The point of inflection might take a long time coming, but when it does, it is but one point. Things change, not slowly, but in an instant. Of course, the change may build up over time or it may be accelerated. However, the transition itself is always one discrete moment. The difference between the not-being and the being, the done and the undone is one stroke of time. Here's to all those who live for the ascent, knowing that the shift itself will be too ephemeral to savor.