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Gloucester Cruise (Easter, 2017) - Stacy Blvd. Shot
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Baby Bunny we called Cottonball, Norwood MA (backyard - Jun 18, 2017)
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Gloucester Boating (weird sky), Spring 2017
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Gloucester Cruise (Easter, 2017)
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Red Barn in Snow, Bolton MA (Feb. 2017)
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Long Beach/Beach Haven, NJ (December 2016)
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Surf City, NJ (December 2016)
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Supermoon November 2016
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Fall Cleanup (October, 2016)
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Somerville Bike Path (10.18.16)
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Natick Falls, Natick MA (10.16.16)
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Sunset at Ten Pound Light, Gloucester MA (9.24.16)
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Rooftop Pool, Gloucester MA (9.24.16)
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Prospect Hill Tower, Somerville MA (9.20.16)
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View of Boston from Prospect Hill, Somerville MA (9.20.16)
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Bigelow Chapel, Mount Auburn Cemetary (Sept. 2016)
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Winslow and Tiki (Sept. 2016)
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Pemaquid Point Shot, Maine August 2016
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Zen along Ocean Point, Maine (August 2016)
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Mystic Seaport Dusk, Mystic CT (7/3/16)
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Rocks and Roses along Penobscot Penisula (8/9/16)
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Atlantic Puffin Shot #3, Eastern Egg Rock Island, Maine (8.9.16)
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Atlantic Puffin Shot #2, Eastern Egg Rock Island, Maine (8.9.16)
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Atlantic Puffin Shot #1, Eastern Egg Rock Island, Maine (8.9.16)
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Rock Harbor, Orleans Cape Cod Sunset July 2016
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First Encounter Beach, Cape Cod MA July 2016
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First Encounter Beach, Cape Cod MA July 2016
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Chatham Light Beach, Chatham MA July 2016
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Chatham Light, Chatham MA July 2016
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Highland Light, Truro MA July 2016
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Cape Cod Windmill, Easton MA July 2016
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Greyson the Alpaca, Hubburdston MA July 2016
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Mystic Seaport Sunset, Mystic CT (7/3/16)
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Sea Lion, Mystic CT (7/3/16)
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Sailing around Windmill Point, Hull, MA (7/2/16)
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Sailing around Windmill Point, Hull, MA (7/2/16)
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Boston Light (7/1/16)
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Point Judith Light Area, Narragansett, RI (6.12.16)
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Lighthouse Mailbox, Somewhere in RI (6.12.16)
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Pemaquid Point Maine 2011 (re-issue 6.6.16) - I'm jonesing to get back there. I have a thing for lighthouses and puffins. Maybe this summer!
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Approaching Infinity, Scituate, MA (6.4.16)
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Visiting Cohasset (6.4.16)
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Approaching Minot Light off Cohasset coast (5.29.16)
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Sunday, October 14, 2018

09:07 PM EST [Link] October Sights [comments: 0]
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Started the day off with a sanctuary vist , think I was able to get some pretty good shots of some of the animals this time, afterwards did a little driving around to try to get some fall looking shots, and came across a place called the Big Apple to get some more apples. Cool thing about this place was that they actually had an apple conveyor belt thing (The Apple Grader) that you could watch to see how they sort all the apples after picking them all in the fields. Pretty big operation. We also had lunch at a place called the Purple Rooster which is this eclectic cafe that has vegan, vegetarian and gf options of everything. Also stopped along the road someplace for some shots and then out of the brush came a flying blue heron which was pretty cool. The rest of the day was basically just getting ready for the week doing food prep, mowing the lawn, reading the paper, etc.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

08:44 AM EST [Link] Splash of Color / Lobster Martinis [comments: 0]
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I was watching this show on cable and the host visited this place in Salem Mass that serves, get this, a lobster martini. I'm thinking I'm going to need to plan a trip up there soon (although October is probably the real busy season there - witches and all) but I really want to try this out sometime. It showed this martini with this big lobster claw attached to the side - needless to say it looked rather different and yet cool.

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I finally got around the replacing the lightbulbs in the front of house outside - I had noticed they weren't lighting anymore - just needed the bulbs replaced - looks good now! Felt there should be light there on the front steps since the kiddos trick or treating will be appearing no doubt in a few weeks.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

10:56 AM EST [Link] Penny Pincher [comments: 0]
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Taken 9/22/18 in Kennebunk, Maine

I must admit, whenever I'm at some place I try to get a penny memento so I can have a little memory of it. Somehow or other I came across a website that list where all these machines actually are. Pretty cool!

