The last time that I did some serious swimming was on Nov. 17th. The pool that I normally go to has structural damage and there's no telling when they'll open again.
So, what's a sister in the city to do? Well, she could go to the
I hauled myself halfway across town to go to Riverchase which had lap swimming until 9 p.m. When I got to the reception area, the young lady asked me whether or not I wanted to use the gymnasium because it was unavailable. I tell her that I want to use the pool and she assures me that it's open.
When I hit the pool area, I see that there are three people taking a water aerobics class. One lane is open with an orange cone instructing swimmers to circle swim. No one else came until after the aerobics class ended and I had the sole lap lane to myself.
The water was cool at the end of the lanes and warm in the middle. I used to have problems sleeping and one tip was to alternately run warm and cool water over your feet. I should sleep well since I had the full body treatment of alternating water temperatures.
The locker room was chilly and as I slid my sockless feet into my shoes, I was hoping that I wouldn't get pneumonia in the @$$. That's what my grandmother used to say when she thought you were inappropriately dressed. You're going to get pneumonia in the @$$. I wasn't quite sure how that level of illness worked but I knew that I didn't want to be stricken with such an affliction...
Here's the moon over Riverchase: