what the beep?

it’s the start of memorial day weekend – even if it’s only 9:30  friday morning.   horns have been beeping incessantly since 7:00 am.  here’s what first avenue looked like out my window, from the united nations at 48th street to 51st street:

1st ave traffic mem day 2013 (4) 

and from 52nd up to 56th street:

1st ave traffic mem day 2013 (1) 

if i had to guess, i would say about 10% of the car horns were honking so much they made up for the other 90%.   it’s 9:30 in the morning –  shouldn’t these peeps be at work already?  i’m trying to find the happy in this.

i look forward to rush hour out of the city this evening and hope all of these folks get the rest & relaxation they apparently need.

happy memorial day!

“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”
 ~ Dr. Seuss 

11 responses to “what the beep?

  1. Holy smokes! No way. I would be pulling what little hair I have right out. Traffic is thick enough here in Las Vegas! Have a safe and sane holiday. 🙂

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  2. I’d rather stay home…

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  3. Isn’t that all part of the dynamic, wild, busy city that is New York?

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  4. OMG,makes me glad to live in my peaceful little burg here in Indiana.

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  5. Don’t you just love NYC?

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  6. ahh…the sweet sights and sounds of civilisation…

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  7. Reblogged this on treetrunkdings and commented:
    nothing looks better to the transportation industry than these images

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