What a Lagaan moment I had yesterday! Turns out the Stair Climb to the Top is coming up in September, and some of us signed up for a run up the 75 floors of the US Bank Tower in Downtown Los Angeles. I'll hope to dedicate my climb to Lakha, the unsung hero in the greatest cricket match ever played. He was asked to go up and down, to and from the temple atop the Champaner hill, and he did it just to be drafted onto the team. He's really earned a dedication after being forgiven by Bhuvan :)
Of course, one assumes the risk of being ridiculed from the likes of Ishwar uncle too...
...but at least there's no Gauri (she and Elizabeth deserved a dedicated post during Lagaan Week, maybe next year?) in Downtown LA (although having her around would be a heck of a motivating force):
The goal for our first practice is 20 minutes for the 75 floors. The record last year was a little under 10 (that's ridiculous, and I am not in near good enough shape to even give that a shot).
Instead of answering in the affirmative, I'm more in tune with this statement:
And while on the theme of reaching new heights, enjoy this wonderful song from Khamoshi (1996):