PHOTOS FROM THE GREG BOVER CAPE ANN CHAMBER SMALL BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD RECEPTION

CONGRATULATIONS TO GREG BOVER, GLOUCESTER’S 2017 RECIPIENT OF THE CAPE ANN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SMALL BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD! Sara Young, Greg Bover, and Ken Riel Last night the Studio Restaurant was crowded with colleagues, friends, and well-wishers in honor of Greg Bover, vice president of the organ building company C.B. Fisk, and the latest is … Continue reading PHOTOS FROM THE GREG BOVER CAPE ANN CHAMBER SMALL BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD RECEPTION

GOOD MORNING GLOUCESTER QUESTIONNAIRE WITH GREG BOVER

How long have you lived in Gloucester? I’ve been on Cape Ann in one town or another for 38 years, I live in Rockport now.What is your favorite season In Gloucester? Sailing season.Do you have any secret outdoor spots in Gloucester where you go to “get away”? Well, if I answered it wouldn’t be secret … Continue reading GOOD MORNING GLOUCESTER QUESTIONNAIRE WITH GREG BOVER

GloucesterCast 173 With Guests Greg Bover @KimSmithDesigns, Mark Ring and @Joey_C Taped 2/28/16

GloucesterCast 173 With Guests Greg Bover @KimSmithDesigns, Mark Ring and @Joey_C Taped 2/28/16 Topics Include: Greg Bover now an official GMG contributor!  project manager adams grant search.   awesome gloucester. how many years have you been doing the quote of the week, fish tales a smash St Joseph’s Pasta making Day Seafood Show- Billboard monarchs rebounding … Continue reading GloucesterCast 173 With Guests Greg Bover @KimSmithDesigns, Mark Ring and @Joey_C Taped 2/28/16

Andy Warhol Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, ‘So what.’ That’s one of my favorite things to say, ‘So what.’” Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987) A Pittsburg native, born to parents who had immigrated from what is now Slovakia, Warhol was the dominant figure in the Pop … Continue reading Andy Warhol Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Peter McWilliams Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“Acceptance is such an important commodity, some have called it “the first law of personal growth.” Peter McWilliams (1949 -2000) He went on to say: “Acceptance is not a state of passivity or inaction. I am not saying you can’t change the world, right wrongs, or replace evil with good. Acceptance is, in fact, the … Continue reading Peter McWilliams Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Samuel Langhorne Clemens Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie. I can, but I won’t. Samuel Langhorne Clemens,) 1835-1910 Best known by his pen name, Mark Twain, Clemens was a giant of American humor and letters. A Missouri native, he had brief careers as a miner and a river … Continue reading Samuel Langhorne Clemens Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Marshall Rosenberg Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“It’s never what people do that makes us angry; it’s what we tell ourselves about what they did.” Marshall Rosenberg (1934 – 2015) An Ohio native who grew up in what he described as “a rough neighborhood in Detroit,” Rosenberg attended Cooley High School and went on to the University of Wisconsin at Madison, receiving … Continue reading Marshall Rosenberg Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Samuel Johnson Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“If you are idle, be not solitary. If you are solitary, be not idle.” Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) Dr. Johnson was the most important English literary figure of his age. He wrote plays, essays and poems including the deeply perceptive “Vanity of Human Wishes,” but he was best known for his Dictionary of the English Language … Continue reading Samuel Johnson Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Ernest Hemingway Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) An Illinois native, Hemingway was among the most influential writers of the twentieth century. A volunteer ambulance driver, he was seriously wounded in World War I, and used the experience to write A Farewell to Arms, in 1929, from … Continue reading Ernest Hemingway Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Neil deGrasse Tyson Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

4 December, 2015 “The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.” Neil deGrasse Tyson (1958 –    ) A New York City native and a product of its public schools, Dr. Tyson is arguably the most publicly visible scientist in the country. He was attracted to astrophysics from … Continue reading Neil deGrasse Tyson Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Gautama Buddha Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.” Gautama Buddha (circa 563-483 BCE) Although the exact historicity of his life is lost in time it is generally accepted that Siddhartha Gautama, born a prince in what … Continue reading Gautama Buddha Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Thomas Merton Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.”Thomas Merton (1915-1968) Born in France to an American Quaker mother and an Anglican father from New Zealand, Merton was raised in several different countries, moving often, especially after his mother’s death when he was six and then his father’s death when he was sixteen. Although … Continue reading Thomas Merton Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Bill Nye Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.” Bill Nye (1955-     ) A Washington, D.C. native, Nye graduated from the Sidwell Friends School before attending Cornell University, where he took an astronomy class from Carl Sagan and ultimately received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He began his career at Boeing, where among other tasks, … Continue reading Bill Nye Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Isaac Asimov Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.”Isaac Asimov (1920?-1992) Born in Russia, Isaak Yudovich Ozimov immigrated to the United States with his parents at the age of three. A voracious reader of science fiction, he began writing as a pre-teen, selling his first piece in … Continue reading Isaac Asimov Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

E. O. Wilson Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“Competition is intense among humans, and within a group, selfish individuals always win. But in contests between groups, groups of altruists always beat groups of selfish individuals.” E. O. Wilson (1929-    ) An Alabama native, Wilson, blinded in one eye at age 7, took up the study of insects shortly thereafter and is today recognized … Continue reading E. O. Wilson Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

Baltasar Gracian Quote of the Week from Greg Bover (Five Year Anniversary Of Greg’s Quote Of The Week Posts)

“A wise man learns more from his enemies than a fool from his friends.” Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658) Born in the Spanish province of Aragon, Gracian studied theology in Zaragoza and took holy orders as a Jesuit in 1633. He was admired as an orator in his lifetime and much sought after for his sermons, which … Continue reading Baltasar Gracian Quote of the Week from Greg Bover (Five Year Anniversary Of Greg’s Quote Of The Week Posts)

Michael Pritchard Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

September 18, 2015 “Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed” Michael Pritchard (1950?-     ) A Missouri native, Pritchard was an army medic in the Vietnam War. He had an early career as a stand-up comedian and voice actor, but became a youth counselor and inspirational speaker, creating anti-hate specials for PBS after the … Continue reading Michael Pritchard Quote of the Week from Greg Bover