SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022 AT 10 AM – 3 PM
Gloucester Elks Annual Spring Craft Fair
Over 30 crafters and artist from the North Shore Area.
Four wild turkeys paraded through the neighborhood.
Photo description: wild turkeys spring courtship time. Striking big male displaying with three disinterested females. They were busy foraging and moving out while he was strutting. One female was momentarily distracted by its own reflection in the front bumper of a parked car. (photos: c. ryan)
Last March I saw 18 cross Thatcher Road, between Good Harbor Beach and Long Beach Dairy Maid, just past Witham.
Wish they were a little closer at Clark Pond but to see them is wonderful.
We may not feel that Spring is here but it will come and the warmth and summer will follow.
A fickle spring this certainly has been. The clouds near sunset seemed to telling a story.
Even in the rain, the Snowy Egret at Clark Pond looked so beautiful and who does not love see the ducklings learning to swim.
The view from the boardwalk on a spring day – can you spot the two new homes?
animation 1 of 3 (first 24 homes, just past the old hotel)
animation 2 of 3 ( Laughing Water and next 25 homes )
animation 3 of 3 (next 24 homes)
Aside from Spring Peepers, is there a sound of the New England meadow that announces the arrival of spring more eloquently than that of the Red-winged Blackbird calling to his lady love? I think not. Happy Spring!
Lots of great stuff is going on this year in Rockport at the annual Motif No.1 Day. We have the Rockport Farmers Market, coffee from Twin Lights Coffee Co., burgers from Seaview Farm, lots of good stuff from the Rockport New Year’s Eve Food Booth and crepes from the soon-to-be-open StudioCrepe restaurant by the train station.
A Seaside Circus, great live music, interactive activities like the Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest, poetry readings, and much more are all part of the event, not to mention the Motif No.1 Day 5K and Fun Run, with proceeds going to benefit health & wellness at Rockport Elementary School!
Go to www.rockportexchange.org for a Schedule of Events, but keep in mind more good things will be added before the festival takes place on May 21st.