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Today is Homie and Rubber Duck’s First Anniversary

I cannot believe it has only been one year since the Rubber Duck met Homie on a blustery day just like today, April 18, 2011. When I posted that first part of the Rubber Duck saga I was only joking about it being a twenty part series. Little did I know that maybe a hundred posts later the story is still not finished.

To commemorate their anniversary I repost the first few chapters. Later this week will be an update of how Homie and Rubber Duck spent their day today.

Part I posted April 18th, 2011:


Homie: “You’re not from around here are you? May I show you the cove?”

(This will be a twenty part series.)

Part II posted April 19th, 2011:

But first, the back story. Two lonely birds:


Solitude of the lonely Homie.


Cold, lonely, rubbery, but Patriotic!


A little stand offish at first.


But soon the connection was made and time stopped.


They’re eyes locked and Homie was in love.


“So how many children should we have?” Homie wasn’t wasting any time.


“I have a lovely nest on Milk Island.”


“You’re not listening to a word I’m saying!”


“We could make it work!”


“I am so out of here!”


“Do you think it’s safe to come out?”

But Homie came back of course and took Rubber Duck all over. The Rockport Dump, Thacher Island lighthouse, Maine, Florida, meeting Santa when he arrived in Rockport, wine tasting at Passports, Duck Confit at Duckworth’s. Then, just a few months later, things got a little weird:

Last sighting of RD was at the Spring Fling two weeks ago with rumors that she was at the Thirsty Golf contest at the DogBar last week when Joey caught her again staring at him.  Flexilis anatidaephobia is the fear that a rubber duck is staring at you and Joey has got it bad.

Joey C at work:

 

 

Only 177 Days to the BlackBurn Challenge

January 18 and how many New Year’s Resolutions have you blown off already? Did you last two weeks on your diet? Have you already bought a pack of Winstons? Now is the time baby, crunch time, when the muffin top takes a beating and you resolve to stick to your resolutions in 2012. Why? So that 177 days from now you can get in a boat and paddle your not so fat butt all the way around Cape Ann.

Click here for a BlackBurn Challenge Timer.  July 14 is just 177 days away. 25 weeks. Plenty of time. Or I can send Homie over to help you focus.

Sista Felicia Is Planning Our Assault On 2011 Horribles Parade Immortality with A Little Help From our Friends!

She was absolutely demolishing my wallet but thanks to the Lone Gull, GimmeSound.com and Ed Collard who have stepped up with sponsorship monies the sting is gone!  We have pledges to help build from Bro-In Law Barry, Sista Felicia, Ed Collard, Jeremy Frost Construction and the kids.  Paulie Walnuts will be printing up the limited run t-Shirts and Greg Harris’ Briarwood Landscaping is providing us with the trailer.  I hope to see you all on the parade route or in the parking lot tailgating!

Make sure when you see the GMG Float you give a WOOT! WOOT!

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Homie Is Rolling Baby!!!!!

(and he’s bringing some friends along for the ride!)

Please patronize these GMG Approved Community Minded Businesses

Lone Gull Coffeehouse

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The Lone Gull is a family owned coffeehouse located on Main Street in historic downtown Gloucester, Massachusetts. Our ideal location makes us a great place to stop for a drink or a bite to eat, to chat with friends, or to have a business meeting. We offer free wi-fi to our customers, extremely comfortable couches and chairs, and a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere.

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