Monthly Archives: December 2010
Ok! When I hang out at the Dock on Sunday Mornings Joey and I usually Talk on how to make the Blog better, get more “Exposure”, and add great content.
So Here’s my Idea. Joey always wants someone to create great content. Just ask Ed Collard who almost lost his life during the Corn Dog Challenge. Or ask Sharon Lowe who spent time Traveling on the Spirit of Massachusetts Schooner. Joey always seems use the excuse that he’s too busy down at the Dock to participate in these events. But! now it’s time for Joey to show he has some Balls.
It’s time for him to take the Plunge! The Rocky Neck New Years Day Plunge, That is. Can or will he do it?
Please show your support and vote Yes in this Plunge Poll. I’m sure he’ll try to talk some of the other Authors in joining him.
VOTE TODAY! and leave some comment encouraging Joey to take the Plunge!
I talked with Joey down at the dock this morning to find out who this “EJ” was.
Of course he was no help at all. So I checked out her bio and thought I would post it so everyone would know who she is. It’s hard for some of us to explain who we are and why we want to share the Beauty of Cape Ann with all of you. Some of us are shy and humble to be a part of this exploding blog that GMG is. so here’s a little of EJ’s bio.
Artist, researcher, 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 am a newcomer to Cape Ann, and thrilled to be a new contributor to Good Morning Gloucester. I am a painter and photographer 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, 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. 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.
I Stopped by the Man at the Wheel Statue Sunday Night. There were a few people out enjoying the Warm, Wet and Windy Weather.
Gloucester Ma – Middle St. Walk 2010
Four part harmony, Doo – wop, oldies and 60’s girl groups, quartet from Gloucester, MA. Mass Barbara J, Elaine P., Caroline H., Sheila on guitar
Coming Up With New Spots For Ziggy To Reappear Each Morning Can Be A Challenge.
By The Time Christmas Rolls Around I’m Guessing He’ll Be In The Fridge A Time Or Two, The Top Shelf Of The Pantry, and Hanging From The Chandelier.
Deb Clarke Art Show Reception Today 3pm-5pm
Deb Clarkes Art Show Reception is Rescheduled for this Sunday 12/19/2010
Deb’s Art Show and Sale is now open to the Public.
it’s located at;
The Random Arts Gallery on Lexington Ave. in Beautiful Magnolia!
Check out the Box of Paintings she has that you can pick one out for FREE!
3pm-5pm Wine and Cheese will be served.
War is Over/Happy Christmas
Did you know that this was the studio of renowned sculptor, Anna Hyatt Huntington, who created the World War I Memorial in Legion Square featuring the impressive sculpture of Joan of Arc on horseback? The horse was modeled after a magnificent Percheron that was part of the team at the East Gloucester fire station. Huntington’s niece posed astride a barrel, as she modeled the figure of Joan, first nude, then in costume. Anna Hyatt Huntington (1876-1973) became one of the best-known and most prolific sculptors of the 20th century. The studio is the first house on the left after you cross the causeway on Washington Street heading toward Annisquam Village.
Here is Tuffy Pulling Up To The Dock This Morning At 5:00AM and In The Second Two Pictures Heading Out To Go Lobstering.
A Cool Abstract, No?