11:21 am – It read, “Hey, I have to run 5 miles today! If you leave now, you can run with me. I have to go at 1:00. It’s a beautiful day.”
Crazily, the normal excuses didn’t enter my mind, and the 70 mile one way trip didn’t deter me.
What I instantly thought about was Kristin Armstrong’s Milemarkers blog that I had read two nights earlier while drifting off to the sleep. It read,
“Think about your closest friends, your most beloved people, your treasures. Then think about the connections in your life. Are you starving, constantly snacking, but not making the time for a real meal? Let’s get off the phone and put the screens away. Let’s lace up and share some miles. Let’s send a handwritten note to a cherished person out of town…or in town.