It does the soul good to know that our efforts are not in vain; that our attempts to good sometimes bear fruit. In my case I had pulled out all the stops to sway opinion. I looked up government data, pulled together an imposing collection of statistics, and summed it all up with old fashioned good sense. In the end minds were swayed, behaviors changed, and attitudes tweaked.
This morning, for the first time in more than nine months, I rode my bike to work. I feel good in mind, body and spirit… and I didn’t even have caffeine this morning. Here’s to a long summer of pedal spinning bliss at twilight’s first gleaming.