Daily Archives: December 27, 2013

Gloucester Fishing Throwback- 1983 Scott Swicker, Hussey and Tuffy Fishing Wooden Lobster and Crab Traps Off An Old Wooden Novi Boat

Photos from Tuffy If you don’t think those old wooden lobster traps weighed a whole hellova lot more than today’s wire gear then you don’t know much about then and now lobstering. Look how skinny Swicker was back then…

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Fork Spinning At The Fort Square Cafe

A guy makes two of these a week. Perfectly balanced forks, one of which hangs just by a tine and spins around the other. You can see them for yourself at The Fort Square Cafe.

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With Thanks and Appreciation to Our GMG FOBS and Commenters

To our readers who drop in often, to our readers who drop in occasionally, to our commenters, and to all our FOB’s ~ A Heartfelt Thank You! Thank you for stopping in to visit and thank you for your thoughtful … Continue reading

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Frosty Morning

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Rosie resting

After a busy Christmas Day, Rosie looks very tired.

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FREE Coastal Dog Swim Suit To The First Five guys Who Send An Email and Are Going to Participate in The Rocky Neck Polar Plunge

Hi Joey – Hope you are well and that your Christmas was great! Steph and I would love to be a part of the new Years Day plunge, except we are too sissy to actually get in the water at … Continue reading

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This is for You!

This is the last weekend of the Rocky Neck Holiday Art & Fine Crafts Festival, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4:00PM with a Pre New Years Party from 2-4:00 on Sunday, December 29.  After all the rushing around and … Continue reading

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TONIGHT…The Grits & Groceries Orchestra will be performing at Minglewood Tavern in Gloucester (9-mid). It is the holiday weekend folks and it’s the last gig of the year for the band….so come on out for a few cocktails and enjoy the sophisticated sweet soulful sounds of GGO…..Happy New Year!!!

Making their debut tonight! Grits & Groceries Orchestra is a MA. based group that performs Blues/Soul/R&R music that will get you jumping, swinging and rocking! Robert Lyons (tenor sax) Charlie O’Neal (guitar) John Anthony (bass & vocal) Jim Zaroulis (keyboards) … Continue reading

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Cripple Cove Quintet ~ Featuring The Goddesses @ The Rhumb Line tonight 9:30

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Son Of A B….

You try to do something nice and someone has to try to ruin it. I didn’t get what I wanted for Christmas. I wanted to get a High Powered BB Gun. But My Wife Cathy said I’d shoot my Eye … Continue reading

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Sista Felicia Got Flocked By The Carls!

Last night while cleaning up the kitchen after dinner, my husband Barry heard a ruckus outside and peeked out the window…to find  a sea of pink flamingos hanging out on our front lawn…. Flocking Hilarious! This note was tapped to our … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Alice May Curtis, 1871-1961

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Neil Gaiman Quote of The Week from Greg Bover

December 26, 2013 “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing … Continue reading

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Heidi Is Not Messing Around At Fort Square Cafe

Rusty On The Other Hand…     Idaho Omelet- Cheddar Cheese, Hash Browns, Crispy Bacon,Sour Cream, Chives- Tremendous!!!!  

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New Year’s Rockport Eve 2013 looking for volunteers

New Year’s Rockport Eve is looking for volunteers. We need a pair of greeters at every door to check buttons, workers in Spiran Hall to sell buttons, souvenirs & food on Dec. 31st as well as people to help set … Continue reading

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