instead of howard beach), forcing me to do a couple of train switches.
the subway stop i wanted was closed.
i rode to a further stop and went to the surface.
i had to use advanced cab tricks to catch a taxi, but catch a taxi i
did. met the K and rushed to make the doors closing at 16:09 on what
must have been the 16:00 ferry (a guess).
spectacular day here ... if anything, a little warm, but we'll be
needing that later.
the ferry's big, smooth and graceful for its size. everyone on board
on the other end we weren't able to jump on the immediate ship back, but
that didn't stop me from buying philly pretzel bites -- or keeping the
nerdy-hot vendor from calling me "hun."
as we waited a string duo played the theme to the godfather and "puttin'
on the ritz."
high hats and arrowed collars, white spats and lots of dollars.
i type this to you on the return trip -- tapping the ferry power
from the K: "no hotdogs. spicy sausage."