Bruce (kor27) wrote,
Bruce
kor27

Hike

To what I'm sure would be everyone's surprise, I spent a large fraction of Sunday sleeping. Well, actually just an inconvenient fraction. The problem with this whole "sleep four hours at a time" bit is that there's no bloody time to really do anything. I woke up at 10:30am or so, fiddled around for a bit (including updating the bar website), watched Mad Hot Ballroom with Debbie, then conked out again until something like 7:00pm.

So I showered, got dressed, and had myself a stroll down to Times Square and back (roughly 6 miles, for those who care), with a stop-off to grab a slice of pizza and a salad, a candy bar at the Hershey's store, and a wander through the Colony Records karaoke section. Some interesting stuff, but I can order it online for a similar or lower price.

I'm fond of nights, but I especially like cities at night. The lighted, busy areas (Times Square is always fun, and there's this giant, funky blue and white "light fountain" at Rockefeller Square), and the sleepy office buildings. The empty plazas. The views with shadowy outlines that can be filled in by the imagination. The bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and the people that inhabit them.

Speaking of those people, so far this trip I've been taken for Eric Clapton, and a generic "acid-dropping rocker." That latter by a pizza-dropping drunk.

I've been back for a while now, and will hopefully drag myself to bed soon, on the theory that possibly, just possibly, I might, y'know, make it to something while it's open tomorrow.

Still, while spending time at the sights is always a good thing, there's nothing quite like wandering through a city to get a feel for its flavor. Even if you lose all feeling in your ears while you're doing it...
Subscribe

  • Just Some Songs Before I Go

    Again, about to go on hiatus for a bit, so I thought I'd catch up with all the latest song additions before tonight. Just a few, but a nice little…

  • More of the song things

    I just added a new disc, and some requests, so here's a rundown of the new songs. So some 80s I didn't previously have, plus. This brings the…

  • Songs, as usual

    Just an update on recent additions to the song list. Some requests, some songs I thought were cool, and a whole bunch of the last set of DK…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 5 comments