Monday, August 01, 2005

Golden Escape from Alcatraz

There's an annual swimming event in San Francisco. The participants swim 1.2 miles from the island of Alcatraz to the shore. It's "only" 1.2 miles, but the water is cold and choppy.

There were 500 swimmers. One of them was Jake. Jake came in 72nd place.

He swam the whole way in a fur coat.

That's because he's a golden retriever.

I have to say Jake's time
For the 1.2
Is notably faster than mine.
I bet he can outrun me too.
What's a poor human to do?
But here's a fact I like:
I can beat him on the bike.

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