SNOWY OWL GOLDEN-EYED GOLDEN GIRL

We startled each other! 

Happy Birthday to PROJECT SNOWSTORM

By Scott Weidensaul

On this day five years ago, my phone rang not long after breakfast. It was my friend and colleague Dave Brinker, a biologist with Maryland’s Natural Heritage program. He was calling because of something we’d both been watching with growing interest and amazement — the almost unprecedented invasion of snowy owls coming south into eastern North America, which was playing out across birding listserves, eBird and other information outlets.

The numbers were incredible. Just a week earlier, a birder in Newfoundland had reported counting nearly 300 snowies in one small area at Cape Race — 75 of them visible in a single sweep of his binoculars. White owls were showing up as far south as Jacksonville, Florida, and on the island of Bermuda.

“None of us are going to live long enough to see something like this again,” Dave said. He’d been talking with another mutual friend, owl bander Steve Huy, and they had some ideas — recruiting other banders to try to trap and band snowy owls to help track their movements, or maybe soliciting photographs from the public, which would allow us to age and sex many of the owls to get a sense of where the different age- and sex-classes were wintering.

That was plenty to think about, but not long after I hung up, the phone rang again. This time it was Andy McGann, who in 2007 was an intern on my saw-whet owl banding project, and in 2012 had worked for me again as a research technician while Dave and I tested a new type of automated telemetry system for small owls.

Andy was now working for Cellular Tracking Technologies, a company founded by golden eagle biologist Mike Lanzone to build next-generation GPS transmitters. Andy asked me if I’d been following the news about the snowy owl invasion. “Because, um, we have a transmitter here that was built for another project — but Mike said if you can find some funds, just enough to cover our costs, we’d love to put it on a snowy owl instead,” he said.

That was the beginning of Project SNOWstorm — and it snowballed (no pun intended) was stunning speed. By the evening of Dec. 7, 2013, I had spoken with a longtime supporter of our saw-whet work, the late Jim Macaleer of West Chester, Pa., who had agreed to underwrite not one but five transmitters. The next day, anonymous friends and fellow researchers had matched that gift with one of their own. We’d reached out to our good friend Norman Smith in Massachusetts, who has been studying snowy owls since 1981, who enthusiastically joined the effort. Along with Steve, another former research tech of mine, Drew Weber, brought web savvy and know-how. Jean-François Therrien, a French-Canadian researcher who did his Ph.D. on snowy owls in the Arctic and who now works here in Pennsylvania at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, jumped in with both feet. The proposal we submitted to the U.S. Bird Banding Lab for authorization to tag and track snowy owls was approved in record time, since the BBL was already looking for someone to do just that kind of project.

Less than two weeks later Dave, JF, Mike and I gathered along the  Maryland coast, where we trapped “Assateague,” a juvenile male and our first tagged owl. It’s been a wild five years ever since, as this project has grown in ways we never could have expected. For instance, we had a research project but no budget, so Dave suggested we try crowd-funding. I was frankly skeptical, but many of you quickly proved that it’s possible to launch and maintain an ambitious scientific project with small donations from the general public and birding/ornithological organizations. (Our institutional home, the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art in central Pennsylvania, has been a huge supporter from the start, not least because all donations to SNOWstorm are thus tax-deductible in the U.S.)

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GloucesterCast 310 With Chris Spittle, Ralph DiGiorgio, Chris McCarthy, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 12/9/18

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Chris Spittle AKA @CapeAnnWeather

GMG Holiday Party December 29th At Gloucester Stage
There’s a photographer that submits photos and freaks out when I don’t post them.

First he submits them and adds “Let me know when they will be posted.” The next day I generally get a disappointed email that he hasn’t seen his photos on the blog yet. The day after that he goes on insinuating that I don’t want to promote local artists. Relentless.

“Santa Baby” non-controversy.  Outrage culture vigilantes are a minority.  I used to get freaked out but now it seems the public is starting to wear of these stories.

