Had a spectacular gym workout last night. I got on the treadmill and just felt great. heart rate was low, pace was good and all I could think was that I wish I felt this way for a race or a park run. Soon.
Last night on TV was the movie "The Road Warrior." It is simply a classic. I can still remember seeing it for the first time at the local film night at the local college when I was growing up. I was maybe 15, and this an R movie. A violent R movie. I didn't want to see it but got dragged along. All I could think afterwards, was "Wow." It was incredible in a way I had never before contemplated, a post apocalyptic Western, loaded with symbolism, myth, struggle bizarre sexual tension and symbolism. And unbelievable car chases and crashes, with one of the most frightening moments ever in a movie. The Lord Humungous speech (begins at 0:59).
When we were in college, all we had to say was "I am gravely disappointed..." in a deep gravelly voice, and everyone knew: Humungous. After I was watching it, I tried to think about how I could tie it to my running and the title "The Road Warrior." And I failed. "Just walk away..."