the Bronx is a nifty place, or, how pictures can fool you

So this morning, I took this picture:

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A lovely view of a river looking northward. Looking at this picture, you would think it was in a nice, rustic location, certainly far from any city.

You’d be wrong. This is the Bronx River.

Here’s what I saw when I turned around and took a picture:

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Besides, the bustling thoroughfare behind me, there was the highway to the east:

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And the commuter rail (and my neighborhood) to the west:

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This is what I love about my city. It contains multitudes. Yeah, it’s concrete jungles and buildings slammed together and millions of people.

It’s also this:

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A little food for thought.

 

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