it’s all about the “F” word!

Chill Out!

It’s not what you think.


I love Quotations. Here are a few on “FUN


“there are worse things in life than having fun”                                                  Bill Harris


“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun”  Katherine Hepburn

“When the fun goes out of play, most often so does the learning”.   Joanne E. Oppenheim

“Creativity is about play and a kind of willingness to go with your intuition. It’s crucial to an artist. If you know where you are going and what you are going to do, why do it? I think I learned that from the artists, from my grandmother, from all the creative people I’ve spent time with over the years”.         Frank O. Gehry       



NEW GMG Feature- Contact Email

I created for those of you who would like to email me about something directly and not leave a message in the comment section.

Please don’t abandon the comments as that is what makes us know how you all are digging or hating the blog.

You can access this email address in the new tab up top titled “Email Us”

Also for anyone that still tries to contact me through my verizon email address, please don’t be offended if I don’t respond to it as I rarely check it.  I’d hate to miss your correspondence so please use either of my two yahoo email adresses that you may have to contact me.  Those get checked religioiusly throughout the day.

Georges by Night Sat May 15th Featuring Music By Chelsea Berry

From Dean Salah-

Hey all, the next Georges By Night dinner will be Sat. May 15th, tickets on sale at Georges $25 per person. We will be serving a delicious Chicken Madeira meal and due to popular demand we are going to run an encore performance with Chelsea Berry.  Chelsea put on a spectacular performance last month and this will give those who missed her another opportunity.

This is a BYOB night so bring your favorite spirits along.  Tickets sold out in two days last month so if you are interested please get down to the shop as seats are very limited. Hope to see you all for another great evening,  Dean

Anyone Wanna Buy My Camera?

I’m looking to once again upgrade. 

I can honestly say that I LOVE LOVE LOVE this camera and have had ZERO problems with it during the past 8 months or so that I’ve owned it.  It is a Sony DSC H-20 and it sells for $250- $355 new on Google Shopping- you can see it here and that is without any extra accessories.  I’ll add in an extra battery along with the stuff that it originally came with and sell it for $175 with no negotiations.  The camera is worth every penny.

Here’s what the camera looks like-

So you know that this camera is in perfect working condition  these pics up to the HD video have been shot within the past few days-

Taken yesterday-

Taken May 3

hd video taken May 5th

This camera is perfect for anyone thinking about blogging or havinbg a camera that takes pictures as well as a larger camera but fits in your pocket easily.

I can’t say enough good things about it.

It also takes great photos in low light like these-

Land of Ktulu submitted to the GMG Flickr Group By halibut2

 I know Paul Morrison likes to stack up rocks.  He uses the term cairns to describe the stacked up balanced rocks.

The pictures here are from halibut2 and were taken on May Day at Halibut Point.  The video is from pro rocker-stacker Bill Dan.

From the wikipedia page for cairns-

A cairn (carn in Irish, carnedd in Welsh, càrn in Scots Gaelic) is a human-made pile of stones, often in conical form. They are usually found in uplands, on moorland, on mountaintops, or near waterways.

If you’re looking for something to do why not head out to Halibut Point, make some cairns, take some pics and submit them here to GMG

There’s also The Rocker : World Wide Phenomenon a blog with some great pictures and videos of Cairns

Land of Ktulu, originally uploaded by halibut2.


Jimmy T Writes- Bring Your Rain Jacket!

Putting In The Dories Saturday Morning-

Sounds like there is rain in the forecast for Saturday morning when we put the boats in. Please don’t let that dissuade you from helping for an hour or two. We are meeting at the dory storage tent, behind Eastern Ave Self Storage, 7 a.m. Saturday morning.

Some should bring rowing gear to row a boat from E. Gloucester to the Town Landing, anyone who has a trailer would be great, otherwise just bring your smiles and muscles!

There are still boats available for anyone who wants to row the Essex River Race, May 15th.

One more week to top the $2000.00 bid for the handline dory, then it will be sold.

Thank you.

Jenny Dee and The Deelinquents

WHAT:         Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents

WHERE:       The Rhumb Line, 40 Railroad Avenue, Gloucester
WHEN:        Saturday, May 8th, 2010 from 9:30pm – 12:30am
WHAT ELSE: 3 sets / 21+ / no cover
Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents just finished a month long residency at PRECINCT in Cambridge, which was capped off by their performance alongside Dolores “LaLa” Brooks (lead singer of The Crystals).  They’re back in Gloucester at The Rhumb Line this Saturday, May 8th for three sets starting at 9:30pm.

Sushi In Tampa Doesn’t Suck

Pictures from the Rabbit

It was the first time I’ve tried rolls that were wrapped in some type of lettuce instead of rice (see bottom picture).

The lettuce made the roll much lighter.  I’ll have to look for this type of sushi around here.  Any of you readers know of any local sushi joints that prepare it this way?

IMG_9948, originally uploaded by captjoe06.