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     February 12, 2021      #90-43 KDJ

There's nothing like the joy of shoveling

By Ron Jackson

I am a blessed man. Not only am I blessed, I am fortunate enough to realize it and appreciate it.

I can do what I want to do whenever I want to do it. Of course, we all have limitations, but physically, I have none. I am in my mid-60s. I have full physical capabilities. Weather permitting, I can walk 5 to 10 miles a day and run a few miles less. I can commit to a workout regime. However, what helps me appreciate and measure my physical health more than anything is that I can still shovel snow. And I love it.

Like a child anticipating Santa Claus, I had been hoping for a big snow since ...

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