Tag Archives: Bill O’Connor

Weak Eye from Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, I had to change some chains for our docks recently and was mortified when I dug up the stem of one of the 150lb. mushroom anchors that hold them in place to find this.  I’m pretty sure I … Continue reading

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Thomas Laighton on the Rails From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, The Thomas Laighton was on the rails the other day and I was fortunate to be around to take this shot.  She’s owned by the Isles of Shoals Steamship Company out of Portsmouth, NH.  Apparently she is a … Continue reading

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Ravenswood Woodpecker From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, My son and I took a walk through The Trustees of Reservations’ Ravenswood Park today and we came across this woodpecker that was eating the snow.  I thought it was pretty funny because I’ve never seen this behavior … Continue reading

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Rare Bird Sighting Bird In Danger- from Bill O’Connor

Hey Joey, On New Year’s Eve I was headed over to Horizon Chinese Restaurant to pick up our New Year’s Eve feast, when I came across this bird literally standing in the middle of the road.  I almost ran it … Continue reading

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Up the Creek From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, I was in Essex today and stopped by the Essex Shipbuilding Museum to take a few pictures and noticed the Ardelle at Harold Burnham’s on the low tide mud. Lewis H. Story was on her starboard. Enjoy! ~Bill … Continue reading

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The dangers of surfing an kayaking! from Bill O’Connor

Hey Joey, These folks never saw this coming! Thanks, ~Bill O’Connor North Shore Kid

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Wingin’ It

Hi Joey, Nice day for windsurfing!  This guy was sailing from Niles Beach across the outer harbor. Enjoy! ~Bill O’Connor North Shore Kid

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Video- Seven Seas Navigator Depature Timelapse From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joey, I took this time lapse of the Seven Seas Navigator leaving port just after dusk, and thought it might be fun enough to share!  I forgot to lock the auto focus, which is why it gets blurry at … Continue reading

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Washington Street’s Savour Fire Photos From Bill O’Connor

Bill writes- Hi Joey, Last night when I went out side, I could smell fire.  The wind was blowing from the North so I knew something was up downtown.  I drove over to the Paint Factory and from my point … Continue reading

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Natural Selection at Work

Bill O’Connor Writes- Hi Joe, Here’s a photo of two near winners of the Darwin Award from yesterday’s storm.  This was a few minutes before high tide at Good Harbor Beach.  Obviously, their need for attention far outweighed the value … Continue reading

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Crab Grass in Gloucester

Hey Joey, I’ve heard of crab grass taking over a lawn, but this is a little extreme! Enjoy, ~Bill O’Connor North Shore Kid

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One Man’s Junk….

Hey Joe, I’ve noticed this floating around Cripple Cove since February or March and finally had a chance to check it out.  It’s actually tethered in the cove.  I thought it was a wonderful re-use of the flotsam floating around … Continue reading

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Dropping Moorings Photo From Bill O’Connor

Hey Joe, These guys were steaming around the outer harbor a few weeks ago dropping moorings.  They were pretty busy all afternoon, and were hitting spots between Rocky Neck and the breakwater. I’ve never seen this rig before, have you? … Continue reading

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Getting wet is an essential sailing skill! From Bill O’Connor

Hey Joe, Just as the sailing program 420s got to the outer harbor today, the wind started blowing really hard from the South/South West.  What would have been a nice evening sailing, suddenly turned into capsize practice!  I think they … Continue reading

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Inside Our Lady of Good Voyage Church From Bill O’Connor

Hey Joe, I was passing Our Lady of Good Voyage Church on Friday and saw the door open, so I thought I would have a look inside.  I haven’t been in there for quite some time, and as soon as … Continue reading

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The GloucesterCast Podcast Episode 4 With Guest Bill O’Connor From NorthShoreKid

Download the Podcast Directly Here Bonus Podcast- Host Joey Ciaramitaro Talks To Bill O’Connor About Things To Do With Children On the North Shore.  If you are one of the many parents looking for something to do with your child … Continue reading

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Drilling Down On The Perfect Set of Favicons With Bill O’Connor Part II

Bill writes- Joe, Here’s a complete icon set in two flavors – yellow gradient background we’ll call ‘Sunrise’, and blue gradient background we’ll call ‘Daybreak’. Both icon sets are with lettering or without, and are rendered in the following sizes … Continue reading

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End of Eastern Point Breakwater at 8 below

Hey Joe, NOAA said it was 8 below with the wind chill when I took this shot this morning, but it felt colder than that!  I thought I could feel my eyeballs freezing. Enjoy, ~Bill O’Connor North Shore Kid

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Snow Birds–Literally From Bill O’Connor

Hey Joe, During the storm on Friday, I caught these ducks snoozing away.  The snow would build up on them, and they would eventually shudder to get the snow off.  As I was watching some were snoozing so heavily that … Continue reading

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Icicle Madness

Hey Joe, I saw this on my way through Ipswich the other day and thought it was worth sharing.  It’s the Kingsbury Lord house on High Street in Ipswich.  Thanks, ~Bill O’Connor North Shore Kid

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Gloucester Seal

Hey Joe, Every year in late December/Early January, we have a seal show up in the cove that loves to hang out on top of the moraine boulder that is visible in Wonson Cove at low tide, but covered by … Continue reading

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