Many people often tire of me saying how great New York is. However, a plurality of those who do so tire, are not New Yorkers and are jealous. Yes, I said that. Californians were quite often exasperated by my NY pronouncements. Notably, though, there are great qualities to California. But I’m a New Yorker. The city itself makes me happy. Have you ever watched the television show Cheers? If not, I’m about to spoil the ending. Sam doesn’t marry Diane and, instead, returns to Cheers the bar in Boston. Norm who was always a Cheers fixture, tells Sam (in the next to last scene) that he knew Sam would return to Boston for it was his “one true love”, saying: “You’ll always come back to her.” No matter how many times I leave NY, I come back. Or so I hope for the future.
Just a week ago, I was walking briskly from Grand Central to Penn Station. Yes, I could have taken the subway, but I love walking the city streets of New York. And, lo and and behold there was a parade. There is always a celebration. I don’t know why people don’t see how happy New Yorkers really are. Well, people do note that about me and believe I am an outlier. Not true.
It was a parade to honor Casimir Pulaski. Who is he? His name is only all over New York. Pulaski is remembered as a hero who fought for independence and freedom in both Poland and the United States. Not only is there always a celebration in New York, but there are celebrations to acknowledge the contributions of a wide spectrum of individuals. Just another reason to love the big apple!
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Someday “I´m gonna be part of it” too 🙂
Walking the streets of NYC is more than just seeing the sighs and the sounds, it is the people too. You can have a grwat time mingling or meeting people in street fairs and other venues.
NYC is where I call home and you’re absolutely right.
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Being a New Yorker is a singular thing and those who aren’t never get it. Especially the happiness. Everyone thinks we’re surly and rude, but those depictions are a Hollywood invention. Is it a coincidence that New Yorkers get a bad rep because of a construct created by Californians? I’ll let you decide.
I never found people to be rude when I was in NYC. They are necessarily very focused on what they are doing, where they are going and dodging cabs in the street, but I talked to numerous folks and all were quite polite, if not downright friendly.
Pleasures of ‘Gotham’ what i Love Best is all the Colors Now…
The Cultures intermingling the Human Diversity Dancing and
Singing off so many Different Choir Sheets of Life..
For It’s True often Beauty Does LiVE iN
Eyes of Beholders Different EYes
that see more Colors
Where i LiVE iN
Now True THeRe are
Paradises of Nature and
Paradises of Human those that
are Human Paint a City more than
One Color And Are Not afraid to take
Bites out of Apples never tasted before..
True though i refuse to Leave a Forest
Backyard.. Love the People but too
much Concrete Stifles my Green
to each her and or HiS own true
so much depends on
Where we are raised
too Go Figure while folks
still Live in the Desert Go Figure
Why People like me LiVE iN Paradise
of Nature side by side Ignorance that refuses to See Colors..
Keeping my smiles in Pity.. There are so many ways of Colors Blindness and Seeing Colors
more New York New York.. and with that said i’ll leave my original never sung version before..
There’s a First for everything i never thought i would Sing New York New York or ever wanna visit..
i think you’ve
of the benefits
Concrete for it’s
true i keep my EYeS
And EarS oPen not afraid to Explore Now
New York New York is Just A Dance And
Song of Explorers who are not afraid to
Veer off the Old Sheet Music oF Old
i promise you by the End of the
Song at least one person will
Idol’ in Jest
end up with a PartY of ApplOz
New York New York Love that Sound
And Sight ALL ThE LiGHT And DarK iS SMiLes to me…:)
My late uncle used to live in New York & he was a great admirer of the city 👍
Happy to hear he admired it 🙂
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I feel like this about London. I remembering visiting New York and it was magnificent. One of the things that struck me was a kind of a underlying and soft roar of the city. I’ll never forget that.
I love that description of the soft roar.
I loved visiting and touring london
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