★★★Thecoolnessandthehumidityseemedliketheycouldhavereachedsomeperfectbalance,butcombinedinsteadmerelytocanceleachotherout,makingitalmostswelteringwithoutbeingwarm。

Themorninglighthadahard,acrylicclarity;thetwo-year-old?

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ridingonshoulders,pointingoutcontrails?

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addedhisownfumesandenergytothemix。

Theleaveshunglow,andthestreetsandsidewalkwereasourceofspectaclefordiscussion:aCitiBikeriderstrugglingwiththerack,atrioofpolicewithonejottingnotesoracitation。

Byafternoon,theairhadimproved,andthetwo-year-oldhadsettledintoanoverduetorpor。