PennyCollector. Here's a listing of all the ones in Massachusetts which sadly, I haven't been to many apparently! The last time I did this was a few weeks ago in Johnny Appleseed Country just before Alpaca Yoga! Heh!

I think I'm going to make a list of one's I'll need to get to and increase my paltry collection! Actually most of the ones I have are from other states.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

10:40 AM EST [Link] All the Fall Things [comments: 0]
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Got some exciting fall trips to New Hampshire planned. Details to follow as it happens! Looking forward to them! Planted another butterfly bush in the back - hope it takes.

September 2018 recap highlights: Hosted BBQ, Schooner Festival Gloucester, Newport RI visit, Tree guys, new washer&dryer installation, Winslow visit, Rockport overnight stay, Cliff House Maine overnight stay, GLX Meeting #2, name printed in Chinese on display, and finally doing yoga with Alpacas.

Monday, October 8, 2018

05:03 PM EST [Link] Meet the Gourdons! [comments: 0]
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Meet Gourdon who I picked in a Jersey pumpkin patch on Saturday, and Lil' Gourdon, an almost exact lookalike but smaller, who was found at a Trader Joe's in Foxboro this afternoon! I had to get them together. Made an awesome apple sauce using the Instant Pot this afternoon with a bunch of apples we've gotten over in Appleseed Country and Jersey over the weekend. Really simple recipe and the Pot is really suited to this type of meal preparation. Two thumbs up, try it!

Sunday, October 7, 2018

06:57 PM EST [Link] Pumpkins in the Mist [comments: 0]
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Long Valley, NJ 10/6/18

Back from a 24 hour jaunt through Jersey. Here's a shot of the pumpkin patch that we go to yearly to get some pumpkins off the vine. Actually, I got a gourd, whom I have named Gourdon. Also, if you're in the area I'm going to plug a deli called The Great Wazu - great sandwiches there that never disappoints.

Also, new book I just got to read: Hidden History of Boston by Dina Vargo. Looks really good - the stories you never hear about.

Friday, October 5, 2018

02:05 PM EST [Link] Light and Shadow [comments: 0]
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One of the late summer stragglers still blooming in the back yard.

09:52 AM EST [Link] Let's Go Rowing on Fort Point [comments: 0]
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Spend the afternoon, you can't take it with you.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

08:25 AM EST [Link] Wasn't Meant to Be [comments: 0]
I hopped on the train to work yesterday since in the early evening I'd be meeting up with LD to use the pre-screening Venom passes. However, what we didn't realize is that they overbook these things and it's first come first served and your entire group has to be ready to go in together. Not normally a problem except that LD really couldn't leave her job until later and by that time they had been letting folks in since a little after 6, so even if we could get there seating probably wouldn't be ideal. It looked like all college kids were there and the place (actually the whole city) smelled of skunkweed (what's up with that, why does it smell like skunk, and how is that attractive to anyone? - just being in the vicinity of it gives me a headache), so we said screw it and maybe try to catch it some other time. We ended up having dinner at the S&S in Cambridge afterwards. It was worth a try though, LD ended up giving the passes to some kid who could go earlier than us - hopefully he got in!

Been a busy week for me, lots of meetings, plus for some reason my shoulder has been absolutely killing me. It was kinda messed up to begin with and then I must have slept on it wrong. The joys of growing older.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

12:08 PM EST [Link] The Granite Pier [comments: 0]
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Sunday, September 30, 2018

07:00 PM EST [Link] Alpaca Yoga! [comments: 0]
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Alpaca Yoga. 'Nuff said! More later...

Alpaca Yoga was a lot of fun! It's over in Johnny Appleseed Country so it's a little bit of a haul but definitely worth it. You can't really see it from some of the pics I put up but these 'pacas aren't really afraid of people like most are, so as you're doing the routine they walk around you, chew grass around you, some have even come up and sniffed a person or two. To be honest I could care less about the yoga - it's more about the interaction with the animals, plus now who else can say they did yoga with alpacas? Before heading home we found an apple tree farm place called Sholan Farms and got some apples - we didn't feel like picking any, just bought a bunch already picked. Pretty busy as it's that time of year. I decided on getting some of the Liberty variety - I'd never heard of those but I do like them - a little bit tart. Think LD got fuji's and a mix of some others - she prefers her apples a little sweeter. After coming home and getting a bunch of stuff done we watched the premier of A Million Little Things, that show looks to be really intense.

