NYC Gems 3 - Day 3 was the lightest in terms of number of places, but perhaps the most food overall. Met up with a wine importer friend at Le Philosophe, 55 Bond St, fo...
15 hours ago
"Cómo estás?" she said to me, the usual Argentine greeting. But as the words came out of her mouth, her countenance did a 360 degree turn. Her tone of voice, her expression, her eyes looked like she was in some kind of dreamlike state. All around us, a rainbow of vibrations permeated the air space.
Body language experts say that when it comes to eye contact between friends, it is normal to look intermittently back and forth between them and other things in the room. But when one stares at another individual with an unbroken gaze, it means something else entirely. The only time that you have that kind of interaction between yourself and then other person is when you are in love.
The ambience was that of a magnetic field, electrically charged. When I responded "Te extraño" (I miss you), I could barely look at her for more than a few seconds before diverting my eyes away. Her presence felt larger than life and seemed to be calling my name, beckoning to me and slowly drawing me in.
The service began and our attention turned from that powerful moment to the church service that was happening. 15 mins later when I turned to look at her to ask her something , she was completely back to normal like nothing had happened.