Topside Grill- Not Your Grandaddy’s Topside Grill

Nantucket Christmas Stroll

Shingles Shots

Send In Lobster Trap Tree Photos To Kim

Winged Creature Update

 

 

 

GloucesterCast 309A With Chris McCarthy, Aurelia Nelson, Senator Bruce Tarr, Megan Merlin, Pat and Jim Dalpiaz, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 12/2/18

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GLOUCESTERCAST 309A WITH CHRIS MCCARTHY, AURELIA NELSON, SENATOR BRUCE TARR, MEGAN MERLIN, PAT AND JIM DALPIAZ, KIM SMITH AND JOEY CIARAMITARO TAPED 12/2/18

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North Shore 104.9 Senator Tarr Toy Drive- 9 stops planned on Thursday, December 13th For more info click- https://www.northshore1049.com/sen-bruce-tarr-holiday-toy-drive/

Check out www.tarrtalk.com for info from Senator Bruce Tarr

15 year anniversary of Sugar Mags, Ladies night celebration!

STEPHANIE TASHJY AND GEORGIA HART TALK SUGAR MAG’S 15 ANNIVERSARY & DRIFTWOOD CARCUTERIE

Homiecast Roast Beef Taste Off

Dogtown Books reopening and welcomed the new owners. We brought home 3 new treasures!!!
 
Jimmy brought home something interesting from one of the local church holiday fairs.
 
Sip and Shop event Riversbend Tues Dec 4 5-8 PM. Nice to have one on a weeknight!  https://www.facebook.com/events/1745275302173999/
 
Pat finds interesting documents from 1953 regarding the sale of the dock here at Captain Joe and Sons
Lobster Trap tree Lighting
Request for lobster trap tree family photos Kim will post them submit them to  kimsmithdesigns@hotmail.com
 

A WHALE OF A TAIL AT THE PAINT FACTORY

“Dive Deep Within” – Goetemann artist Deborah Redwood’s sculpture at the Paint Factory

Don’t you love the scale of Deborah’s piece? Much like Gloucester’s most beloved statues, the “Fishermen’s Wives Memorial,” “Man at the Wheel,” and “Joan of Arc,” “Dive Deep Within” is built to a very human scale and blends beautifully with the environment. “Dive Deep Within” is a statement, but does not try to compete with or dominate the surrounding landscape. Read more about Deborah’s piece here:

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and visit her website here: https://www.deborahredwood.com/

When I look at the subtle artistry of “Dive Deep Within,” I am reminded of the humungous abrasive metal sculpture that our community has been highly pressurized to accept, to not only find a suitable location for its installation, but to pay for its fabrication as well. One suggested site was the tiny narrow strip of green grass on the Rocky Neck causeway. When that location was wholeheartedly rejected, the next attempt was to locate the sculpture at the beautiful, but again very small, Solomon Jacob’s Park. This suggestion was especially nonsensical because the Solomon Jacob Park was specifically designed to be an open window to the working waterfront.

Monumentally large sculptures like that perhaps look best when sited in vast open spaces, a midwestern prairie or on a farm field; at a similar place where from the artist has made his home for most of his life, rather than Gloucester’s stunning waterfront.

Greatly appreciating the scale and intention of Deborah Redwood’s “Dive Deep Within”

HOME STRETCH

Hello Friends, If I have been slow to respond to emails, comments, facebook messages, photo requests, I sincerely apologize. It is because I am in the home stretch of getting all my clients decorated for the holidays and their gardens ready for winter. Beginning this coming Monday, knock wood, I can turn all my attention to films, friends, photos, programs, and book projects. See you soon 🙂

 

A few more snapshots from November’s full Frost Moon rising over Niles Pond 

If you click on the photo to embiggen, you can see craters in the moon’s surface, especially on the left side .

Beautiful birch tree at Niles Pond

November Frost Moon over Niles Pond

GloucesterCast 308 With Ralph DiGiorgio, Chris McCarthy, Kerry McKenna, Ken Riehl, Heidi Dallin, Scott Caron, Jim and Pat Dalpiaz, Cat Ryan,  Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 11/25/18

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GloucesterCast 308 With Ralph DiGiorgio, Chris McCarthy, Kerry McKenna, Ken Riehl, Heidi Dallin, Scott Caron, Jim and Pat Dalpiaz, Cat Ryan,  Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 11/25/18

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The Menu: Kim brought Russell Orchard Cider Donuts, Cat Ryan made a pecan pie, Ken brought Cuban Cigars, Chris brought coffees and Joey brought Ricotta Pie.

