Tag Archives: E.J. Lefavour

Spontaneous Mug Up at Hobbit House Studio

Since I am going to be open anyway, and have eggs and coffee, and everyone knows that hobbits are spontaneous, fun loving creatures, I thought to myself, why not just open earlier and have a Mug Up.  I know it is last … Continue reading

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Open Studio this Weekend

I’ve been working hard to get the place spruced up, new work completed and framed, and I’d love to see whoever would like to come by.  Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 4, 5 & 6 from noon to 5:00.  Hoping it … Continue reading

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Hobbit House Studio

Joey will appreciate this.  I have operated as Khan Studio for eleven years.  Since deciding to open my studio here at 1 Wonson Street, I thought it might be time for a new name.  I’ve been thinking about it while getting the place set … Continue reading

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How to Recognize Artists

Now you can learn to recognize the 27 Cape Ann Artists and Photographers exhibiting at the Magnolia Historical Society Spring Art Show by coming to the show, seeing their work and maybe buying a piece to grace your home.  A … Continue reading

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Spring Art Show

Only 15 days til Spring… After that, there are only 21 more days until the Spring Art Show at the Magnolia Historical Society.  From the icy grip of winter emerges a fresh new body of work by some of your … Continue reading

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Once a Surfer . . .

I recently came across this old photo of me and my surfing buddy Karen.  We were probably 15 or 16 at the time – wasn’t I cute back then!  Obviously no surf that day, so we were coming in early. … Continue reading

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The Dreaded AD

Alzheimer’s Disease is not a happy subject, nor one that is specifically Cape Ann focused, but is one that has, is now, or may one day effect many GMG contributors and readers, personally or through a loved one. My mother, … Continue reading

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Obscure bit of interesting stuff

Hussein bin Talal‎, Ḥusayn bin Ṭalāl; 14 November 1935 – 7 February 1999) was King of Jordan from the abdication of his father, King Talal, in 1952, until his death. Hussein’s rule extended through the Cold War and four decades of Arab-Israeli conflict.  He recognized Israel in 1994, becoming the … Continue reading

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Self-publishing Event at the Sawyer Free Library

Satruday, December 1st from 2-4pm, in the Friend Room at the Sawyer Free Library. With Susan Oleksiw, moderator. The panel includes my husband, Tom Hauck, GMG’s E.J., Kathleen Valentine, Margery Leach, David Simmons, and Jane Ward.  

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Tales of Bong Tree Island Book Launch

Snapshots from Tales of Bong Tree Island book launch. Congratulations E.J.! E.J. Lefavour Ed and E.J. Marty and Barbara Luster E.J. and Joey Tales of Bong Tree Island  

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Cape Ann Painter and Photographer Group

The meeting was held this morning for the first time at the wonderful Annie Theatre, which is where future meetings will be held. E.J. gave a super presentation on marketing for artists–this is a great group for meeting fellow artists, … Continue reading

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Praise for Good Morning Gloucester

Hi Joey, I thought readers might want to see what was in my inbox this morning: “Dear Kim, Thank you for turning me on to Good Morning Gloucester.  Every city (and town) should have an equivalent.  What a great way … Continue reading

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Topside Grill GMG Art Show This Season- E.J. Lefavour

Doug Silva who has been making some fantastic changes as manager at his father’s Topside Grill invited our posse to fill the newly renovated space with our photos.  If you haven’t heard by now from Paul Morrison’s Seasonal Restaurant Openings … Continue reading

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Did you know?

E.J. Lefavour writes- Did you know (of course you did): That the City of Gloucester is home to one of the finest natural harbors in Massachusetts and is the oldest fishing port on the East Coast of the United States. … Continue reading

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Did You Know?- E.J. Lefavour Christmas Card

Did you know: That this is a Photo-shopped photo of the blue gate on Main Street in Rockport, sent to all my Cape Ann neighbors as a special Christmas greeting. Hope everyone’s holidays are as special and wonderful as this … Continue reading

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Did you know? Proxigean Spring Tides

E. J. Lefavour writes- Did you know: That during both new and full moon phases, the gravitational attraction of the moon is in line with the gravitational pull of the sun, producing high tides and low tides 20% higher and … Continue reading

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Did you know? Greater Yellowlegs

E. J. Lefavour writes- Did you know? That Greater Yellowlegs, a large sandpiper, breed in muskeg bogs in the northern boreal forest? Their wintering and migration habitats are more general; they can be found in many fresh and saltwater wetland … Continue reading

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Did you know? Roger Babson

E.J. Lefavour  writes- Did you know? That Roger Babson, founder of Babson College, and the philanthropist millionaire who hired unemployed stonecutters after the Great Depression to carve messages on the boulders scattered throughout Dogtown, was also instrumental in the formation … Continue reading

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Did you know? Fitz Henry Lane

E.J. Lefavour writes- Did you know? That Fitz Henry Lane (born Nathaniel Rogers Lane, also known as Fitz Hugh Lane) (19 December 1804 – 14 August 1865) was one of the greatest American maritime painters of a style that would … Continue reading

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Annisquam Light From E.J. Lefavour

E.J. writes- Did you know that Annisquam Harbor Light Station, formerly known as Wigwam Point (a name that stems from the long use of the point as a summer gathering place for local Indians), was first built in 1801 at … Continue reading

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E.J. Lefavour History Behind The Painting At The Sawyer Free Art Auction

Good Morning Joey, Great – this will be fun.  Attached is a little info about me, and a painting I did of a turnabout (this painting was donated to the Sawyer Free Library for their annual art auction), info below … Continue reading

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