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Madeline Sings What a Wonderful World

What a Wonderful World, sung by five-year old Madeline Ciaramitaro at her great-grandmother’s memorial. Surrounded by her loving family, Madeline does’t miss a lyric, despite the baby crying (on cue) and a great deal of background noise. I think Madeline’s … Continue reading

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The Eastern Carpenter Bee

3 minute video featuring the Eastern Carpenter Bee. The music is the opening movement of Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The Eastern Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa virginica) is an important pollinator for many open-faced spring flowers … Continue reading

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Muddled Mallard

An atypical chocolate brown duck–possibly a hybrid between a domestic duck and a Mallard–filmed at Wonson’s Cove, Rocky Neck.

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Life Story of the Black Swallowtail Butterfly

Coming Soon: Life Story of the Black Swallowtail Butterfly tells the story of the ubiquitous and stunning Black Swallowtail butterfly. My new documentary film captures the beauty and mystery of the Black Swallowtail, through all its life stages, and in it’s … Continue reading

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Isn’t Niles Pond gorgeous? The above photo I posted on Sunday; the pond looks especially pristine and sparkly in the snow and ice. The following day GMG follower and Eastern Point resident Daniel D. wrote to say “It does look … Continue reading

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Silly Old Coot

When I was a child, my siblings and I oftentimes called one another nonsensical names– “old coot” and “silly old coot” are two insults we frequently relied upon. I am not sure from where we picked up these idioms, but … Continue reading

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Best Friends’ Sunset

Filmed at Oakes Cove, Rocky Neck, November 7, 2011. “Count on Me” by Bruno Mars, from the album Doo-Wops and Hooligans. Oakes Cove is a small, protected cove located on the southwestern side of Rocky Neck within Gloucester’s Inner Harbor. … Continue reading

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