Oak Parker Melissa Stockwell recently graced the cover of USA Triathlon Magazine. Stockwell, who has been featured on CNN and CBS News as well as in Wednesday Journal and several other news agencies over the years for her athletic prowess, was named Women's Paratriathlete of the Year by USA Triathlon.
My Aunt Bea would have been 103 on Sunday. She died in 2004 at the age of 96. Aunt Bea is representative of those adults ,other than our parents, who exercise significant influence on our lives. As we grow older we realize that we are not self-made , and that others have made us what we are.