Daily Archives: December 22, 2013

GloucesterCast Taped 12/22/13 With Guests Toby Pett, Nichole Schrafft and Host Joey Ciaramitaro

GloucesterCast Taped 12/22/13 With Guests Toby Pett, Nichole Schrafft and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Topics Include: GMG “Holiday” Party, Kudos To Fred Bodin, Weak Lobsters, Phobia About Eating or Drinking Food At Public Events, Ryan and Wood Knockabout Gin, Paul Morrison’s … Continue reading

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All I want for Xmas is Food

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How to find out if you’re in a flood zone in Gloucester MA From Kenny MacCarthy

Step by step instructions, including web addresses, to see the current and future FEMA FIRM maps for Gloucester MA. Links used in video: http://www.gloucester-ma.gov/index.aspx?NID=581 https://msc.fema.gov/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StoreCatalogDisplay?storeId=10001&catalogId=10001&langId=-1&userType=R

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Super Fast Method to a Fresh Baked Home-Made Pie!

I don’t know where my brain is sometimes but this is the first year it occurred to me that pies can be prepared ahead of time and frozen, to be magically available when in a pinch! Over Thanksgiving I knew … Continue reading

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3 Days til Christmas Song ~ “Happy Holiday”

Scene from the film Holiday Inn (1942) ~ the inn is open and Bing Cosby and Marjorie Reynolds sing “Happy Holidays”

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Pileated Woodpecker

By Shanti, age 5.  Does anyone know of open gallery space on Rocky Neck next summer?

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Neti Pot Competitions All The Rage In Russia

The winner is so getting laid tonight. International broads all over the world just itching to get their hands on the winner.

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Nature’s Art

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Everyone Was A Winner

at yesterday’s Season’s Best Cookie Competition and Solstice Party coordinated so exquisitely by Gigi Mederos and Stevie Black during the Rocky Neck Holiday Art & Fine Crafts Festival at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck.  Attendees got to taste the … Continue reading

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Thank you to Musicians, Sponsors, Volunteers & Fans for a magical solstice

What a gift it is to live in a community full of tremendously talented musicians, who can bring world-class music to one of Gloucester’s most treasured spaces. All the performers were at the top of their game last night and, based … Continue reading

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Greetings to you! Winter began with the solstice at 12:11 PM , December 21 (EST) — the shortest day of the year.  Wishing for you a warm and cozy holiday season. Tom Philbrook http://www.thomasphilbrook.com http://www.facebook.com/PhilbrookDigitalArt

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Can’t Wrap This!

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Octopus Salad

Octopus Salad Ingredients 2½ cups Octopus, cooked, cleaned, and cut into ¾ inch pieces 1 cup sweet Vidalia Onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped ¼ teaspoon red crushed pepper ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ … Continue reading

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March of the Olive and Carrot Penguins

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Community Photos

Hi Joey,All the best of the season to you, yours and your many blog viewers!See you in the spring.Bruce Louise BonhamSt. Catharines, Ontario O’Maley Staff Mosley ugly sweater crew   Nichole Schrafft submits- Great Holiday Photo taken by my co-worker, … Continue reading

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Why the Vikings fled Norway

From Al Bezanson Why the Vikings fled Norway ___ For ages it has been obligatory for Scandinavians to ‘enjoy’ lutefisk at yule time. Having tasted this delicacy in Stavanger myself, I found it understandable that millions of citizens would emigrate … Continue reading

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Community Stuff 12/22/13

It’s the final Cape Ann Community Contra Dance of 2013! We look forward to celebrating the turning of the year with new friends and old on the dance floor.Take a break and come enjoy the live music and the dancing … Continue reading

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