Not sure how, but LD got advance pre-screening passes to see Venom this week. before it's available to the public. Psyched!

Saturday, September 29, 2018

12:43 PM EST [Link] Splash Bravely [comments: 0]
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Here's one of the art guitars that are being displayed around town - sort of like that bunny thing Dedham did a couple of years back (though there's no topping those amazing artworks). I was unaware that one of the artists was Gary Cherone - best known as the singer for the rock band Extreme (also a brief stint in Van Halen but that turned out to be disastrous). I grabbed a pic of this one as I was running errands, which included getting gas for the lawn mower and checking a nearby yard sale for a little table, but I was unsuccessful in finding one suitable thus far. Anyways, I liked the message of this particular guitar. It spoke to me.

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Since I was feeling so industrious, I also cleaned out the shed to get it ready for winter storage, mowed the lawn, laundered some bed sheets, and pulled out weeds out of some of the raised beds. I then went down to old mill in town that has a lot of vintage and antique shops and cleanouts trying to score a table and maybe hit it lucky, but the ones I saw were either too nice/expensive, or didn't fit the bill of exactly what I am trying to find.

Tomorrow it's off to try our hand at Alpaca Yoga (we've already done the baby goats, so we have to try something else!)

Friday, September 28, 2018

11:16 AM EST [Link] Off to Sea [comments: 0]
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08:30 AM EST [Link] Dreary Friday Start [comments: 0]
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Long Wharf, Boston MA

Good day to get some things down around the house today. I also need to plant those lupine seeds I collected back over the summer. I'll probably do that tomorrow though along with some lawn/yard work I need to get caught up on. Also going to try to find a small side table for the laundry room at like a yard sale, or free if possible.

Game Time: Evil Goat. Liking it, currently stuck on Level 15 however. Update: I solved it!

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

10:14 AM EST [Link] Catch of the Day [comments: 0]
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It seems the catch of the day may be catching some sort of bug. I fell asleep last night at 7 pm of all things but it did seem to make me feel a bit better. Maybe something's going around because LD hasn't been feeling all the great either. It doesn't seem to be anything major, just enough to let you know something's going on. I suppose the wet, rainy, cold, overcast dreary weather we've been having lately isn't helping. Anyways, it reminded me of last winter when I decided to go to bed real early and I think it helped immensely in me not getting sick. Basically I just need to reboot myself.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

10:27 AM EST [Link] Meeting Notes and Musicals [comments: 0]
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That meeting last night was actually pretty interesting. I feel it was a really good to go to for information and folks had a lot of interesting ideas / concerns. One guy there went off on a completely different issue dealing with sanitation and kept getting louder and louder being tired of all the, and I quote "piss and shit" he says he basically has to walk through / clean up, etc. Wonder if they'll edit his commentary when it goes up on the web?

Bottom line is if you live/work in the area, it's going to be painful for the year or so. Many folks mentioned the stupid bump outs on my street that will no doubt cause issues. Apparently these things were supposed to be in years ago but for whatever reason got put in now at a most inopportune time with this bridge closure approaching in January. Many people also worry about the winter weather and how it will impact getting around. We'll see!

In the meantime, enjoy this nice sunrise picture from Rockport from a few weeks ago that we woke up for, enjoyed, and took in.

Oh, over the weekend we somehow had free HBO and someone suggested Hugh Jackman's The Great Showman which was loosely, and I mean loosely, based on PT Barnum. But it's a musical. We watched it, but thumbs down from us - kinda sucked, tunes were good I guess, not sure if they actually read up on the history of the man. I actually find I hate musical movies - I like the spoken dramatic parts, but then when they start singing it really turns me off. Not live plays mind you, just movies. Just doesn't do it for me.

Monday, September 24, 2018

02:44 PM EST [Link] The Girl and the Sea [comments: 0]
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I'm off to another Green Line Extension meeting tonight. Don;t expect to hear much different from the last meeting, but you never know.

