Monthly Archives: July 2012

After The Trophies Are Handed Out and The Glory Fades There’s Still Work To Do


Those that know me know that power tools and me are generally not the best of friends.  I am not ashamed to say that Sista Felicia is probably 20 times more skilled with powertools as I am.  That’s a combination of how great she is with them and how god awful I am.

But after the fun and glory of the Horribles Parade award ceremony the part that no one looks forward to is the dismantling of the float. 

Finished and Trailer returned at 9:30PM!

Sweat equity baby!

Thanks Ed, Ron, Felicia, BJ, Barry and Amanda



Please patronize these GMG Approved Community Minded Businesses

gimmesound_final — local live music listings.  Find every live music show in Gloucester and Cape Ann — listen to music on-line & download — all for free.


The Lone Gull is a family owned coffeehouse located on Main Street in historic downtown Gloucester, Massachusetts. Our ideal location makes us a great place to stop for a drink or a bite to eat, to chat with friends, or to have a business meeting. We offer free wi-fi to our customers, extremely comfortable couches and chairs, and a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere.


Stones Pub

Stones is a small comfortable neighborhood pub in Gloucester, MA, America’s oldest seaport! We offer homemade soups, sandwiches and desserts all made on premises before your eyes in the open kitchen. The delicious smells welcome when you come in the door to a warm greeting.

Ed Collard House Doctors Handyman Services

Passports Restaurant


Noble Electricians


Steve Noble who does so much community work donating his time toward many great causes.

Robert Heidt

The new executive director of the Chamber of Commerce says that Good Morning Gloucester does so much for the community that he wanted to personally be a sponsor of the 2012 GMG horribles parade float

Circle Consulting

Donna Ardizzoni and Rick Moore

With Circle Consulting, small and mid-size companies can cost-effectively leverage world-class technology experience. We keep up with the latest developments in the rapidly changing technology sector, so you can focus on your core business. Let us do what we do best so that you can do what you do best.


Gloucester Bytes

Tim Blakeley From Gloucester Bytes the man who made the Gloucester Webcam project possible!


Greg Harris Brierwood Landscaping (978) 281-7564

for letting us use his trailer

Cape Ann Painters and Photographers Group

This is a reminder that the Cape Ann Painters and Photographers Group will meet at “The Annie” on Monday, July 9, at 9AM. Bring your coffee for the coffee 1/2 hour from 9-9:30. The meeting is from 9:30 – 11 with everyone having a chance to “check in” and share what they are doing.

Hope to see you there. Happy Summer!

Alice Gardner

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