Category Archives: eastern point

Snapshots from Recent Treks Around Eastern Point

Gloucester Skyline Winter Sunset In preparation for my adventure to Mexico to film the Monarchs, nearly every afternoon I have been “hiking” around Eastern Point. According to my car odometer, from the Niles Beach parking lot to the lighthouse and back is just … Continue reading

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Walking through Ravenswood, Eastern Point Lighthouse

To see more information on Ravenswood, please click on the following link. http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/northeast-ma/ravenswood-park.html

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The Writer’s Book Club at Duckworth’s Bistrot

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Check out my first post for the Essex County Greenbelt!

Milkweed Patch at Eastern Point Lighthouse Rockporter Patricia Mandell, who helps the Essex County Greenbelt by volunteering for Mary Williamson, Director of Communications, suggested to Mary that perhaps Greenbelt would be interested in reblogging the posts that I write for … Continue reading

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Reminder: Ken Duckworth Hosts the Writer’s Book Club on Sunday November 17th

Ken Duckworth is not only preparing an array of seasonal appetizers, he is also leading the discussion! Eastern Point Lit House Fall Book Club Calendar November 17: Ken Duckworth leads a discussion of The Book by Alan Watts. SOLD OUT Ken Duckworth is the award-winning … Continue reading

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Seaside Goldenrod in Autumn

Seaside Goldenrod in the October Wind and Mist ~ Good Harbor Beach  Monarch Butterflies Mating ~ Seaside Goldenrod in September See Previous GMG posts featuring Seaside Goldenrod ~ How to Tell the Difference Between a Male and Female Monarch Butterfly Where … Continue reading

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Where Do Swans Go in Winter?

A reader emailed inquiring as to where do the Niles Pond swans go during the winter months. The Niles Pond swans are Mute Swans (Cygnus olor) and they are neither mute nor migratory. They do not fly south in the … Continue reading

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Autumn on Niles Pond

Female Mallard Duck Niles Pond Red-roof Cottage ~ Foggy Morning Niles Pond Asters and Brambles Niles Pond Niles Pond Cat-tails

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Schooner Roseway

Click to view larger While searching though my photo library, I discovered a batch of stills from the Schooner Festival that I have not yet posted because I was so intent on editing the Schooner Festival video. I’ll try to … Continue reading

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Pod of Harbor Seals at Brace Cove

Click image to view larger This morning at Brace Cove there was a pod of Harbor Seals sunning themselves; unfortunately a little too far out of range for my movie camera, but I tried filming nonetheless. They were wonderful fun … Continue reading

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So What’s Up With This?

Looks like someone is selling Niles Pond, or at least the spit of land at its shore.  Anyone know what’s up with this?  It would be a shame not to be able to encounter lovely flowers like this rose mallow … Continue reading

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Eastern Point

The tide going out through the marsh on Eastern Point.

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Does anyone know what kind of cute water bird this is?

Out on Eastern Point,  the bird looks like it was looking right at me.

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Black Crowned Night Heron

Encountered this fellow on a walk out Eastern Point beside Niles Pond.  Usually pretty shy birds, he just stayed put and let me photograph him.  I guess he wanted to be on GMG. E.J. Lefavour

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Coywolf Stalking Me

The other morning I went for a walk out Eastern Point.  I had my awesome new/used camera that Paul Frontiero gave me and decided to walk around Niles Pond and see if the turtles were basking on the rocks.  As … Continue reading

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Special Time with FOB Ann Kennedy

I got to spend a very special morning with Ann Kennedy on Tuesday, toward the end of her and Bob’s month-long annual visit to their beloved Gloucester.  We met early for a delicious and hearty breakfast at Sailor Stan’s, then … Continue reading

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Exploring Ravenswood From Ann Kennedy

Our first time hiking Ravenswood–and what a great place to see things from a different perspective.  The Ledge Hill path through the woods was really beautiful and quiet.

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