Daily Archives: March 19, 2009

Roller Derby Rules Explained From The Gem City Rollers

For any of you planning to head up to The Shriners Auditorium Saturday for The Roller Derby, here is an excellent video which explains how it all goes down.  (I particularly like the fighting demonstration around 2/3 of the way … Continue reading

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Run Madeline, Run!

Run Madeline, Run!, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Geno Mondello’s Dory Shop

I stopped by Geno’s Dory Shop at The Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center yesterday.  Geno is currently working on a 17 foot hand line dory which will be auctioned off to benefit the Gloucester International Dory Race Organization.  The money raised … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Joseph’s Day Everyone!

Got these special rolls at Virgilio’s. They are a little different than the regular rolls. They are made 100% with semolina. The regular rolls are 50% semolina. They are great.

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August Dory Race Eliminations

Footage from The August 08 International Dory Race Eliminations off of Niles Beach.  Thanks to Katherine Richmond for the footage.

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GMG Q&A- Melissa Smith Abbott Part III

What is your favorite Pizza Joint in Gloucester? First of all I have to say that we are very lucky here in Gloucester. There are so many good pizza places that there is something to suit any mood. You know … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday, Kylie!

This is Kylie, grandkid #4, with new family member, Skruffy. Kylie’s 10 today. She’s the 13th generation of our family in Gloucester.  She’s my “Nani, can I come over and do something with you?” kid. Happy birthday, my little friend! … Continue reading

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Trawling (Dragging) Explained Aboard The F/V Pamet

Trawler Pamet, originally uploaded by captjoe06. The following text is about the best explanation of how Dragging or “Trawling” works in layman’s terms that I’ve run across. It comes from Oregon State University and the credits to the writers will … Continue reading

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Niles Pond Slideshow

Niles Pond on Eastern Point is one of my favorite places to regain sanity. Click the photo or here for a peaceful early morning slideshow.

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Ron Gilson- Gloucester Fishing Historian Part II

Gloucester’s True Fishing Industry Historian, Ron Gilson Talks About Gloucester’s Fishing Past In This Second Part Of Our Video Interview-

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Olimpia Louise (Scola) Palazzola GHS Class of 64

Olimpia Louise (Scola) Palazzola GHS Class of 64, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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