Respite from the Heat Wave — pat morss

Other parts of the country have it hotter, but we have the humidity too.

Hopeless heat on the deck last week
But there were ways to cool off
A nice repurposing of a tugboat
An impressive visiting yacht, escorted by schooner Adventure
Thomas E Lannon and Adventure on their third cruises of the day
It’s always nice to cross tacks with Lannon in the harbor; cool and windy yesterday
We retained power during two hurricane warnings, but may lose to the Tree Swallows
One Mourning Dove stood his ground (wire) – “I got here first”
Mass Audubon said the swallows were gathering to migrate south. Haven’t left yet.
A hint of fall. A beautiful leaf Anne-Lise picked up.

I Am More Project

Tomorrow Iain and I will be hanging our biggest exhibit yet – all 36 portraits and essays at the Salem State University Berry Library. The public is welcome during library hours from Sept 1st through November 30th. Attached is a flyer you’re welcome to share.

In my next blog post I’ll be sharing this exhibit and some photos from the Ocean Alliance exhibit. I also have a new line-up of subjects coming up for the fall so if you’re interested in seeing those you can subscribe to the blog at


Knob & Tube – Should I Worry It’s In My Home?

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About your home from Jameson at Another Level Home Inspection LLC

Knob & Tube

Knob & Tube is an old wiring we find in homes. It was generally installed from the 1880’s to the 1940’s. Many people have heard about this wiring, and maybe have even seen it, but may not fully understand what it is or what it means to be present in your home. The wiring was ungrounded and had a hot and neutral wire running independently. The knobs were used to change direction and the tubes would insulate the wires when going through wood and other building materials. It may seem like it’s not too dangerous, the wires are separated, and it has been in your home for typically at least a hundred years right! So, what makes it something you should worry about?

  1. It’s probably been altered. Originally the connections were soldered together. Your home…

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Nia and Rest. Yoga Classes via Zoom with Linda on Vacation Aug. 30-Sept. 7. Classes resume Wed Sept. 8th

Cape Ann Wellness

I’ll be on vacation for this week and will return on the 8th with a new routine, Trio: The Music of Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris and Dolly Parton. Don’t miss it. See you in September!



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GloucesterCast 521 Livestream With Chris McCarthy, Scottie Mac, Paul Gamber, Millie, Jim Capillo and Joey C Livestreaming 8/29/21

GloucesterCast 521 Livestream With Chris McCarthy, Scottie Mac, Paul Gamber, Millie, Jim Capillo and Joey C Livestreaming 8/29/21

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