World Trade Center

It took two tries, but we made it to the observatory on the 100th floor of the new World Trade Center tower. It was difficult. Not scary, just very emotional. There were a couple of moments when I was very close to breaking down. Wimp? Yes. Do I care? No.

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See the plane?
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I think this was the view that affected me the most. I remember seeing a lot of these buildings damaged by debris and I couldn’t help but think that this was the last view many of the jumpers had. It was a very intense feeling.
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Washington Square Park

If we were to move to New York, I would insist that we live near Washington Square Park. Only partly for the guitar playing busking opportunities. At one point there were four guitarists and a sax player. It was like my whole life jamming out in the park.

Someday I’ll walk down Waverley Place and I will see some wizards. Disney would never lie to us, would they?

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Stupid dumpster muckin’ up my shot.
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No wizards there.
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Look what’s right down the street.
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Top of the Rock

One of our stops in New York was the top of Rockefeller Center.  As observatories go it’s one of my favorites.  Mostly because there’s barely any wait to get up to the top.

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Two of the two of the three tallest buildings in the city in one shot.  (The third building is in the other direction.  Be patient)

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Screw you, Metlife building!  You’re blocking our view of the Chrysler!  

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The Statue of Liberty is small and far away.

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Central Park is not small.

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There’s the other of the tallest buildings in the city.

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Is this building done?  Is it going to get taller?

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On New Years Eve everyone will be focusing on this thing.

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Stupid Metlife building.

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