While I have a few 5Ks under my belt, I have yet to set out to conquer a triathlon for some reason. I wear a watch bearing that name on my wrist. Is it like a man wearing a cowboy hat who has never ridden a horse? Or, perhaps, like the driver of an off-road capable SUV who drives only on the city streets and highways? I actually wear the Timex Ironman watch for a few reasons:
Oh, and let's not forget, it displays the time of day. That feature, after all, is the basic reason for the device's existence.
In life, we do well to remember basic reasons so that we do not miss the ordinary things of life.
Enjoy the bells and whistles of life. At the same time, remember the basics.