February 8, 1920

fred_february 8 1920
 
I don’t pretend to forecast the weather. I only know how to deal with it when it arrives. The photo: “Washington Street, Gloucester, February 8th, 1920.” I just got one of those emergency messages from the Mayor’s office stating that a snow emergency parking ban starts tomorrow, February 8th, and will be enforced as the intensity of the storm increases. Ok. We’ll be open. Bring it on. Thanks for venturing out and taking this photo, with tripod and 5×7 inch camera, Alice M. Curtis. Your legacy continues. The Chocolate Tour is on for Saturday evening.
 
Fredrik D. Bodin
Bodin Historic Photo
82 Main Street
Gloucester, MA 01930

About E.J.

Artist, researcher, writer, spiritual traveler of this fascinating orb we inhabit, lover of life and all it has to offer. Hi everyone out there in GMG land. My name is Ellen “E.J.” Lefavour (a/k/a “Ejay Khan” – the pseudonym I used during my years as a political activist artist). I moved to Cape Ann in September of 2010, and was thrilled to be invited by Joey to become a daily contributor to Good Morning Gloucester in December of that year. I am a painter, photographer and writer who has lived and worked as an artist for 20 years, since leaving the corporate world in 1990 to pursue my passion. My contributions to GMG will consist of images (either my paintings, photographs, montages or the occasional video) and a little history about the image, called “Did you Know?” I hope to come up with tidbits of information that people don’t already know, or had forgotten they knew. As I am new here, everything is new and fascinating to me, especially the amazing history, so bear with me if I post something that is common knowledge – I’ll eventually come up with something that’s new to you. As an artist, I will also write about the incredible art scene on Cape Ann. Please take a minute to comment on my posts, like them or not, especially if you have corrections or something to add, as that is how I, and all of us, learn. Have a Good Morning Gloucester, and a blessed day.
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