After 67 days of social distancing, physical distancing, bad weather, no pools and frigid open water it was time. Time to jump back in…yes…back into the water-yikes! My friend Sonja was heading to Littleton, MA to swim with some friends so I decided to join in.  It was a 40 minute drive from Boston that… Continue reading YES!

Desperate times…desperate measures

48 days and has been over 20 years since I have not swum in a pool or open water for that number of days consecutively. This whole pandemic thing along with social distancing is not good for those that have built a life around their aquatic pursuits. Realizing this no pool and open water… Continue reading Desperate times…desperate measures

No pool, no problem (ish)

Well…it’s nearly a month since our pools have been closed and that we’ve been practicing social and physical distancing.  It’s been interesting! Social media hashtags and memes in swimming circles have centered around the phrase no pool, no problem. Coaches have done a good job of encouraging their swimmers to stay fit and importantly connected during this… Continue reading No pool, no problem (ish)

Social Distancing

Well…a new word has entered our lexicon in the past week~social distancing. It is what you are asked to do to stop the spread of a highly contagious disease.  This contagious disease is called, coronavirus COVID-19.  In a nutshell, the public is being asked not to gather in large groups and a large group is anything… Continue reading Social Distancing

#127 & #128~We ain’t ever getting older…

It was time for another visit to beautiful Boulder and a new pool.  My musical jam when in Colorado often leads towards songs from John Denver’s greatest hits like; Take Me Home, Country Roads, Sunshine on My Shoulders to of course Rocky Mountain High.  This time I was into the Chainsmokers song Closer in particular a few lines from… Continue reading #127 & #128~We ain’t ever getting older…