Many years ago, I moved to
Los Angeles. It was just about six months
after two friends of mine from New York, too, had moved
And K said about the two cities: “In
Angeles, you can be the star. In
is the star.” New York, New York
Well put. And so true.
takes over. Of course, it is very fascinating. But you do tend to feel
swallowed up by the activity.
I, more cynically say about the differences, “If each city were to be described as a sin…
New York is
greed, Los Angeles
is vanity. And I do believe greed is the greater evil.”
And I do. You can laugh off vanity. Additionally, vanity changes with age. Sure, in absolute value it may never go away, but it does morph into different things---some of them with horrifying results---like foreheads that don’t move, suckerfishlips, etc. The vanity may fly off you and into your house or your garden.
Greed---however, usually just grows.
Lastly---can you tell I’ve had enough of this
New York winter to the point that I would not mind
clubbing every ground hog in Pennsylvania
to its untimely death? (That’s a reference to February 2.)
Enough. Now let’s get back to the real issue—the stock market…