Sunny enough and un-cold enough to allow for some comfortable biking, despite some very ample amounts of wind. Since yesterday's ski conditions were poor enough that I had already decided to skip skiing today, be able to get out on the bike was a happy circumstance. I tacked on about 90 minutes of running on trails after that, which took me right up to dusk.
While I was running, I thought about how, after a few weeks of weighing the pros and cons, yesterday I reached the decision to begin accepting bitcoin. And how, today, I went to my mailbox with great eagerness to see how many bitcoin had arrived--only to discover the usual few bits of paper, mere ephemera. And I further thought about how it had only been one day, maybe too soon for the bitcoin to begin arriving. Then I thought about how, maybe it was for the best, since I didn't even know yet what bitcoin even looked like! I resolved to find out what bitcoin looked like when I returned home. Then I considered some more: if I didn't know what bitcoin looked like, could it be that the ephemera I had discarded in the trash had actually been not ephemera at all, but valuable bitcoin? So when I at last returned home, I headed straight for the trash and happily went through it until I had pulled out all the discarded ephemera, and, piece by piece, carefully examined it. Alas, it really was only ephemera and not bitcoin.
Probably the bitcoin has only been slightly delayed, and will begin arriving tomorrow.