The Glory of Old Men

Despite the fact that I re-sprained the arch of my left foot doing so, and had to hobble the rest of the way through it, I thoroughly enjoyed getting out on the basketball court with my two oldest sons last night at the spanking new YMCA in Flora. We played with dads and sons associated with our local home school team. When the local yoga class dismissed after the first hour, we were able to go full court. Someone had the idea of letting the young bucks on the team play together against the rest of us, which meant mainly us dads. I thought they would run us into the ground, but was surprised that, well, actually the opposite occured. As I scratched my head afterwards wondering how we pulled it off, it came to me when I remembered the ancient proverb:

The glory of young men is their strength, but the glory of old men is they know how to pass.

3 Comments

  1. Brent York May 10, 2006 at 4:59 pm #

    That reminds me when I was in high school, my friend told me instead of Nike’s “Just do it!”, my slogan should be “Just shoot it!”. Come to think of it, I’m 39 and when I do play, not much has changed.

  2. leah buns ;-) May 15, 2006 at 8:06 pm #

    Go Mr. York!!!!! πŸ˜€ (Hope your foot fells better! πŸ™‚ )~leah

  3. leah buns ;-) May 15, 2006 at 8:07 pm #

    ops, feels* πŸ˜›

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