As Lisa said today, when you can mix an excellent cause with your passion, that's a good thing. So we mixed breast cancer research/fundraising and walking this morning at the Race for the Cure in Germantown (Memphis), Tennessee. BOY was it crowded! I have never seen so much pink. It was way cool!
There were so many people there that we literally did not have the chance to run. It seemed that there were a few FAST folks up front and then a slew of walkers. So we walked. There was elbow room only!
The course was through a very nice neighborhood. Many of the homes got into the pink spirit. One had a whole bunch of inflatable pink poodles in the yard with a sign that said "Pawsitively Finding A Cure." One had an Elvis dancing on the roof! Perhaps the best had a Kiss-lookalike band singing out front. Their theme was, of course, Kiss Breast Cancer Goodbye.
It was a nice, talkative walk. We finished in 1:04:17 and then made our way through the pink crowd back to the car. Baby Isaac was again turning into "Iron Baby" and balling up into a little hard ball. He usually does that when I change positions after a long time in one. So I got to show him off to Lisa!
Once I got home Chasen and I did tons of yard work, which included putting out a "Halloween spread." He suggested I get two big pumpkins and one little one. Rather symbolic, don't you think?
Can you spot our house guest?
The little pumpkin had a VERY dirty backside which I had to clean and clean. I believe that is an omen of things to come!