December 18, 2009

On The Street

More NYC in December, the way I saw it. I love the stereotype that all New Yorkers hate LA, and all Los Angelenos love New York. I hate to say it, but there is a little truth to that. Although I don't think I could ever live there, I do love visiting and getting my fix...

Inflatable rats in the backs of pick-ups. Being told to go fuck myself by a child (yes, a child) when I refuse to give him spare change. Some of the best stores in the States. Canvas shoes in the rain. American dreams and broken dreams on the same street. Layers. Learning, the hard way, the difference between a local and an express. Seasons you can see and smell. Walking down the street without somebody assuming you can't afford a car.

It's Friday. Don't forget to look up, even at the expense of looking like a tourist