We've replaced our packs with diaper bags, our trekking poles with strollers and car seats. Our new Katahdin is a destination we will try to reach every day: simply being where we are in our trek as parents to our little mountain flower, Aven, also known as Feat.
“The most important thing in the Olympics is not to win, but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.”
A little-known fact: the Olympic Creed was inspired by a bishop’s sermon at St. Paul’s Cathedral during the 1908 Games in London. More here, including the uncropped version of the photo with the back story to the origins of this creed.
photo by Sgt. Mark Fayloga (Taken with Instagram)
I haven’t often reblogged, but this hit home.