I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
- Henry David Thoreau
Took a stroll in Times Square.
and saw things that were red and alone.
It is a great art to saunter.
- Henry David Thoreau, 1841
Something that caught my fancy while sauntering: NYC Bike Rack.
Doesn't it look like the lid of a coke can?
On recent updates: I just started writing school (that's one scratch off my April to - do - list) I walked inside the classroom excited and left it challenged and a little bit scared.
I have to submit a 15 page short story to "The Booth" in 3 weeks. The Booth is Gotham's nice way of saying "Firing Squad". You make 9 copies of your story and give it to your classmates to take home with them. They read it, dissect it, comment on it and then fire away at you the next day. Of course the comments should be both good and bad. This is actually a great way to grow as a writer and I commend the school for that. What worries me is that I've never actually written a complete short story in my life and to do that in a few weeks is a challenge in itself. I'm so nervous, my innards are doing the fandango. But I shall take to heart the words of Kanye West, that that that that that wont kill you will only make you stronger.
Please wish me luck?