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Tag: Ten Pound Island Lighthouse
SNOWY DAY IN GLOUCESTER with YOUNG SWANS, SAINT ANTHONYS-BY-THE-SEA, TEN POUND ISLAND, BRACE COVE, PAINT FACTORY, AND MORE
#GLOUCESTERMA DEEP FREEZE SEA SMOKE GOOD HARBOR BEACH, TWIN LIGHTS, EASTERN POINT, BACKSHORE, TEN POUND ISLAND, NILES POND
My fingers froze and I had to call it quits yet despite the bitterly cold five degree temperature and biting wind, day break brought blue skies and beautiful sea smoke all along the backshore, from Gloucester’s Ten Pound Island Lighthouse to Rockport’s Twin Lighthouses.
Take heart friends -today is the last day of January- only 48 more days until the spring equinox!
Fresh wild animal tracks crossing Niles Pond
MIDNIGHT SUN HEADING HOME
LUSCIOUS TEN POUND ISLAND PAINT BOX SUNSET
TEN POUND ISLAND SUNSET
HEADING OUT TEN POUND ISLAND AND LIGHTHOUSE
TEN POUND ISLAND TWILIGHT AND SEINE BOAT
SNOWY DAY MORNING VIOLET SKIES TO BLUE -By Kim Smith
RED #2 -By Kim Smith
RED- By Kim Smith
THE RIPPLE EFFECT
TEN POUND ISLAND SNOW DAY
CALM BEFORE THE STORM
Living in a coastal community as do we here on Cape Ann, the weather plays a formidable role in our everyday lives. I consider each day to be uniquely beautiful, although with a storm approaching that has been given the name “Bomb Cyclone,” the word beauty may not be the first word that comes to mind tomorrow morning.
Yesterday morning as the full Wolf Moon was setting, the sun rose clear and brilliantly on the icy rafts forming at Smiths Cove, sea smoke swirled around Ten Pound Island Lighthouse, and the Harbor was rough with whitecaps.
Today the sun rose over the backshore through a bank of low lying clouds shading the light in hues of violet, red, orange, and yellow and this thought was on my mind, ‘red in the morning, sailor heed warning.’ Fishermen were shoring up their boats, house builders furiously hammering, and the grocery stores were as mobbed as the day before Thanksgiving.
See you on the other side of the storm. Please stay safe and warm ❤
CAPE ANN LIGHTHOUSES SHROUDED IN SEA SMOKE
Evocative views looking through sea smoke along the shoreline this morning, from Ten Pound Island to Twin Lights, and at every vantage point along the way. On my very last stop photographing a buoy in the sea smoke, I spied a mystery bird far off shore. Bobbing in the water and with a bill not at all shaped liked a seagulls, it was a SNOW GOOSE! He was too far away to get a great photo, but wonderful to see nonetheless!
TEN POUND ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
BEAUTIFUL AND ATMOSPHERIC FOG DESCENDING OVER EASTERN POINT
FV Endeavor in the Foggy Sunset
Heading out to photograph wild creatures, instead I found fog. Beginning in the afternoon and lasting into sunset, waves and ribbons of fog enveloped the east end of Gloucester until only shapes and silhouettes were visible.
A wedding reception was underway at the Yacht Club, lots of folks were out watching the setting sun, and a photo shoot was taking place on the Dogbar. Returning home, Niles Beach and Ten Pound Island were even more shrouded in fog. Final stop was the Paint Factory to catch the last glimmer of light. Looking towards Ten Pound Island from the Paint Factory, in the last Instagram you can see the sliver of a crescent moon.
GOOD MORNING GLOUCESTER BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE COLOR BLUE
Everywhere my walk took me this morning, the color blue dominated–cerulean sky and ultramarine sea, wedgwood house trim paint, marine blue-green of every hue, even the turkey encountered had a face in shades of lapis lazuli!Ten Pound Island
Female Red-breasted Merganser (left), Male Red-breasted Merganser (right)
HAPPY NEW YEAR’S DAY 2017 SCENES FROM OUR EAST GLOUCESTER NEIGHBORHOOD
TEN POUND ISLAND AT TWILIGHT
Ten Pound Island just after sunset ~ As the sun was setting, hundreds of gulls poured onto the shoreline, along with Red-breasted Mergansers and Common Eiders. If there were other species, they were too far off to identify, nonetheless, it was fascinating to watch all the birds settling into the trees and rocky outcroppings for the evening.
Common Eiders swimming toward the Island
The gulls and sea ducks were conglomerating at the rocky beach on the (north?) end of the island