Today’s cancer quiz. This picture is:
A. An ocean floor view of Montezuma’s String Kelp, found only in one remote northeastern Atlantic location.
B. The moment that the new patented rolling-soap soft bristle car wash brush was about to contact my windshield for the first time.
C. The first photo ever taken of the edge wall inside an F-5 tornado.
D. A sunrise drones-eye view of Prickly Prairie Grass.
E. A super close-up of B. Elwin Sherman's returning head hair/fuzz.
A wonderful quote today from the late Buddhist practitioner Rick Fields: “I don’t have a life-threatening disease, I live a disease-threatening life.” Thanks to my friend Mitch Eagan for forwarding that to me. For the record, Mitch is the only person I know who copyrights his garden vegetables.
I confess that until I read that, I just hadn’t thought of my life as the offensive team captain playing in the Superbowl of Me vs. Cancer. If I thought about it in those terms at all, then I was hitting the ground limping and warming the bench as a third string defensive outside linebacker.
It’s changing the way I’m playing this sporting life.
Most times in this multiple-choice life of ours, a football metaphor will do nicely.
So, I’m taking the day off to watch baseball. The cancer will have to wait (see what I did there?).
More as we go, El