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I just realized my watch is still set on New York City time. I want to go back.

We spent our days and nights navigating subways and buses, seeing as much of the city as we could. We avoided shows and anything else with long lines, and ate whatever we wanted with no concerns over calories. Given that we inevitably seemed to exit and enter the underground via routes devoid of escalators, these extra calories turned out to be essential.

The streets teemed with vehicles bursting into aspirational 10-second sprints between intersections. The sidewalks were packed with people in a hurry, navigating their way through rare congregations of people inexplicably NOT in a hurry.

I had mixed feelings about getting back into my car alone Monday morning and driving 8 miles across town to work.

More on New York City later. I need to check on my husband, who either came back with a bad cold or swine flu. I wonder if I can blog from quarantine?

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