One down, five more to go. Not that it's a chore or anything, but if Ella Dos decides to do 4th of July Relays, that will make the count one down, six more to go. And that doesn't include the Monday Nite Meets that she competes in, vying for a faster Saturday seeding.
Yes, it's hot & buggy & stinky & loud & we always seem to get the Seats in the Sun, but Your Scribe can name swimmers & records dating back to 1994, when Numera Una first started competing. The truth is, we get an enormous amount of satisfaction witnessing these Acquatic Spectacles each summer. And so does Ella Numera Dos, although at the Ripe Old Age of 17, she'd never admit it to a soul!