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Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 05/10/2011

My ‘short’ commute


Back in March I started a new job in D.C., which effectively doubled my daily commute, from 5 to 10 daily round-trip miles. Now, 10 miles round-trip might not sound like much to a lot of people; some would probably even describe it as “short.” I’ve made the trip on bicycle, public transportation and by automobile. Regardless of the mode, the commute is about 60 to 75 minutes back and forth.

The first few weeks, it was just fine, but lately, it’s started to get tedious and boring. While I definitely appreciate the extra miles I get in on my bike each week, there are some days I just want to be home and on the couch the moment I leave the office.

[Continue reading Rob Pitingolo’s post at Extraordinary Observations.]

Rob Pitingolo blogs at Extraordinary Observations. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.

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