Ken Riehl just back from Cuba

Thanksgiving recap

I GREW UP ROOTING FOR BC, BUT HERE WE ARE WITH A NEPHEW THAT GOES TO ‘CUSE!

December 5th, Come check out our 3rd round of Crush Cancer! at Tonno Gloucester

Holiday Happenings On Cape Ann From The Cape Ann Chamber Click link for schedule

Downtown Gloucester Window Contest Vote On The Contest Here

Joey’s ibuprofen

Bex Brings A New Mini-Lobster Trap Tree For Pat Dalpiaz

Assignment for Pat- Joan of Arc Statue Time Capsule

Topside Grill Great For Thanksgiving!

Feather and Wedge Hosting Holiday Parties– Join us in our warm and intimate dining room where we can accommodate up to 50 guests.  Download our brochure for more details. Feather and Wedge – Events and Parties

Save the Date Middle Street Walk December 8th !!!!!

LOBSTER TRAP CHRISTMAS TREE TAKING SHAPE (AND BREAKING NEWS OF SORTS!)

Lobster Trap Tree Buoy Painting Dates

Is it normal for a retired schoolteacher to collect children’s Disney pins?

Shout-out to the great Sawyer Free Library and its staff! So grateful to have their expertise available.  https://sawyerfreelibrary.org/

Winterbirds

Three Snowy Owls At Crane’s Beach

Eagles Over Brace’s Cove

Scott Caron Santaland Diaries Get Tickets Here

 

EXQUISITE FROST MOON AND ST. ANN STEEPLE

Everything lined up timing-wise early morning the day after Thanksgiving. The sky was clear and bright and that too made for perfect moon-viewing. Despite the wind and bitterly cold temperature, it was beautiful to see. After watching the moon descend over St. Ann, I walked further up the harbor and found a few more moon photos. 

LOBSTER TRAP CHRISTMAS TREE TAKING SHAPE (and breaking news of sorts!)

David Brooks and crew spent a solid eight hour day building Gloucester’s famous lobster trap tree, the one and only lobster trap Christmas tree decorated with hand painted buoys by local children and artists. They will be returning tomorrow to finish up, weather permitting. Lending a hand this afternoon when I stopped by to take snapshots were Mark Schlichte, Shawn Henry, Jake Hennessey, Peter Asaro, Jason Burroughs, and David Brooks. If you see these guys around town, let them know how awesome you think they are!

 

The exciting news is that this year we will be enjoying COLORED lights!!! Although white holiday lights are wonderful and beautiful, it just seems to me that colored lights on our lobster trap tree are more festive and compliment better the hand painted buoys. For the past several years, the tree was decorated with white lights and I am glad to see they are mixing it up with colored lights this year. What is your personal preference?

Did you know that it costs approximately $800.00 for lights each year? The cost seems relatively modest when you think about the delight and wonderment this most unique of holiday trees and accompanying buoy painting brings to our community. If you would like to help with the expense of the lights, please contact David Brooks at 978-335-2219. Thank you!

This year’s tree lighting takes place on December 8th, from 4:30 to 5pm.

INVASION OF THE LITTLE BLACK SCOTERS!

The best kind of invasion–an usual bird invasion! The flock of male and female Black Scoters was fairly far offshore at daybreak. Later in the day I checked back on the scoters and they were continuing their southerly directed swim along the shoreline, but a little closer to the rocky coastline. Oh how I wish we could see them really close-up!

Male Black Scoters sport a distinctive orange-knobbed bill

I call them little because they are the smallest of the three scoters we would see in our area, the other two being Surf Scoters and White-winged Scoters. Even from far off shore I could hear their soft whistling calls.

