26 miles and 365 yards. In the fall of 490 B.C. Pheidippides, a Greek messenger, ran that distance from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens. Bursting into the Athenian Assembly, he called out - “We have won!” and died of exhaustion.
This past July, I was standing in front of a class of elementary school kids. At school in July? That was strange enough - but this was even stranger - it was in Australia - and we, Fay and I, are retired.
January 27, 2000 was a late Christmas present for Clement and Sylvie. Husband and wife finally were together for the first time as a married couple, despite the fact they had been married several months before.