Good morning!

You’ll have gotten some beautiful presents this season, however nothing nearly as good as this:

[Photo courtesy of Jonathan]

Jonathan used to learn this weblog manner again when it was nonetheless related, and a co-worker offered him with this souvenir, which I presume is merely a novelty plate, however which remains to be extra authentic than 90% of those you’ll now discover on automobiles right here in New York. And I couldn’t assist getting slightly sentimental, because it’s been almost sixteen years now since that phrase first appeared on this weblog (or at the very least this weblog V1):

[Photo: Tod Seelie]

In any case these years I’m extremely lucky that folks nonetheless take the time to swing by right here, and I’m particularly grateful for all of the individuals who have donated since I reached out early this yr. Between the beneficiant assist I obtained in addition to the extra work I’ve taken on since then I’m in a significantly better place to proceed to bore you indefinitely, and I think about it a privilege to take action. Bikes change, and media modifications, and the Web modifications, however I stay a backwater the place malcontents can be a part of collectively with a purpose to lament these modifications, and that’s a legacy I can stay with:

So thanks very a lot for studying, depend your blessings, and will you experience with a tailwind into 2024.

Yours and many others.,

Tan Tenovo