October 10, 2010
This is my friend's first visit to my city, and she's having a blast. She's probably walked more with me in the past few days than she has in a whole year back home in Arkansas, excluding walks she may take for exercise. Her feet hurt, despite the new shoes she bought just so her feet wouldn't hurt, but she only wants to stop long enough to run into Banana Republic to buy socks. She's content to pass by the Empire State Building without going up. She wants to see the city as I do, hungry and grounded and breathless.