I couldn't have set a better scene myself. The morning was humid, wet and thick. My type of spring morning in May. The city still sleept as I began roaming its avenues named after the fifty states and some letters in the english alphabet. Much of the day was spent working, but the trip wasn't a complete loss. I spent much needed time brainstorming new ideas and approaches with fellow artists. But most of all, spent the day seeing some of the great monuments I haven't seen since my teenage years.