The Storm

Thunderstorms are in the air today.  My mom who has Alzheimer's gets agitated when it storms.  She has lost two houses to tornadoes.  She paces the house mumbling to herself, arms wrapped tightly around her body, her face drawn in, and her mouth a tight, thin line that cuts across her face.  Suspicion lurks in …

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Yeah, but she’s a real runner

I run. I've jogged through mountains,  trotted down trails,  and pounded plenty of pavement.  I've even won a few races along the way.  I've run everything from 5Ks to full marathons.  One day I walked into our local running shop to get new running shoes. Salesgirl:  Can I help you? Me:  I need some new running shoes. …

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