The Choice

Every morning that I go to work I face a couple of options on how best to get there.

Option A:

Commute Option A

or, Option B:

Commute Option B

Any guesses as to which one I end up picking?

I’m not super confident my eagerness to go with Option B will be maintained through the next couple of months. It is 45-50 minutes on the bike, each way (about 9.5 miles), potentially a lengthy time to be exposed to the elements. However, rumor has it that El Niño is brewing, which often means a milder winter for us. So, despite the impending winter season, I may still be opting for Option B.

In the meantime, I will continue to enjoy a saner (not to mention healthier) way to get to work, and hope that by being outside more, my ability to withstand the cooler temperatures will grow (something my still-Ecuadorian blood often objects to).

5 Replies to “The Choice”

  1. Oooooh, I like option B. However I am concerned you have no bike lane. I hope you don’t have to deal with many cars.

    1. Fortunately for me, Option B is exclusively a bike/pedestrian path (they have just painted lines on the path, since there is a lot of bike traffic), so I can ride without seeing a single car for about 7 miles.

  2. Yay! That’s fantastic. It is very beautiful.

  3. This is an awesome view of the bike trail you traverse each day. Just too bad it has limited access due to the coming snow!

  4. Ich liebe Option B, der ist weniger gefährlich und im Sommer bestimmt wunderschön!
    Ich habe Deinen Blog gefunden, weil ich auch bei ” Solis Socks ” angemeldet bin und Deine Socken bewundert habe!
    Hugs from germany Gisela

Comments are closed.