Later in the day we met up with Ryan and his family. We enjoyed touring the city on the hop on hop off bus, eating lunch and catching up. One good way to document the passage of time is to have children turning into young adults before your very eyes. It is not only very exciting, but extremely noticeable when you are not around them all the time.
The destruction and remnants of the riots were visible everywhere. There were numerous boarded up windows each covered with comments from well wishers from the around the world. Some of favorites are as follows:
"Stupidity is better as a secret"
"Dumb people did this, not fans"
"It is easy to break a window, hard impossible to break spirit.