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Some folks work in the kitchen today; others fly planes, drives buses and trains, milk cows, sell last minute groceries, etc. Still others keep the harbor working. Some tug crews today were visited by elves bearing packages with cookies, pies, and fresh newspapers.

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Some packages travel over the bulwarks . . .

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and others come up in buckets on a line.

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Christmas on the harbor can be so quiet that elves’ visits–especially those bearing fresh cookies, newsprint, and just-plain-cheer—are welcomed.

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Visionary and leader of these elfin deliveries is Carolina Salguero of Portside New York.

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Especially festive is Janice Ann Reinauer, whose presence and crew were themselves a Christmas miracle. But that’s a story for another day. Merry Christmas.

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All fotos except the one of unidentified harbor elf/blogger below by Will Van Dorp.
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