My grandfather told me stories of riding his horse to school, and at some point in time I want my grandchildren to face a much different future and laugh at a past where we had to pay to put explosive liquid into a car, and manually operate levers, pedals and wheels.
I turned in about 1am. What a ridiculous thing it must seem to other people to read a diary where such a statement as 'I turned in at 1am' appears as if they were interested in the time another fellow mortal at the other end of the world went to bed.
My commute is one of seeing a city while moving along its edge - not as arriving to the city, or walking away - but riding the border between the chaos and the calm. The river's revival is well chronicled and the primary reason for its success is what has been developed along its edges.