homemade violins & new york pizza | day 22 | 5250 miles

july 22nd, 2015 | 3 hours ahead

Okay, so the pizza wasn’t homemade. But this is Henry, and this is a violin that he made by hand. He reads this blog, so I have to be truthful here (uh oh). As the story goes, he was frustrated by the quality and price of the kids’ … Read More

family & friends | day 21 | 5041 miles

july 21st, 2015 | 3 hours ahead

skip this section if you want the more deep people stuff

WHAT HAPPENED

I ate a pastrami sandwich at a place that George went to when he was living in New York. T’was delicious.

2nd ave deli on 1st ave

We also went to Café Boulud, which George Read More

the met, guggenheim, & broadway | day 20 | 5041 miles

july 20th, 2015 | 3 hours ahead

I only ate 1 new york hot dog on this trip, and it was on the same day that I visited the met, guggenheim, and broadway. I think that’s a testament to the human condition. I mean what else could embody the disorder of life through juxtoposition of … Read More

soho: greek yogurt & cappuccinos | day 19 | 4051 miles

july 19th, 2015 | 3 hours ahead

“SoHo is like the artsy part of Manhattan, right?” I asked George. He looked at me incredulously. Not because of this question but because of the sentence before. I had told him that I’d never heard of Greenich Village, which apparently in his day was a much more … Read More

old & tall things | day 18 | 4051 miles

july 18th, 2015 | 3 hours ahead

I don’t think the liberty bell or independence hall are terribly important. Sure, they’re symbols of American ideals like freedom and justice, but to be honest, these things could have happened anywhere, and in fact they would have. If you read my day 16 post, you may sense … Read More