09:46 AM EST [Link] Kennebunk Scenes [comments: 0]
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Sunday, September 23, 2018

07:12 AM EST [Link] Cliff Rocks Saturday [comments: 0]
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At Bald Head Cliffs, York, Maine

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Sunrise. Had to get up at 6:30 am for this!

Nice getaway up in Maine at the Cliff House. Later in Kennebunk even had a chance to meet up with an old colleague of LDs and her mom and got to chill out with them for a while - really nice to catch up. Beautiful day. We had a couple of nice meals (nice Italian dinner at Angelina's where we met a real interesting character from Sarasota, will have to relate the story sometime), breakfast at the Maine Diner), did a little shopping, etc. Good stuff.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

09:00 AM EST [Link] The Joys of the Valley [comments: 0]
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Autumn in the air, Rockport MA 9/16/18

So yesterday the Somerville house basement flooded in the deluge, even with the sump pump going gangbusters. Once everything dried out, the hot water tank had to be re-lit and the furnace needed to dry out, but everything appears to be back up and running now, so no harm no foul. It's just a pain in the neck whenever that happens. It's mostly because the house sits in a valley between two hills and there a lot of impervious surfaces and the city infrastructure is pretty old and has a hard time keeping up if the rainwaters come down too fast. That's life though.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

07:41 AM EST [Link] In The Fog [comments: 0]
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Fog burning off Thatcher Light, Rockport MA

Stay dry today peeps, as the remnants from what was hurricane Florence sends some rain our way. Todays pic is kinda how I feel today - in a fog, dreary, tired, and not wanting to do anything really. Lazy. For this pic I clambered up some rocks and saw the lighthouse in the distance and thought I would frame the shot as so. It was sunny out but foggy where the lighthouse was at the time - actually more of a haze and it wasn't the greatest part of the day to take shots due to the position of the sun, but I made it work.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

04:37 PM EST [Link] Rockport Overnight [comments: 0]
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View out the window, Rockport MA - 9/15/18

Part 1 of Ladydoc Appreciation Day was an overnight stay at a place in Rockport that I'd been wanting to try for a while. It was very relaxing. Oh, the night before we went out to the movies and didn't get home til pretty late so we were a little wiped. The movie itself was ok - to me it was pretty great for everything except toward the end when it got less mystery/thriller and more campy. Fun outing, nonetheless.

This morning we were up before the sun to get some sunrise shots along the coast where we stayed. After breakfast we hit a number of small coves all over Rockport to see what we could discover. I'll be processing some of the better pictures over time and will share them. We then had a nice lunch in G-Town, some beach time hanging on the sand and LD getting a dip in, and then it was finally back home to get back to the grind. I'm planning on grilling tonight (hamburgers came out really well - pat myself on the back), and then we'll do food prep for the week. The nice thing is though that toward to end of the week, it'll be time for LD Appreciation Day Part 2! Another coastal location, hopefully another relaxing, fun filled adventure.

On the negative side, I seem to have messed up my shoulder (tone of knots - I think that go back to the Schooner Event a few weeks ago) but perhaps a massage on Thursday night will fix it.

Friday, September 14, 2018

09:49 AM EST [Link] Tree Guys [comments: 0]
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Light and shadow.

I'm over here watching over the tree guys finally address the two trees in the back yard that got damaged all the way back in March when we had those really bad storms. There's like 5 spidermen running around with ropes and ear protection! It's good to be finally getting this done before the next winter / bad weather event occurs around here. I also got around to hanging up the other stained glass piece in the sunroom. Now both pieces are hanging proudly.

Tonight we're off to see the movie A Simple Favor with our other couple friends. I know nothing about this movie other than it's supposed to be some sort of thriller.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

10:07 AM EST [Link] Cloak and Dagger Soundtrack [comments: 0]
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While processing the above picture from the Schooner Festival a couple weeks ago, I ened up listening to the Cloak and Dagger soundtrack on Youtube - good music! Really adds to the show!

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

09:13 AM EST [Link] Plans Come Together [comments: 0]
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Took the car in for an oil change this morning, got done, took it back home, got on the bike, and pedaled into work today. Getting stuff done. There was a great house we rented in Nags Head, NC some years ago that I really liked - I hope it makes it okay through the hurricane. It would be a shame to see such a nice place get wasted. Also, the wild horses although I read that they have a way of surviving events like these.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

10:34 AM EST [Link] Perspective Matters [comments: 1]
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Got a bunch done today, grocery shopping, food prep, even had an hour at the sanctuary, and generally just getting stuff done for the upcoming week. After supper, we can chill and await the Sunday Scaries!

