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Topics Include: The effervescent Toby Pett and Mr Grumpypants Kim Smith, Block Party Kudos, Sefathia, Mark McDonough Valerie Markeley, Block Party Review, Gianni Gallo, Rome TV based in where else but Gloucester MA, Mercedes Flavin and Paolo Laboa and The Space at Alchemy, J Pace, The Big Dig, The Format For The 100th Podcast, Holy Cow, Burnham’s Field, John McElhenny, Steve Winslow, Melissa Cox, Mayor Kirk, The Ward 2 Move, Richardson’s Ice Cream, Appleton Farms, Gloucester Daily Times Website Redesign, Arizona’s Stupid Motorist Law, Israel Horowitz’ My Old Lady Playing At Cape Ann Community Cinema, House Of Games, Lindsay Crouse, Adam Horowitz and The Beastie Boys, Rob Newton From Cape Ann Community Cinema, The Prototype For Kim’s Butterfly Screening Audience, Kim Smith Butterfly Movie On PBS, Send Kim Your Monarch Butterfly Sightings, www.journeynorth.org , Eastern Point Lit House Kumbaya Moment, Duckworth Book Series The Secret Life Of Bees, NFL Football Food Menu, Against Football: A Reluctant Manifesto, The Hard Core Liberal Car and Ron Gilson’s 10 Cent Trade In, Live On Boats Being Sold In Favor Of Cheap Housing, SmallHouseBliss, Send In Your Football Day Food Pictures
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No one tells stories about the old days like Ron Gilson.
Ask him about officer MacCaffery.
GloucesterCast 6/6/13 With Guest Ron Gilson and Host Joey Ciaramitaro
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International Dory Races, Gloucester Harbor Launch,Boating Season, Gloucester Harbor Water Shuttle, Vacationing In Gloucester Totally Based On Public Transportation, The Accommodations At Rocky Neck, The Gloucester House, Cruiseport, The Patio
GloucesterCast Podcast With Guest Ron Gilson and Host Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 6/1/13
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Topics Include: Summer In Gloucester,The First Upscale Breakfast joint In Gloucester, the Makings of The Union Hill Coffee Shop, Au Beaujolais, Relationship Between Restaurant Patrons and Servers, Flags On The Boulevard, Differences Between Generations Honoring Veterans, Paul Frontiero Sr, Death Row Sub, Death Row Meal.
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Oops, Rubber Duck told Ed the rolls were a food challenge.
What I like about this island, the natives are so staid and honor decorum. All photos after this were a blur of 200 napkins.
Fifteen minutes earlier Joey was helping unload the last boat. Cleans up pretty good.
Tide and time wait for no man and that includes the sun. If the webpage says sunrise is 7:00 AM on the dot then you better be out there before that to get the rich colors. I was trotting down the Atlantic Path at 6:59 AM enjoying the sunrise but before I could get the iPhone out BAM! Still working without a tripod although I did line the horizon up on the panorama arrow onscreen which helped calm down the wavy horizon a bit. More after the break …I just downloaded some good photos of the Edwardo Coronation Saturday night. Wait for my 2:30 PM regular post time for the shot of Sistah Felicia with tambourine over her head (did the lead singer hand it over voluntarily?) with Ron Gilson cutting a rug on the dance floor swinging a tablecloth over his head. I may be exaggerating but not by much.
Thank you Ron for this treasured gift of An Island No More!!!
Yesterday on our front porch my husband found a wonderful surprise package, not long a mystery from where it came with a lovely inscription from the author himself, Ron Gilson. An Island No More ~ The Gloucester I Knew
is a deeply personal and fascinating account of Gloucester’s working waterfront and its people, with hundreds of black and white photographs. I was immediately transported to Gloucester during the Great Depression and haven’t been able to put down the book. An Island No More is available from Amazon
or by contacting the author at P.O. Box 557, Gloucester, MA 01930.
Note: The little boy sitting on the dock and looking at the Emily Brown (see the book jacket illustration) is none other than RON at eleven years old, circa 1944.
To read more about Ron Gilson and An Island No More see the following GMG posts:
Ron Gilson of Gloucester lectured Wednesday night at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum’s Waterline Center about working aboard Gloucester’s Schooner ‘Adventure’ back in 1951.
Three Amigos and Sista Felicia
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The first day of the new year started with pre-plunge preparations and a spectacular brunch at Sista Felicia and Barry’s Always Warm and Welcoming Beautiful Home.
Ron Gilson, Peter Van Ness, and Erika
Wonder Woman, also know as Donna Ardizonni
More Three Amigos
Van Ness Family
GMG Chief and The Zip Line Kid
Happy New Year!
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Listen To Ron Tell It Just The Way It Went Down
If interested contact Ron at firstname.lastname@example.org
87 Atlantic Road End Unit With Sweeping Views Of Thacher Island, Good Harbor Beach, and Bass Rocks.
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October 1, 2012
Gloucester Daily Times
To the editor:
Why is the city of Gloucester, its Waterways Board and some elected officials “hell bent” on establishing a municipal recreational boat “floating marina” in the middle of our harbor in direct competition with existing private, commercial marinas?
For the entire Letter click here
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Sara Dunlap Archive Volunteer co-director
George Thurston, Volunteer Microfilm expert searcher
Liesa Logsdon From Spring City TN, (visitor searching genealogy)and Stephanie Buck Historian Cape Ann Museum and Archives Volunteer
Patricia Wright from Spring City TN and Shirley Thompson from Brownsburg IN (visitors searching genealogy)
Jane Meade and Joan Gilson Archives Volunteers