Windblown Egrets

Egrets apparently indicate that a prosperous time is near or has arrived. I know I always feel very lucky to come upon them.  I am jealous of how graceful they usually look….except maybe when they are windblown like this day. Now I don’t feel so bad if my overdue-for-a-haircut hair gets blown around in the wind!

Mile Marker Now Open For Takeout

Mile Marker One Restaurant now open for takeout and curbside pickup! From their webpage

Friday May 8 – Sunday May 10 / Happy Mother’s Day!
11am – 8pm

Each week we will  have a new menu and scheduled times as we move in to the season and as things evolve with the virus guidelines.
We appreciate all your business and look forward to getting out dining spaces back and full menus.

Phone your orders in this week 978-265-3049
Have your Credit Card handy to complete your order. Please wear face mask at pick-up.


MAY 15 Kings of Infinite Space – a Zoom performance fundraiser Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8 PM – 9:30 PM


Kings of Infinite Space

A fundraiser performance to benefit MAGMA featuring
Sarah Slifer Swift, Paul Catania, Lisa Bouchie, Kate Tarlow Morgan, Fontaine Dubus, Trisha Zembruski
…and other special guests

As with many local businesses in the COVID-19 public health emergency, MAGMA has suffered large losses. This evening of performance is to celebrate our performers, deliver an evening of hope, humor, creativity, and wildness to all of our supporters, and hopefully to put a little money in the MAGMA coffers so we can survive these times.
Donate at

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Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8 PM – 9:30 PM


Sherry’s Corner Cafe

Another way to help our local restaurants during these trying times.  Also Sherry’s Corner Cafe is giving a gift back to their customers.  If you buy a $25.00 gift card, Sherry’s gives you a $30.,00 card.  It works out to 20% more than what you actually buy.  Thank you Sherry’s Corner Cafe.

2 Lexington Avenue

Gloucester, Magnolia, MA  01930


Please support our local businesses


Pop Up Wildlife !

I received a lovely selection of pop up wildlife from my children for Mother’s Day. They know how much I enjoy studying our backyard birds as well as bigger raptors. It’s a really cool gift. Maybe they make them in hummingbirds? Someone send one to our boss Joey please.

Please Do Not Forget Nail Salon and Beauty Salon Gift Certificates For Mother’s Day Gifts- These workers could use your support

I know I spend lots of time talking about restaurants because I just happen to have food on my brain all the time.

But there will be a time when our beauty and nail salons will open back up for business and when they do you can bet your ass that your mom is going to want to be pampered.

We have a wonderful community of beauty salon workers that can use your support and one way to do that is to buy gift certificates for the moms in your life.

It’s an easy purchase and they sure could use your support.

They are important contributors to our local economy, let’s not forget them. 

I know Kate, Felicia and my Mom consider these people close like family and your wives, moms and sisters probably feel the same way.



Online workshop “Gardening for the Zombie Apocalypse” with Backyard Growers – a second session!

Cape Ann Community


It’s spring, and even though it’s the zombie apocalypse out there, we have people to feed! So what to plant? What crops will produce the most food? With the most calories? And the most beneficial nutrients? With the best storage capacity? In the least amount of time?

To find out, register for the second session of our Gardening for the Zombie Apocalypse on-line workshop, which will take place on Tuesday, May 12 from 4-5:30 pm. Your workshop fee of $20 will help support our urgent zombie apocalypse work in the community. You’ll receive an overview on how to: 🌿 Plan a small urban garden for the greatest yield in terms of calories and amounts of veggies 🌿 Maximize small growing spaces with the square foot gardening method and succession planting 🌿 Sheet mulching and container gardening to grow food anywhere 🌿 Harvest water, save seeds, find free local growing resources…

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