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Do You Ever Celebrate the Green Lights?

I was JUST reading something about this the other day – the writer talked about cursing the red lights, when his dad asked him why he never said anything good about the green lights.

I celebrate the green lights every time I’m on my bicycle and I can make it to the next intersection before the light changes. It signifies that I am getting stronger. When I first started riding my bike, I almost always missed the light. I was taking my time, building my confidence riding alongside cars, and building my endurance.

I also celebrate the red lights, which I stop for, because it means getting to take a break from the pedaling.

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