This title last emerged back in January, mid-winter. Mid-summer returns it. Some rhythms flow and ebb like the tides, energy levels, breathing, the moon. So do movements on the watery boro. Below see sloop Clearwater sailing ‘tween wooded banks, Indy in pursuit, and

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below Clearwater motors south ‘tween Manhattan and Weehawken.

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Empty Vane barge Double Skin 56 ebbs southward, stern first

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on the hip of tug Wicomico, Louisiana-built tug named for the river in Maryland and small sibling of Brandywine, (see fantastic launch sequence) and

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then the full Double Skin 56 gets pushed northward.

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Red Hook’s transformation demonstrates an entirely different rhythm, unidirectional and relentless, as seen from mid July 2007 ….

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to late July. By September, I predict the stack and all industrial structure surrounding it will disappear.

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