Stretching hurts when I haven't done it in a while. It's so easy to get so far down a path of rigidity, not realizing where I am, not knowing I got there. I have told myself so many times that I'm still new to the game, that I don't have a lot to offer yet. If I can just buckle down and work hard, I'll have something good to offer someday. I say it so much that I forget that I've been playing sax for 20 years. Here's to remind ourselves of who we are. And here's to believing that it's enough.