I Miss You, California. So Much Right Now.
Him: In related news, I'm hoping to get my first camping of the year in this weekend.
Me: Aw mannnnnn. so JELLIS. where to?
Him: Point Reyes.
Me: Ooooooof. You fucker. (I mean that with love.)
Alexander Chen's Subway-as-String-Instrument →
youngmanhattanite: It uses the actual NYC subway schedule. Enjoy!
A Commute Rant, If I May (Oh, I Will)
It is Monday at 9:27, and I am already so pissed off I could spit glass. In someone’s face. My apartment is a long-ass walk from the nearest subway stop, so my building offers a shuttle to Times Square. At first I thought that was unnecessary and silly, but now that it’s 10 degrees and snow is up to my knees, I take the shuttle damn near every day. Today it was late. When it finally...
I have never seen as much snow and wind as is happening right now in Manhattan. Holy shit.
This city has a way of pushing you away with one hand and pulling you in with the other. A bottle of cheap cabernet is being delivered to my apartment as I type, as if it were a pizza. That hand is the one that pulls you in.
I hated everyone on the subway this morning. All of them.
New York has more hermits than will be found in all the forests, mountains and...– Simeon Strunsky
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You don’t have a master plan. But you will start today.– Josh Rouse
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It is really easy to find fashionable clothes in San Francisco for cheap. In New York, it is damn near impossible. Even the thrift stores are wall-to-wall labels.
The faces in New York remind me of people who played a game and lost.– Murray Kempton
Cut off as I am, it is inevitable that I should sometimes feel like a shadow...– Helen Keller
Winter Weather Wonderland
I heard the icy rain hitting the window as I slept this morning, but I didn’t want to hear it. I didn’t want to believe it. I didn’t want to walk to work in the sleet and snow. The weather tapped a little harder. I pushed a button on my computer so I could see how much longer I could sleep and it said 8:30. I was supposed to be up an hour ago. Jeans on. Hat on. Face washed....
Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book—and...– Groucho Marx (And so do I.)
Hemingway describes literary New York as a bottle full of tapeworms trying to...– John Updike
Today is one of those days when I daydream about living somewhere else. Anywhere else.
At the center of the universe, whether you are here by choice or by accident of...– Nicole Anetra Lewis
Sometimes I dream of moving back to Nashville and opening up a tiny wine and cheese bar that seats just 20 or so people. Ya know, with all that money I have lying around.
Æ: How I get hit on in New York vs. How I get hit... →
itwasrighton: New York: 1. getting winked at on the PATH. 2. someone shouting “HEY, BEAUTIFUL” 3. someone mumbling “oh, daaaamn” at me even when I’m wearing unattractive clothing San Francisco: I was sitting on the 33 bus heading toward Castro street to transfer to the 24. I get out my phone to text India,…