The little Black Scoter breeds in the northern tundra, wintering along both the East and West coasts, as well as the Gulf of Mexico. This beautiful little duck is a species thought to be in decline, namely because of its susceptibility to oil spills and pollution.

NOVEMBER FROST MOON RISING OVER BRACE COVE AND NILES POND

November’s nearly full Frost Moon was rising over Brace Cove, while the sun was setting over the harbor. Violet sunset clouds swirled around the rising moon when moments later the moon shone brightly through the pine trees.

November’s full moon is also called the Beaver Moon-both the early colonists and Algonquin tribes named it so because November was the designated time of year to set Beaver traps before ponds and swamps froze.


November Frost Moon rising over Niles Pond

Harbor Seals in the setting sun and rising moonlight–a seal-a-rock 🙂

THREE VIEWS GLOUCESTER CITY HALL-SKYLINE- HARBOR

A view that never disappoints-

Choppy harbor waters

Storm clouds clearing

Later that same afternoon

AFTER THE STORM SUNSET AND WAVES AT EASTERN POINT LIGHHOUSE

Beautiful breakers and sunset light slipping through the clouds after the storm.


Mother Ann’s silhouette through the waves

GloucesterCast 307 With Ralph DiGiorgio, Chris McCarthy, Zach Sears, Eoin Vincent, Ken Hecht, Nate Cahill, Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 11/18/18

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Chris isn’t drink even though he’s obsessed with craft ciders.  Downeast Mixed Berry Cider- Far From The Tree Ectoplasm,

Coffee provided by eieio roasters Eoin Vincent’s new coffee roasting business. Mention GMG for free shipping on the website 

Two Sisters breakfast with Chris and Janice McCarthy

Sclafani’s Bakery Pastries Saturday Mornings Are A Treat

Wheelhouse Gloucester Modern shared workspace for an evolving Gloucester designed with the independent worker in mind.

Downtown Gloucester Holiday Decorating Contest

Zach Sears talks about what will re-emerge after the Lat 43/Minglewood closing

Raphael DiGiorgio- Nashville visit, the Jack Daniels Distillery, 52nd CMAs, Ralph ON GMA

Feather and Wedge Dinner

Come To Topside Grill For Thanksgiving!

Good Morning Gloucester Calendars sold out in record time

Beauport Open House Wed Dec 5 5-8 PM. I do not want to miss this!
Stocking Stuffer Toy Drive at the Rhumb Line 9 AM Sat Nov 24. Email AngelsOnCapeAnn@gmail.com
Apples are $1.69 lb at Russell Orchards
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New Swan Family
2.5 Million Dollars Given To Great Marsh
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GloucesterCast 306 With Chris McCarthy, Ralphael DiGiorgio, Pat and Jimmy Dalpiaz, Allen Estes, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 11/11/18

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Thanksgiving anxiety

Allen Estes- www.allenestes.com

Allen Estes Kickstarter Campaign

Taste Of Cape Ann

Raphael DiGiorgio Food Critic To The Stars Reviews iPazzi

Cape Ann Youth Hockey Exodus To Westmount Montreal– Chris’ Experience in Montreal

Jazz Brunch at Feather & Wedge with Peter Fedele, Sunday, November 11

Well that was rather abrupt! Papa Gino’s Abruptly Shuttered!

Lights of Love Annual Tree Lighting at AGH- All welcome!  Wednesday Nov 28th 6:15PM

Coffin’s Beach By The Numbers

New Listing At 5 Stanwood Point Unit B, Gloucester

Pat Sheds Light On Old Packing Slips Discovered- Sea View Lobster Co. Gloucester Mass. Telephone (Gloucester, Mass.) 1324

Pat and Jimmy have a problem voting.

Chris Is A New Fan of Extreme Truck and Auto Repair

Jim would like to share a report on Two Sisters Cafe
Hank Junker Shout Out
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Boston Globe Travel Show: January 18-20, 2019

MOTT is excited to announce plans to exhibit at the 2019 Boston Globe Travel Show, which will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston from January 18-20, 2019. We are planning to host a variety of costumed characters in our booth, so if you would like to feature your mascot, or wish to volunteer in the MOTT booth, please contact Phyllis M. Cahaly.

