Originally posted on Northeast BBQ:
Hi Joey, I am enjoying your blogs as always and have attached a photo just for fun. It is a very old, moldy and underexposed kodachrome and I am not sending it for a blog post hopeful, just to accompany some info. I don’t know if you knew your old…
Originally posted on Northeast BBQ:
Captain Lester S. Wass American Legion Post 3 8 Washington Street, Gloucester, MA Gloucester’s Historical Commission and the Legion are working together to plan for the building’s restoration. Sarah Dunlap, City Archivist, shared a historic image that predates the vintage postcard.
Dear FoFs, Meet at twilight this evening, Saturday September 24. Come to the Fisherman’s statue on the Boulevard at 7 pm and bring a a flower, candle, lantern or flashlight. We’ll turn our lights on at 7:30 in honor of Fred.
Fred was someone you will never forget and even though you didn’t know it was his birthday today I bet you thought of him in the past week. His voice I can hear like it was yesterday, why Shaggy was Shaggy, Cape Ann Tool chimney, and stuff. I did a google for Fred and it … Continue reading Fred Bodin’s Birthday Today
Hi Kim, Fred Bodin was a very interesting photographer and I was shocked to hear of his sudden passing. Fred was a member of the Cape Ann Photographic Society and the RAA Photographic Group. Fred and I worked together at RAA to found this group as many artists were opposed to photographers although a few … Continue reading FRED BODIN REMEMBRANCE FROM GORDON OSBORNE
Joey, I came on board GMG 8/01/13 and when Fred came on-board he responded to an email I sent him 10/17/13. He also posted on GMG about carrying messages a military veterans and he was there like a long lost friend. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that … Continue reading Dave Moore remembers Fred Bodin!
Joey, I wasn’t able to get to Gloucester this summer (only the second time in forty years…and for exactly the same reason, a husband being treated for illness), but GMG has saved my soul–thank you very much–with wonderful stories and photos. I was deeply saddened when I read that Fred had died. As you’ll see … Continue reading Jane Paznik-Bondarin Remembers Fred Bodin
Cat Ryan Submits- On the wall is an Alice Curtis Fred Bodin print of Dogtown Babson boulders. This one is hanging in a salon. There are others around town. He was on my mind and I’ve seen it there before. This time it was just after what would have been his 9AM GMG posting. Fred … Continue reading Missing Fred Bodin. This photo was taken in downtown Gloucester. Where?
If you couldn’t make our memorial Fred Bodin podcast where folks shared stories about their friend but would like to share your Fred Bodiun story submit them to firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll publish them on our pages- Nancy Dudley remembers Fred- Looking forward to your podcast on Fred. I know you will have plenty of stories, … Continue reading Fred Bodin Stories
GloucesterCast 149- The Fred Bodin Rememberance Podcast Many of Fred Bodin’s Friends Share Stories About Fred Bodin and What He Meant To Us. A Tribute To Fred. Fred’s wake will be at Greely Funeral Home Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 4:00 – 7:00 Listen here- Kim Smith Group Photo- Sista Felicia Photos- Subscribe to The … Continue reading GloucesterCast 149- The Fred Bodin Rememberance Podcast
Come down the dock Sunday morning at 9AM. 95 East Main Street Gloucester Captain Joe’s Linda Amero photo –
This photo reminds me of Fred. Obviously, the hand’s firm grip on the rigging captures Fred’s immense inner strength, determination and fortitude. But beyond that, as the darkness creates a mood of mystery in the photo, I always found a bit of mystery in Fred Although we spent many hours together, (especially during the last year … Continue reading For Fred Bodin
RIP Fred your GMG Famiky will forever keep you in our hearts❤️
Fred Fought With Grace, Courage and Humor Throughout His Illness and Will be Incredibly Missed GloucesterCast 149- The Fred Bodin Rememberance Podcast Many of Fred Bodin’s Friends Share Stories About Fred Bodin and What He Meant To Us. A Tribute To Fred. Fred’s wake will be at Greely Funeral Home Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from … Continue reading Our Friend Fred Bodin Has Passed
Photo- Al Bezanson
Photo submitted by Allen Sloane. Thanks Allen!
Cat Ryan submits- He doesn’t need help. Fred with Peter Webber, Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, and Ronda Faloon, Cape Ann Museum. Since 1993, the Massachusetts Cultural Council Commonwealth Awards have been given every two years and celebrate achievement in arts and culture. Specifically, “The Commonwealth Awards shine a spotlight on the extraordinary contributions made … Continue reading I tried to help Fred Bodin visit the State House. Here’s what happened
For more than 40 years, photography has been Fred Bodin’s life. The Rockport resident started as a freelancer before getting regular work at local colleges, newspapers and magazines. Eventually he opened his own classic photography shop – Bodin Historic Photo – in downtown Gloucester. “It’s like having a hobby, but I get paid for it,” … Continue reading Local Business Owner Reopens Photoshop Fred Bodin received cancer treatment at Addison Gilbert Hospital