Daily Archives: December 31, 2011


Often times there are people in your life that don’t get nearly as much appreciation as they deserve.  I mean first things first, mother’s first off give you everything- LIFE.  They carry you around in their belly, get all stretched … Continue reading

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Henri Smith New Years Rockport Eve

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Inauguration Ceremony for Mayor Kirk, City Council and School Committee

Sunday, January 1, 2012, 4:00 PM seARTS welcomes members and friends to join in celebrating the installation of Members of the City Council, the School Committee, and Mayor Carolyn Kirk for her third term in office.  The ceremony will take … Continue reading

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Come One Come All To The Rocky Neck New Year’s Day Plunge

I spoke with my peeps at CBS Boston and I think they will be sending a news crew to cover it!  Come hang out and have a ball!  This is the first day of 2012- come break down that comfort … Continue reading

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Skip Montello- Catching The Curl

Skip writes- Hi Joey, Surfers love catching and riding the best waves but getting one on camera just right may require upwards of 150 or more camera clicks; here is one from (more than 140) yesterday at Back Beach. Thanks, … Continue reading

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Top Gloucester Stories of 2011- GMG Style

Judith Monteferrante Photo This morning I was contemplating doing a top ten list of the year’s best stories but it always seems so daunting. But then I read another list which seemed so damn depressing and it didn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Reverse Reflection

We all know that the sea often reflects the sky. But sometimes the sky seems to reflect the sea, with the waves rolling in and crashing on a celestial shore.

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Sista Felicia Sets The Table for New year’s

Setting the table for New Years Day Dinner! On our menu  top neck stuffed clams, fried ricotta crustini, grilled  muddica steaks, twice baked potatoes, field green salad with candied pecans, cauliflower  gratin, peppermint ice cream ! What’s on your menu? … Continue reading

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Early December morning

The ocean looked amazing this morning with calmness Happy New Year’s Eve

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Remember Rabbit Rabbit

Tomorrow is not just the first of the month, but also the first day of the new year, so remember . . . say “Rabbit, Rabbit” first thing when you awake on New Year’s Day (no need to spin around … Continue reading

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Rockport’s Greasy Pole

Yes, folks.  Rockport had a Greasy Pole.  We learned this from Jennifer Ober, Music Director of the Rockport U.U. Church while shooting Thursday’s gimmesound video. Jennifer’s dad filmed this some time around 1930 and she was kind enough to put … Continue reading

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Rubber Duck Book Review: The Big Year; A Tale of Man, Nature and Fowl Obsession by Mark Obmascik & Rubber Duck New Year Resolution for the Birds

Rubber Duck again trying to figure out the Family tree. My sisters over lunch at the Museum of Fine Arts were raving about this book. One is a birder, the other not but both enjoyed it. So I got it … Continue reading

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New Year’s Rockport Eve Winners ~ Dave & Jill Buchanan & Family

Thank you New Year’s Rockport Eve for sponsoring this week’s giveaway.  We hope to see you all in Rockport Tonight!  Click Here for New Year’s Rockport Eve schedule.  We were surprised at how hard the questions were!   Here are the … Continue reading

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Poll: when do you take your Christmas decorations down?

“When should I take my Christmas decorations down?” A surprising number of people search on Google for an answer to this question. I got a startling number of hits on a poll I posted on this topic on my own … Continue reading

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Family Cooking- Behind The Scenes On The Craig Kimberley Shoot

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Gloucester- Tucker Destino Photo

Hey Joe- Almost anyone can take a good picture in Gloucester. Happy new year! Tucker Destino

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