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My City, My People

my city my people

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The 20 Best Cities for 20-somethings

I just came across this list of the 20 best cities to live in when you are in your 20’s.  It takes into account many different factors like access to transit, green space, cleanliness, diversity, etc.  If you are looking for a new adventure check out this list.  Maybe it will inspire you, I sure wish I had seen this and moved to #15 before I got married and had a family 🙂

How does your city taste?

What do the 1980s taste like? What’s the difference between the flavor of the Bronx and the flavor of Staten Island? What is the difference between the self-described flavor of Brooklyn and the clean scrubbed stats produced by the census?

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Sunbreaks

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The sky is made of steel here

but once in a while

the sun’s diamond-bladed rays

pierce through.

The heart of heaven

bared for a brief moment

to break across

these jagged western mountains;

our silhouettes not even muddying the fringes of her coat

as she leans across the yawning city

to reflect dimly in the windowed towers,

who, with waking wonder,

stop to marvel.