New York summers.
Melissa’s parent’s apartment.
Sitting on the hot, brick steps of Low Library
The smell of empty Lehman Library.
New York winters.
Running in Riverside Park at dusk in the summer, guided by fireflies.
Drinks at Grand Central.
Bus to the guitar shop on Staten Island.
Brooklyn Cyclones and beers on the Coney Island shorefront at the bar at the end of the world
Loose leaf tea at the Hungarian Pastry Shop
The Columbia Marching Band.
Udon West on rainy nights.
Blue mist around the Empire State Building
Geek conversations with Jay
North Korean escapees
Santa Monica pier.
The East Village
Ferry from Hoboken
Laughter over a Reuben at Artie’s.
The Olive Tree.
Risk 2210AD accompanied by Ninja Tunes and tea.
Carl Von Clausewitz
View of Manhattan from the Amtrak
The Bangladeshi Economist vendor on 86th and Broadway.
14th Street Guitar World
18th Street City Bakery
Dinner with the “Old Men”
Browsing the PoliSci section at Labyrinth/Book Culture
Tea time on the 6th floor.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s in French
Walking home from 116th
Rachel, Stephanie, Maybel, Jing Lei, Seth, Shehab, Felix, Peter, Emily, Sacha, Emily, Dave, Alexandra, Marcy, Jennifer, Carne.
Soundtrack: Korn – Untitled. Radiohead – In Rainbows, Seal – System, Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, the last three Iron Maiden albums, Death Magnetic, Unleashed – Black Horizon, Valgeir Sigurðsson, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – Allah, Mohammed, Char, Yaar.
TV: BSG (Original Series), Cowboy Bebop, Buck Rogers (S1), Seinfeld, ST:TNG, ST:DS9, Scrubs.