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From a distance, all these might appear black.  But closer up . . .

a lot more detail

crowds out

the color.

Textures,

labels,

abrasions,

assemblages and imprints . . .

and lights, I just am tired of hearing about black Friday.

How about black Tuesday, Thursday, hole, magic, tie, gold, list, box, market . . . . the list goes on and on.

Let’s retire the notion and activities of black Friday.

Sentiments and photos by Will Van Dorp, who can be quite stubborn and will stay out of the marketplace real or virtual today just on principle.

It’s been six years already since the blue Friday series that started the day after Thanksgiving here.

 

 

Let me start to play catch up here, since I have not done one of these posts in over half a year.  Anyone know why HMCS St. John’s (FHH-340) steamed into the sixth boro yesterday, Thanksgiving Day?  To assist this 45′ USCG response vessel and all the land-based law enforcement in keeping order on the so-called “black friday” chaos, perhaps?

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USNS GySgt. Fred W. Stockham (T-AK-3017) was waiting in the anchorage,possibly for a berth at GMD Bayonne. The vessel namesake had an interesting set of deployments.

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Icebreaker Penobscot Bay (WTGB-107) headed upriver a half month ago, but there was no imminent ice formation at that time, unless one traveled  well north of Inukjuak, but it would take some extraordinary turn-of-events for WTGB-107 to deploy there.

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The sixth boro has a number of these 29′ patrol craft.

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And to close out today’s post, USACE Moritz passes the evolving Rockefeller University campus expansion just north of the Queensboro Bridge.

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All photos in the past month by Will Van Dorp.

 

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