I first encountered Parkour as I watched a young guy scale a 5 foot brick wall on Ft. Washington Ave. with the swift moves that a cat - or a rock climbing Lab like James - would make. I spoke to the fellow who told me abbut Parkour - an urban flight sport (as in fight or flight) that gives you the skills a stunt man needs to elude the police in one of those chase films I love. The Times has a video about it. Seems that women are taking it up now.
Happy Birthday Captain Underpants! - It seems my Captain celebrates his birthday each year lately on a boat. Not surprising really. (Continued...)
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