So Long...

Bryan Day

Jen helped me clean out my Manhattan apartment and then headed to JFK for her flight overseas (to celebrate we booked a transatlantic cruise from Barcelona to Miami).  Since we were taking different flights, I had to wrap a few things up before heading to Newark for my departure.  Unfortunately things unraveled quickly, as the combination of an apartment inspection that took place at glacial speed, a tardy airport shuttle, Lincoln Tunnel traffic and Newark Airport chaos caused me to miss my flight to Barcelona. While I loved my time in New York, this final ordeal felt like a metaphoric kick in the ass on my way out of town.  A kind United employee ultimately helped me get on a later flight, but after takeoff, as I looked out the window at the Big Apple below me, I couldn’t help but think back to a legendary quote from a great American:

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