Local Fish Is The Best Fish

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Today when I visited the piers in Gloucester, MA and spoke to the deckhands and pier crew offloading several tons of halibut, I couldn’t help but think about the fresh, farmed, and frozen fish from China that is sold in our local supermarkets.

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On The Trail in Ravenswood

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On this Columbus Day, the 600 acre Ravenswood Park  in Gloucester showed off its back-lit pines and hemlocks. Go there any time for a walk, trail run, or short nordic ski trip.

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Wingaersheek Beach — Fading Afternoon Light

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The fading afternoon light at Wingaersheek Beach highlights contours of the granite outcrops in the tide. Annisquam Light is on the horizon. Click here to see a larger image or to purchase an archival print or license for commercial use.

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Soft Light in a Pottery Studio

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Today I was drawn to the light. shapes, and color at Cynthia Curtis Pottery in Rockport, MA on Cape Ann.

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Sunset Over Wingaersheek Beach

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I rushed to catch the sunset tonight from the Annisquam neighborhood of Gloucester, MA. Got there just in time, don’t you think?

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Autumn Night on Cape Ann

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Bearskin Neck in Rockport, Massachusetts is a year round mecca for tourists but traffic slows down considerably by mid November. It’s a bit like Provincetown, MA in minature and much more intimate and approachable.

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Halibut Point – After A Storm

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The granite quarry at Halibut Point in Rockport, MA was operated from about 1840 to 1920. Now part of a State Park, its reflecting fresh waters blend with the hues of the Atlantic beyond the line of trees. Sailors shouted “Haul About” when they rounded this rocky point on Cape Ann, hence the name “Halibut Point.”

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Sunset Over Ipswich Bay

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Who needs to go to the tropics when we have spectacular sunsets right here in New England?

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Rock Music on Cape Ann

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My fascination with the rocks of Cape Ann continues. Here, on a very foggy evening with a flat sea, the shoreline of Lanesville shows off its granite boulders and small, reflective, tidal pools.

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A Bright Spring Morning in Rockport on Cape Ann

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On a perfect spring morning in the fishing village of Rockport on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, just a few lobster boats are moored in the calm harbor.

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