This post by my friend Teri Tynes, from her blog Walking Off the Big Apple, and especially the picture of Fresh Salt, above, had me missing home more than usual this week. Coincidentally, I’d finally had an email from Jason, the first I’d heard from him since they moved to Austin a the end of the year, and they seem to be doing well there. It’s odd to think that when we’re back in New York briefly over the summer he won’t be at the bar, and the bar won’t look quite the same either. (High water — standing water — in the bar following the hurricane was over 7 feet.) Anyway, for those of you who feel the way about the Seaport that I do, take a couple minutes to look at Teri’s terrific post.
And then watch this, also set in the old hood, which is the way Charlie and I were singing this song long before we saw this video: