Congressman Gary L. Ackerman (D-NY), in the New York Times today writes:
"To retire after 35 years in elected office, with no formulated plan as yet but goofing off with my grandchildren, seems right for the moment. I’m happy to play the rest of life by ear."
This is the start of his voyage in transition. (Let's catch up with him in six months or a year). One wonders whether the Congress he leaves will change course as well.
Read His farewell.
And in case New Year's revelries caused you to miss Susan Rona's quest for meaning...