You don't really have to say much. There are no potholes. So much fresh air while being refreshingly quiet. You're not stuck, miserable, in a rolling tube or in air heavy with CO2 and angry drivers.
Believe it or not, this was the video we had with the least amount of traffic in it. Storrow and Memorial Dr. had 2-3 miles of backed up traffic. Mass Ave Bridge, locked up, end-to-end.
In front of us on the river? Four people. FOUR.
Taking the water home just has different vibes. Instead of arriving upset or angry from your commute, most are happy, and in a great mood which then influences everyone around them positively. You could see a blue heron, or a turtle, vs. a car bumper.