The Sun Also Rises

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Tonight was the first night in months that I’ve left the office and seen the sun still in the sky. Riding the Q-train home, I watched the clear sky painted with reds and yellows, backlighting the Brooklyn Bridge and the buildings of the financial district. Practically everyone on the train stopped, looked up from their phones and tablets and afternoon coffees, and you could feel little smiles curling up the tiny, cold edges of all our stiff lips. A surprisingly beautiful ending to a Monday, and the beginning of something else…

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