Beautiful from every vantage point all around the harbor last evening. Click panoramic images to see full size.gloucester-harbor-sunset-copyright-kim-smithgloucesterskyline-nightfall-1-copyright-kim-smithgloucester-skyline-nightfall-copyright-kim-smith

For breast cancer awareness month, Gloucester City Hall tower is lit in pink

Phyllis A Marine Assoc Fall Art Show & Sale @ Marine Railways

In case you missed the one day art show for the Phyllis A Marine Assoc good cause, here’s a link to their current  fundraising campaign. The photographs indicate some of the participating artists–look for their work!


more than one hour at a time and always smiling

More Good Luck with

Some of you may remember the awesome houseboat that I rented back in August…which, by the way, a friend just rented and loved as much as we did.  Well, this past weekend I rented an oceanfront home directly on York Beach in Maine…that gazed across at Nubble Light.  The house was clean, bright, nautical, and perfect for our group of 10 friends.

It was close enough that some peeps could just drive up for one of the two nights….and I even was able to jet home on Saturday to catch Thatcher’s hockey game at Pingree Rink in Hamilton and then turn around and head back up again.

Granted, it is pretty much off-season, but we each only paid $65 per night. The Kittery outlets were only minutes away….as was downtown Portsmouth….and local restaurants. We opted to bring lots of food, snacks, and beverages up with us and just sat and laughed (and laughed) in the living room both nights. During the day there was lots of leaf peeping, beach walking, sightseeing, photo taking, and shopping.

If you’re looking for a getaway, I highly recommend both and

This is the listing that we just rented…. in case you are interested.

Photo courtesy of their listing


Cape Ann Community Bulletin Board Listings For 10/25/16


Welcome To Cape Ann Community Bulletin Board

Joey C ~ 3 Comments

A place where non-profit Cape Ann organizations can post press releases directly and then those press releases will be reposted to . This is not an advertising space for businesses, fitness or wellness organizations, or music listings.

The web address will be

To have your community organization news posted here, contact Joey C who will grant access for you to post directly.

Swimmer/Divers wanted GHS/RHS Swimming and Diving Team

October 25, 2016 ~


contact coach Laura –

The Enchanted Kingdom – Halloween Fun without the Fright

October 24, 2016 ~ Rose

The Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church will host “The Enchanted Kingdom”, an alternative to scary haunted houses, on Sunday, October 30 from 4-6pm.  If you are looking for Halloween fun without the fright, come visit and play in the Fairy Garden, Elf Forest and Magic Castle. Created with three to ten year-olds in mind, the kingdom will delight all ages.2016-flyer

Enter The Enchanted Kingdom at 10 Church Street, Gloucester, MA. Admission is free to all. Donations will be gratefully accepted to support the outreach activities of the church.