Daily Archives: December 21, 2013

Fred Bodin Has Some Mack Daddy Gloucester T Shirts (and a killer attack lobster)

Check Out Bodin Historic Photo and get you some Gloucester Swag. I use the Gloucester mug he gave me for my birthday every day of the week.

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Winter Solstice Cape Ann Farmer’s Market At The UU

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More Snowy Morning Photos

Iron Curlique Winterberry ~ Ilex verticillata Dogwood Branches ~ Cornus florida Rosie Red Bow

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4 Days til Christmas Song ~ Louis Prima Recording of “What Will Santa Claus Say”

Louis Prima, “The King of Swing,” was a New Orleans born son of Sicilian immigrants. Primo’s career spanned five decades and he was a trumpeter, singer, songwriter, and actor. Prima was also the voice of the orangutan in Disney’s the Jungle … Continue reading

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Van Gogh

 The Good Harbor Beach footbridge brings to mind Van Gogh’s Langlois Bridge at Arles.

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Our newest love

Ms. Hannah Grace

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A Sight Only A few Can See

Going passed the Manchester Historical Society, if you are very lucky, you can see the Nutcrackers standing guard… They appear only to those who can see beyond the streets and houses…

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Cape Ann Solstice Tickets Available at the Door ~ Plenty of FREE PARKING

You can’t get advanced tickets online any more, but you can still go the Gloucester UU Church and get tickets at the door ($25 for all ages).  Box office opens at 4pm.  Doors open at 7.  Concert starts at 7:30. … Continue reading

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Holiday Specials Galore on Cape Ann TV

It’s a big week of holiday specials on Cape Ann TV featuring Bruce Tarr’s Toy Drive,  Holiday Delights, Local Music Seen Christmas special, Cape Ann Symphony Holiday Pops Concert, Church services, plus many other holiday events — and of course lots … Continue reading

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Unitarian Universalist Church Farmer’s Market

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You Gotta Love The Snowman

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Live Shopping: It’s the Farmer’s Market!

If you need some amazing local hand made gifts, snacks, desserts, pastas, honey, guacamole, soups, local veggies, breads, books, and crafts, then get your ass down here! You have until 12 noon to get to the Unitarian Universalist Church downtown. … Continue reading

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Spinach Risotto

Spinach Risotto, a perfect dish to serve on cold winter nights. Risotto is one of the items that can always be found in my pantry. I reach for it often during busy holiday seasons.  Risotto is easy to prepare, makes a hearty meal on its own, and … Continue reading

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Maybe a Thaw

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David Collins Has Some Nice Things To Say and Miss Friend’s Class 1950-1951

  Hey, Joey, I wanted to let you know how much I enjoy your blog. I read it almost daily and like that it keeps me up on what’s happening in my old hometown. I grew up just over the … Continue reading

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Wicked Tuna Season Three Trailer Just Released!

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Community Photos 12/21/13

From the other side of the bridge. The first x-c skiing at the Grassrides in Hamilton. Happy day!  From Nancy Dudley, Essex   Men’s night from Len Burgess- Yesterday it seemed that all of East Gloucester was dressed in blue … Continue reading

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Grace Center hosts open house

Hi Joey, December 19, 2013 Grace Center hosts open house A $150,000 donation by Mr. Ralph E. Bates of Manchester, Ma., to the Church-based Grace Center of Gloucester, Ma. Photos by Joe Perry & Herb Wennerberg Thanks, Herb See Link … Continue reading

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