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Behind Enemy Lines: A Trip to New York

Behind Enemy Lines: A Trip to New York

I was just making the case that L.A. has the clear advantage over New York, but then I stumbled on these photos and remembered that Deepak and I visited the city this past Fourth of July, and we had just a grand time.

Not to totally undercut my prose point in the photos, but this reminds me that Deepak and I visited New York this past summer for the 4th of July and had a really grand time.
Mary Tyler Moore-like, he’s Mary Tyler Moore, lite.
Whoop! Did I just say glasses-adjusting pedant Violet was gone? Undercutting myself again! In my defense ... New York was hot, humid and dusty. I needed the prophylactic Zennis.
Whoop! Did I just say glasses-adjusting pedant Violet was gone? Undercutting myself again! In my defense … New York was hot, humid and dusty, and I needed the prophylactic Zennis.
If I can make (fun of) it there, I'll make (fun of) it anywhere.
If I can make (fun of) it there, I’ll make (fun of) it anywhere.

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Pro: I don't even like rice pudding, but this place was delectable. (Also: probably do not want to know how many calories there were in the mascarpone pudding we ate.)
Pro: I don’t even like rice pudding, but this place was delectable. (Also: probably do not want to know how many calories were in the mascarpone pudding we ate.)
It's not delivery ... It's not DiGiorno ... It's not D. Jain ...
It’s not delivery … It’s not DiGiorno … It’s not D. Jain …

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I put him up to silly pictures, of course ...
I put him up to silly pictures, of course …
But per usual, turnabout is fair play.
But per usual, turnabout is fair play.
However, for all my pleasant feelings about New York, we have to agree: these are not acceptable shopping conditions. When I walked to work a few years ago -- a 2-mile trip -- I passed 3 Trader Joe's! I had the ability to waltz into each, no waiting, for free coffee, samples and legitimately 2-Buck Chuck (R.I.P.) The defense rests.
Con: For all my pleasant feelings about New York, we have to agree: These are not acceptable shopping conditions. When I walked to work a few years ago — a 2-mile trip — I passed 3 Trader Joe’s! I had the ability to waltz into each, no waiting, for free coffee, samples and legitimately 2-Buck Chuck (R.I.P.) The defense rests.



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