Another high tide ebbing at the foot of Thames Street in Fells Point, Baltimore. The National Weather Service routinely announces this location in its coastal flood warnings. This patch of Belgian brick spends more time underwater these days than it used to, thanks to sea-level rise. When a tidal anomaly coincides with strong winds blowing up the Patapsco River, the intersection of Wolfe and Thames streets, a block inland, is prone to inundation. Locals are increasingly without memories of what 2003’s Hurricane Isabel did here, but those who remember can’t forget.
At the foot of Thames Street in Fells Point, sea-level rise is manifest during regularly occurring high-tide anomalies. The apartment complex here had to build a separate egress for its parking lot to stop vehicles from getting stranded. People parking their vehicles on Thames risk inundation above the floorboards.
Our of the backpack, onto the fridge.
The sidewalk chalk came out after classes ended early when, four years ago today, the protest march passed their school. We talked about what was going on. I told them no one could reasonably disagree with this statement about a man’s unexplained death in police custody, because the number-one job for police is to keep people safe.
Eggplant, blueberry, red onion, yellow onion & turmeric, spinach, paprika, and beet. Can’t say it’s cheaper than food coloring, but it’s definitely more fun.
They were collected from the Cacapon River, attached to this rock, and we shall see what happens as we keep cycling in river water, hoping they’ll hatch. Any thoughts on what they are?