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Blogging keeps rewarding me with tendrils extended my way by folk I’d otherwise never meet. Thanks to David, I just learned of a blog outa Wisconsin named gardengrow (new link on left) and colourful Nassau tug Snapper.

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Above, colourful reflection of Manhattan and an unidentified tug beside a crane barge preparing to lift the Empire State building? Below, the venerable Crow, antique red sibling of Cheyenne, built in Brooklyn 45 years ago.

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Stemming the tide northbound on North River it’s Scott C, less than a year old out of Rhode Island.

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Anchored off the Narrows, it’s Treasure Coast, twice Scott C’s age, out of Maryland.

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And tugging [ ;) ]for inclusion here is this foto of colourful decorations in Chinatown.  Happy Year of the Rat, our industrious brother.

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All images, Will Van Dorp

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