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About Paul Morrison & RD

Good Morning Gloucester reporter possessing the dangerous combination of a Press Pass and a Rubber Duck.

Rubber Duck Tech Tip: Lowrance Elite 7 HDI

Rubber Duck loves her gadgets and she wanted to know what was underneath her rubber butt. Rocks or maybe something fishy worth eating? So she just installed a Lowrance Elite 7 HDI in the Blue Duck. Price point in the mid range … Continue reading

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Mikey Wins Plastic Head on Small Animal Photo Contest!

Mandy Leone Moffett on behalf of her son Mikey submitted three photos of “Squirrel With Plastic Horse Head”. Contest rules here. Contest rules state that entries had to be photographed in March and sent in on April 1st. So Mikey … Continue reading

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Seasonal Opening Part III: Rubber Duck filling out her dance card

As you’re pumping out the basement of your restaurant today, washing the lobster bibs, and shining up the nutcrackers make sure you refresh your website and Facebook page. Better yet, send an invite for opening day to all the people … Continue reading

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We Made It!

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More Spinning

 

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Woods Hole Pulls Ahead in Social Media

Just received my invite to the Opening of the Landfall in Woods Hole on April 4th. CLICK. now before you call me a traitor to Cape Ann, let me explain. I grew up in Woods Hole so when I am bored … Continue reading

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Seasonal Openings 2014; Part I

I got all tingly just typing that. “Seasonal Openings“. OMG these polar vortexes can kiss my ass this winter is almost over. The forsythia will bloom and next week you can scrape some hard ground and plant some peas on … Continue reading

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Quarrying Walking So-So Today

A test walk on some quarry trails. Right now most trails are 60% covered with lumpy hard ice especially where feet have walked through it and it has a light coating of new snow. So unless you walk like a … Continue reading

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Rubber Duck Quick Tip: Macintosh Photos

Now that even PCMag has selected the Apple Macintosh Operating System as Editor’s Choice, best OS for desktop and laptop the questions about how I do stuff on the Mac is increasing. But I am the worst person to ask. … Continue reading

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4th Annual Spring Good Morning Gloucester Photo Contest

OK, now that you have looked at these squirrels the photo contest rules write themselves. 1) Photo must be taken in the month of March, 2014 within Essex county. 2) All submissions become the property of GMG blah blah blah … Continue reading

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New England Boat Show: Dazed and Confused

Wow, what an unbelievable amount of boat stuff all in one place. If you put all these boats in the water the ocean level would rise at least a few inches. Cape Ann Marina has just way too much cool … Continue reading

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New England Boat Show Starts Right Now! Feb 22 to Mar 2

This morning 10AM the official start of spring in New England! Type in 415 Summer St, Boston into your GPS and get over to the BCEC right now! Go smell the fresh fiberglass of powerboats, sailboats, shiny stainless steel accessories … Continue reading

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Screw That Rat Punxsutawney

Punxatawney Phil six more weeks of winter blah blah blah if you plan your life around a rat in Pensyltucky I got news for you. The rat is only right 41% of the time since 1987. Now go outside this … Continue reading

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GMG Hard Core Dog Farting

Joey’s sick post about a deer farting got me to thinking and so I loaded up Stella with some beans. Could I get this cute dog to rip off a full beaner? Well if you are over 13, click the … Continue reading

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Tonight is “Meet The Coywolf” 8PM on PBS

Meet The Coywolf on PBS Tonight at 8 PM.  Find out where all that howling at the moon on Cape Ann is coming from. The coywolf, a mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, is a remarkable new hybrid carnivore that is … Continue reading

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2 Days Until “Meet The Coywolf” on PBS

Meet The Coywolf on PBS This Wednesday, January 22, at 8.00 PM.  Find out where all that howling at the moon on Cape Ann is coming from. The coywolf, a mixture of western coyote and eastern wolf, is a remarkable new hybrid … Continue reading

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The Duck Also Rises

Four more MLK sunrises.

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Rambling Endicott, Cordage, Social Media, The Hook

(Click video and read my four minute post.) Every time I drive past the Endicott exit on Route 128 on the way to Cape Ann this song by Kid Creole and the Coconuts runs through my brain. So much so … Continue reading

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New England Roadside Art

If you want the why click here.

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Lobster Trap Christmas Tree is gone!

But it looks like they might need some help Sunday morning.  

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Sun Puked! Hits Fan in the Morning!

The sun has been carrying a blotch of sunspots for the past week and she finally tossed her cookies. A Coronal Mass Ejection shot out on January 7 and it will slam into the earth tomorrow, 4 AM Cape Ann … Continue reading

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Rubber Duck: Only 194 Days Until the Blackburn Challenge!

194 days Blackburn Challenge circumnavigating Cape Ann July 19, 2014 124 days until the Essex River Race May 14, 2014

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Sunrise Today: Sun is closest to the Earth!

The sun reached perihelion last night which means it is the closest it gets to earth all year. Can’t you feel those rays up close and personal? This morning from Andrews Point the sun rose to the right of the … Continue reading

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Snowed in with Kids? Go to Wolf Hollow Today 1 PM

Cooped up in the house for the past few days? Well, it’s a beautiful day out there and what better kid trip then to take them all to Wolf Hollow. The Wolves will be ready for you at 1 PM. … Continue reading

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