with little green frogs on them! I love wearing these when it is cold.

I am remembering...
All the great times we had as a family the past two weeks.

I am going...
To work on my long to-do list!

I am currently reading...
Nothing . . . I am in the mood for a good novel, but I am not sure which . . . any suggestions?

I am hoping...
That my leg heals quickly so that I can start running again this week. I have something called Anterior Compartment Syndrome in my left leg. I have not run much in the last three weeks and now I have not even been able to workout this past week (by physical therapist's orders). I miss running and working out. I am so much happier and easier to live with when I start my day with exercise.

On my mind...
I am really …