I was pleasantly surprised at how enjoyable and how GOOD and REWARDING Relay for Life is. No one expects me to talk about Spencer's cancer. We are all there, heart and soul, for one reason. We have been touched by cancer and want to help make a difference. How humbling it is to watch the survivor's lap and see the young and the old walking side by side, through various moments in their cancer fight. Be it survivor, relapse or progressive cancer, each and all of them have had cancer or have it now and the pride on their faces and the straightness of their shoulders as they take that walk together, could move mountains. Spencer is probably the youngest at five making the lap and while this doesn't escape me for one moment, instead of intimidation and faintness, I feel pride and satisfaction that he is beside me. The best part, again no one expects me to talk about it or relive it in detail.
The yellow shirted walkers are Hippies with Hope. How creative!
My hero, trying to pick a fight with a leprechaun!
This takes place at our Junior High track. This is about one third of the field.
Bill and another coworker, our mascot, the Cardinal.
Many of the team members spend the night on the track so they bring entertainment, a tent, a grill etc. My coworker Paul and I played this neat beanie game. He made it himself.
I posted this for my sister because of an inside joke about flamingos. One sites theme.
At our site. Pam, myself, Sandy (our financial advisor) and Carolyn (warehouse/inventory).
Special thanks to John who not only walked the many laps around the track with us (he does not enjoy walking) but took over 150 pictures for our team tonight!