Saturday, September 8, 2018

09:47 AM EST [Link] Changes of Plans [comments: 0]
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Well, we were supposed to head down to Dartmouth today to meet up with a old friend, but come to find out she has laryngitis and is feeling awful, so I guess we'll need to occupy ourselves with something else to do today. In the meantime, here's another schooner shot from last week. I've been trying to go through my photo sets to see what might be of interest.

You can definitely start to feel the fall beginning in the air up here this morning, as it's a little crisp but nice. I was able to hang one of the stained glass pieces in the sunroom yesterday as a test, regarding placement, structural integrity, etc. May end up moving it again or possibly reinstalling it in a different way. Once it's perfect we'll start on the other piece.

Update: Ended up taking a ride down to Newport, RI. Also stopped in for lunch at a place called the Safari Cafe which is part of the OceanCliff Resort and Hotel not too far from Castle Hill. This place will need to be investigated further as a possible stay someday - really nice views of the ocean there. Anyways shots from all around Newport I took and will be processing what I think are the best ones shortly.

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Our lunchtime view

Friday, September 7, 2018

02:05 PM EST [Link] New Washer/Dryer In [comments: 0]
The new Samsung washer and dryer are installed and I've just run the inaugural load! Pretty fancy stuff - you wouldn't think I'd get excited about a washer and dryer but the electronics geek in me likes learning all the features and the digital readouts. Nice thing about the washer is it doesn't have the dumb tube in the middle taking up space like the old one did and I get a little fascinated watching it intelligently balance the load on it's own. While it was running, I did fire up the Ms. PacMan arcade machine we have down there and played a few rounds - haven't done that in a while. Gotta have some friends over for a game night one of these days - there's foosball and air hockey too. I had to move the hockey table out of the way so the delivery guys could get the things in and out but I've returned it to it's rightful place now and is ready to rock.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

08:21 AM EST [Link] Boston Scene [comments: 0]
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Little heavy on the nautical shots lately? Well, I told you I did like them! This shot came out kinda cool. I like the tones in this - almost like a drawing but not. Helps that I just happened to be there when these items were there as well, so for me, it's part being in the right place at the right time, and then just touching up the tones that I find pleasing.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

08:03 AM EST [Link] Love of the Sea [comments: 2]
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Schooner Festival, Gloucester MA 9/2/18

I've always had a thing for nautical. I like taking shots of boats and I like being near the ocean. I'm not sure where that comes from - maybe from growing up in the city and I like the change of scenery. Maybe because Boston is a port town and it's always been near. Definitely it's the smell of the ocean air that usually puts me to sleep after a while. Little known fact you might not know about me however, is that I never learned to swim. So I just wade around up to my chest. Anyways, these particular boats are really awesome looking - so sleek and from a when the only power was the wind. I personally like the way this shot came out - you should see the full size version - it's stunning to me! If you really look you notice things that you don't see at first - like the guy standing on the prow of the rightmost boat, and the fact that there are actually five schooners in this shot and not 2 (they are behind the two in front).

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

10:55 AM EST [Link] End of Summer Grind [comments: 0]
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Ugh - finding it hard to get motivated today after having such a nice, relaxing long Labor Day Weekend. Actually, I have been able to get a few things done, so it's not a total waste. Just other places I'd rather be at the moment. I'm sure most of us feel that way, right?

We've discovered that doing food prep is much better when you have the jukebox on churning out the tunes.

08:58 AM EST [Link] September Starts [comments: 0]
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Nantucket Lightship

Monday, September 3, 2018

09:45 AM EST [Link] Happy Labor Day 2018 [comments: 0]
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Introducing two new members of the family today - a new Samsung Washer and Dryer! The old dryer was crapping the bed and LD never liked the washer she had, so brand new appliances. Yay! Should be installed by the end of the week!

