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From the Roof of Joe's Garage

From the Roof of Joe's Garage

NYC Approach

- Peter - Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 : goo

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Above the clouds was nothing but sun...

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...and freshly dusted with snow

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One of the in central Queens, around

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Coming in for a landing

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Taxiing in, finally home...

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Franny Wentzel: 5th Jan 2010 - 19:54 GMT

I see the shapes,
I remember from maps.
I see the shoreline.
I see the whitecaps.
A baseball diamond, nice weather down there.
I see the school and the houses where the kids are.
Places to park by the fac'tries and buildings.
Restaunts and bar for later in the evening.
Then we come to the farmlands, and the undeveloped areas.
And I have learned how these things work together.
I see the parkway that passes through them all.
And I have learned how to look at these things and I say,

I wouldn't live there if you paid me.
I couldn't live like that, no siree!
I couldn't do the things the way those people do.
I couldn't live there if you paid me to.

I guess it's healthy, I guess the air is clean.
I guess those people have fun with their neighbors and friends.
Look at that kitchen and all of that food.
Look at them eat it' guess it tastes real good.

They grow it in the farmlands
And they take it to the stores
They put it in the car trunk
And they bring it back home
And I say ...

I say, I wouldn't live there if you paid me.
I couldn't live like that, no siree!
I couldn't do the things the way those people do.
I wouldn't live there if you paid me to.

I'm tired of looking out the windows of the airplane
I'm tired of travelling, I want to be somewhere.
It's not even worth talking
About those people down there.

Goo Goo Ga Ga Ga
Goo Goo Ga Ga Ga

little ukraine: 6th Jan 2010 - 14:37 GMT

the snow really makes these look great. big country indeed.

Franny Wentzel: 6th Jan 2010 - 15:22 GMT

The pass over the cemetary looked like some artsey photoshop effect on account of the zig-zagging street...

Robert: 7th Jan 2010 - 20:21 GMT

Terrific (awesome) sequence. Thanks for the great visual landing!

matthias jourdan: 28th Mar 2010 - 16:10 GMT

I'm not from NYC, wich airport is it ? La Guardia, Newark or JFK ? Tanks for the pictures anyway.

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