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November 20, 2012

TT: Lookback

stock-footage-parents-and-two-kids-sit-in-cabriolet-and-look-backward-then-turn-view-from-behind-at-sunny-day.jpgFrom 2003:

I've lived in New York for the better part of two decades now, and you'd think I'd have gotten used to it. In a way, I suppose I have, but even now all it takes is a whiff of the unexpected and I catch myself boggling at that which the native New Yorker really does take for granted. As for my visits to Smalltown, U.S.A., they invariably leave me feeling like yesterday's immigrant, marveling at things no small-town boy can ever really dismiss as commonplace, no matter how long he lives in the capital of the world....

Read the whole thing here.

Posted November 20, 2012 12:00 AM

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