i usually refrain from name dropping. it doesn't add to a persons worth when they constantly tell you that they know this person or that person. it detracts. but, i really can't hide our family's excitement about dan being in the tour of missouri. it's downright exciting, you know?? all of the family, and even a lot of our friends from church, are so happy the week has come for the race. most of these people were made familiar with dan and miriam over the gateway cup weekend, and now they are rooting for him. and it's not a win/lose thing. it's a tough-enough-to-be-there thing. if he wins something, that's just gravy.
whatever. i'll be a name dropper for a little while.
"oh, that bmc guy? yeah, i know him. that's dan."
i don't have a problem with that.