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All Wet

As a kid I was on the swim team. I love the water. My kids love the water. And all of them, at one time or another, have been on the swim team too. Currently my youngest is the only Stevens still on the team. Each season the team has a fund raiser. This season we swam to raise money for Heifer International. We had a family swim and encouraged all of the swimmers and their families to swim laps for money. So this past Sunday I joined my son and the rest of the swimmers in the pool. It's been a while since I did any laps. It felt good. I swam fairly constant for an hour. I even raced a friend of mine who had also been on the team when we were kids. I think I edged him out but who knows. My butterfly isn't what it used to be but everything else felt pretty darn good. Yes, I've been a bit sore since Sunday but it's a good muscle sore. While I don't see myself joining the masters anytime soon. It's not out of the realm of possibilities. Besides the swim I've al…