“You know how I practised my sport every morning to be the State Champion. I’d won the district trophy in 1965, but was not going to stop there.”
Phil and Jim were both seen walking on the pavement in the evenings. Phil had recently developed a slight limp, and was worried about his physical fitness.
“Maybe we can come out for a morning walk from tomorrow, if that is your best time…” Jim suggested.
“Yeah… the doctor said I should keep walking to keep the muscles in good shape….” Phil looked forlorn.
Age-old stories were finding a fresh perspective.