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Sad to see that the garden is starting to fade for the year. Overall, our flower production this year was off the chart, but to be truthful, our vegetable production pretty much sucked. Ah well. Still have some blooms and the butterfly bush is going gangbusters - I think that's going to be really nice after a few years if we can keep it healthy. Unfortunately our peppers were eaten by Chips the Chipmunk, and our zuch's except for one never hit full production mode.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

08:44 AM EST [Link] Saturday Schoonering [comments: 0]
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Parade of Sail, 2018

Had a great time at the BBQ last night. A lot of laughs were had, it was a good time. But today's another day and I'm currently in Gloucester solo wanting to photograph the schooners in today's Parade of Sail. I'm right here on Stacy Blvd waiting for the ships to pull in. I debated about whether to go or not, I am a little tired, but I somehow got to resolve to finally decide and here I am! Plys, how could I pass up such a beautiful morning along the coast?

Saturday, September 1, 2018

09:05 AM EST [Link] Downtown Friday II [comments: 0]
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One last trip for a while into Boston on Friday - the last day of August. Trying to get a couple more shots of places/things I missed the first time around. While there I also picked up a "Lock" for my mom. She uses this pamphlet that comes out weekly to help her out on what to play in the daily lottery. It's essentially a couple of pages of various numbers that are supposedly due to come out soon. Does it work? Well, there does seem to be numbers in there that do come out, but 1) you have to pick those numbers and play them which too many quickly becomes expensive and 2) they'd all come eventually, right? But she likes it so whenever I'm in the area I pick it up for her. Used to be able to get it in Davis but they don't seem to carry it anymore. I tried looking for other places this pamphlet might be but it is rather elusive to find.

I also went down to the seaport (again) as it's my favorite place in town (I have a thing for the ocean, and nautical stuff). Got to get right next to the Nantucket Lightship, which was cool. Never been that close to it before. A lightship is basically a boat used as a lighthouse to help other ships navigate. They are used in waters that are too deep or otherwise unsuitable for lighthouse construction. Also took a couple of crowd shots around various areas, something I don't usually do. Stretching my wings a little bit.

I also went into the King's Chapel. Never did that before but I said what the hell. Cool thing I liked about that place was the pews are basically booths. That was new to me - I'd never seen anything like that, with cushions that go all around the perimeter of the booth mostly. I found this to be actually awesome and wonder why I've never seen anything like this in any other church I'd ever been in.

All this walking has sure made my legs and feet tired. But can't stop now - having a couple of folks over this afternoon for some BBQ and libation. Hoping I don't screw it up!

Thursday, August 30, 2018

08:03 PM EST [Link] Reflections [comments: 0]
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08:03 AM EST [Link] Gonna Be a Big Mess [comments: 0]
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End of Summer Swan Rides - 8/24/18

I actually did end up going down to the town meeting to listen to the bridge closure discussion last night. It's not pretty. That bridge basically more or less carries 4.7 Million cars of traffic in a year and that's all basically going to be diverted onto the side streets and especially the street that I live on. Buses will also need to use the route. If you take the bus, you're not going to be happy because there won't be any access to those stops along the square so you have to walk a half mile to the nearest one and then get on the bus that's also sitting in the same traffic. Not great news for the high schoolers who use the bus to get to school and activities either. Probably going to add a lot of time to their commutes. Not sure how the businesses in that square will cope with deliveries and dumpster removal and all that. The problem is that it's such a major thruway but there really isn't any other way to get around there that does not impact the surrounding neighborhood. And this is supposed to last for an entire year - even to pedestrians. They will have to walk so far out of the way to get around it's probably not worth it to even go that way for anything. Glad I don't abut the tracks - can't imagine what those days would be like listening to them construct things all week - possibly on nights and weekends schedule permitting. The city can't control that though - that's a state decision. They may end up making the street I live on a one-way to deal with it, also not sure how those new crazy zigzag bumpouts will also impact the increased traffic load. How are we supposed to get out of our driveways with so many cars coming through? They also said they'd have to contact Google Maps and Waze about things so those apps don't have everyone driving down to get around the closure. Even though the detour they proposed goes pretty far out of the way around the city. It's going to be a big mess.

Anyways, I didn't stay for the whole meeting, I just wanted a gist of what the proposals were and none of them are really that great but there's not much they can do given the situation. I think I may be on camera in the crowd so I'll have to catch the recap on the local access channel just to see myself and maybe hear more of what they were saying since the microphone they used was terrible.

I did ride my bike today, despite the heat advisory warning and oppressive heat. It's not that long a ride and as long as I stay hydrated I feel pretty good.

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