Monday, November 21, 2005

Gonna chase the clouds away, waitin' on a sunny day

I'm at work and it's killing me because my niece is running today in the NCAA Cross Country Nationals. Choices, choices. I took my trip to NY and now I'm paying the piper. Couldn't get out of a shift today to make the trip to see her. This is an amazing girl. I can say that because I didn't have anything to do with making her, so it's not bragging. She was an elite high school runner, national class. Now she's running for a Division 1 college and tearing it up. It's a tough school academically, too, and she's still aces. Sometimes I just wanna give her a hug and tell her to relax a little. You know, ease the throttle back on the perfection wagon. We all learn our own lessons in our own time, though. Meanwhile, I'm hoping she makes All-American today because I know that's what she wants. If you're reading this before 1:00 EST, send her your prayer/good thought/positive energy. Danke.


freakgirl said...

So how did it go?

Michael said...

I'm still waiting to hear whether she got All-America honors. She did great, but her team didn't do as well as she'd hoped. Thanks for asking, fg.