10. Got my bag checked and my toothpaste confiscated at D/FW Airport. Do I look that guilty?

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9. I’ll never get tired of flying into New York. That skyline is one of the best views on Earth.

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8. Nothing more unnerving than the cab ride from LaGuardia Aiport into the city. This one was $35 and full of unscripted double lane changes and, of course, not a lot of chit-chat with the driver.

7. Staying at a Mid-town Manhattan hotel not far from Times Square and/or Central Park and, yes, Seinfeld‘s “Soup Nazi” joint (It’s actually called Soup Man). My perch is across from tiny flats that probably cost $1 million. No thanks.

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Read the rest of Richie’s Observations on his Sportatorium blog at DallasObserver.com.