Congratulations Flynn Cruiseport Boston

Congratulations to the Flynn Cruiseport Boston on another record-breaking year of cruise passengers in the 2018 season. According to Tom Glynn, Massport CEO, Flynn Cruiseport Boston estimated that they welcomed 396,000 cruise passengers, 150 cruise ships and 20 different cruise lines to Boston. This translates to $485 million in economic output, $213 million to tourism-related businesses, nearly 2,000 jobs and $10 million in annual state and local tax revenues from cruise activity. Also, with the passing of the Economic Development Bill this past July, Massport will be spending $100 million in renovations for Flynn Cruiseport Boston which will include upgrades to efficiently handle 4,000+ passenger vessels.

Participate in Mass Beer Week

Calling all Massachusetts tap rooms, breweries, brew pubs, bottle shops, and restaurants. Join the Mass Brewers Guild, BeerAdvocate, Craft’d Events, Fat Basset Design, and the Mass. Brew Bros. in the celebration of Mass Beer Week taking place March 2-9, 2019. Joining is simple and only requires that you host an event focused exclusively on beer brewed in Massachusetts. Ideas for events include but are not limited to a Massachusetts tap takeover, beer/food pairing menus, specialty tastings, or panel discussion with brewers and consumers. For questions and additional details on how to get involved, contact the Mass Brewers Guild’s Executive Director Katie Stinchon.

New MOTT trail Applechusetts features Orchards, Cideries, and More- 
Leading up to the 24th annual Franklin County CiderDays festival, MOTT released Applechusetts, a guide to apple goods, experiences, and traditions across the Commonwealth. Applechusetts features pick-your-own orchards, farm stands, sweet treats, events, and cideries along with apple variety notes, recipes from local businesses, and hard cider tasting tips. An index and resources section at the back directs readers to MOTT and MDAR web pages for listings, maps, and more. Hard copies of Applechusetts were distributed at Franklin County’s CiderDays 2018, and a digital version of the guide is available on MOTT’s website at massvacation.com/apples.

Speaking of Franklin County’s CiderDays, MOTT also partnered with Yankee Magazine to distribute Yankee’s fall guide and a special food edition at the standout harvest festival. Mark your calendars: CiderDays will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2019. That’s 25 years of cider tastings, tours, talks, and so much more. How do you like them apples?

Applechusetts – Congratulations Russell Orchards for representing North Shore (other regional options include: Brooksby Farm, Connors, Appleton, Smolak)

 

 

Gloucester and Cape Ann were represented in two other MOTT themed guides: the Massachusetts Whale Trail and the Massachusetts Masterpiece Trail

Notable Media Coverage of Massachusetts (other than sports)
Check out award-winning UK Journalist Mike MacEachern’s story on Springfield and the Dr. Seuss Museum, published on BBC Travel in October. With BBC Travel’s reach of over 78 million people, this is another great result of Mr. MacEachern’s media visit to Massachusetts this past summer. Ireland’s TV3’s The Elaine Show in Ireland recently featured a Halloween special on Salem. Fast forward to 29:30 in this clip, to follow presenter Sarah Cleary’s journey to Boston and Salem. The Elaine Show’s 1 million viewers in Ireland will be getting a taste of Halloween in the Bay State.

Check out – North Shore in the news – BBC featured Kim Smith, Gloucester, Cape Ann and New England 

New International Flight
Delta will launch new nonstop daily service from Edinburgh, Scotland to Boston on May 23, 2019. Here’s the press release.

MA Sports Marketing Office Upcoming Sporting Events
International Volleyball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony, Springfield, Nov 10
135th “The Game:” Yale vs Harvard, Boston November 17
For a full schedule of major sporting events across Massachusetts, visit MAsportsoffice.com.

MA Film Office Film Festivals
Boston Jewish Film Festival – November 7 – 19
Northampton Film Festival – November 15 – 18
Boston International Kids Film Festival – November 16 – 18
For a full schedule of film festivals in Massachusetts, visit mafilm.org.

