Boat Rower Realizes He’s Dreamed His Life Away

12 Jun
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MIMS, FL–Rower and frequent daydreamer, Thad Hull, spent the entirety of his adult life rowing day-in and day-out down the gentle stream of the St. Johns River. And for 20 plus years that brought him a great deal of merriment. But today, on the morning of his 40th birthday, Mr. Hull awoke to the startling realization that if he did not change is way soon he may find himself up the proverbial creek without a paddle. He now longs for something other than the catatonic bliss induced by mindless repetitive motion, if he could only figure out what that is.

Mr. Hull is not sure how he came to his situation. Maybe he enjoyed moving in the direction opposite to that of which he faced. Maybe music sung in round was his thing. Or maybe it was the manic-pixie coxswain that had sweet-talked him into joining crew those many years ago in college. “Thad, you gotta row crew. Ya just gotta! Your lats will be so tight.” Whatever happened to her?

After a lifetime spent rowing and rowing like an Energizer Bunny, it came down to this. “I’ve forgotten what I was rowing for.” And so, Mr. Hull brought the ship into the shore, and threw away the oars forever. “I can’t row this damn boat anymore!”




7 Responses to “Boat Rower Realizes He’s Dreamed His Life Away”

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