North Shore offerings: Cape Ann Cinema offers several festivals annually

BULLETIN BOARD – FREE means FREE!
With so many amazing free things to do in Massachusetts, we created a FREE category listing in our online calendar of events at massvacation.com. Now, you can feel free to add your organization’s cost-free events to MOTT’s year-round calendars. Just visit massvacation.com and click on ‘submit your listing’ on the bottom of the homepage. With questions, please reach out to John Alzapiedi.

By the Numbers MA Lodging Industry Performance
September, 2018 vs. September, 2017

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WATCH CAPE ANN’S MONARCH BUTTERFLIES ON BBC AUTUMNWATCH NEW ENGLAND TODAY!

Dear Friends of Beauty on the Wing,

Unlike the UK’s BBC, where Autumnwatch New England aired four consecutive evenings, the series is only running three nights in the U.S., and the Monarch episode is not included in tonight’s PBS version of the show.

The good news though is that the Monarch episode aired last night on the BBC, the final night of the UK series, and you can watch it right now, on youtube!

The series is not yet available on the BBC’s website but it has been posted here [https://youtu.be/RB5FkrvuVzU].

A friend shared an email from her sister last night. Her sister lives in the UK and here is what she wrote about Gloucester-

So exciting!
We were idly watching a programme called Autumn watch which this year has been filmed in New England. It has been based in New Hampshire (Lake Squam). They began to talk about the migration of the monarch butterflies when suddenly they are in Gloucester! We had very good pictures of Gloucester which looked beautiful! Lovely pictures of good harbour beach etc…..
They’ve now gone to Boston and are talking about wild turkeys!
What a programme!
Love M.

BBC and PBS AUTUMN WATCH: NEW ENGLAND CAPE ANN MONARCH EPISODE AIRS FRIDAY NIGHT

Dear Friends of Beauty on the Wing,

My friend Patti Papows shares that she heard a promo on PBS for the Autumnwatch Cape Ann Monarch migration episode, which we believe airs Friday night at 8pm. The BBC team is still editing the segment so if anything changes, we will let you know.

The Monarch migration interview was filmed at Patti’s beautiful garden in Gloucester, at Good Harbor Beach, and the episode includes footage from my forthcoming film Beauty on the Wing: Life Story of the Monarch Butterfly.

Patti is a fantastic hostess and the producer Sophie, cameraman Bobby, and his wife Gina were thrilled with her warm hospitality and the refreshments she provided. It was cold and damp and drizzly, yet despite that, half a dozen Monarchs emerged from the chrysalises I had brought to the interview. Everyone was excited to see this and I think it was all meant to be.

The three night series airs Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 8pm (October 17th-19th).

Photos from an October passel of Monarchs migrating along our shores and nectaring at the late blooming asters.

GloucesterCast 302 With Cat Ryan, Pat Dalpiaz, Heidi Dallin, Ken Riaf, Ken Baltin, Kim Smith and Joey Ciaramitaro Taped 10/14/18

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01:37 Jenn Brooks WeatherPod

08:20 The Hocus Pocus Debate

15:30 Plus 90 Cigars Cigar and Wine Night at Mile Marker Wednesday Night October 17th

16:12  GMG Thanksgiving Podcast Date? November 4th.

Joey Making Turkey On The Weber Kettle

Cranberry relish

Mashed Potatos

Stuffing

Pecan Pie

No frozen corn

24:37 John McElhenny’s Piece 

26:00 Judy Robinson-Cox will be hosting a book signing Sat Oct 20 1-4 PM at the Square Circle Gallery in Rockport. The book is _Finding Lilliput_ “a photographic story for the young at heart”.

28:28 Kim’s Interview With PBS Autumn Watch New England Airs Friday About The Monarchs on Cape Ann

29:05 Mass Oyster Project in Conjunction With Maritime Gloucester Released 50,000 Baby Oysters Into Annisquam River

31:05 DB’s Porcupine Sighting In Essex MA

36:35  Ken Riaf and Ken Baltin From My Station In Life At Gloucester Stage

35:16 Pat Dalpiaz volunteering At Gloucester Stage

58:29 Cape Ann Museum In The Globe