February 6, 2022 – about 8 AM.
A bright winter morning. Snowing. 10 degrees.
winter octopus fence with snow pile like sea foam
Snowing Long Beach – circle view
Goose down– and goose up :). Vid. clip geese dropping down to marsh behind the Long Beach cottages
Winter surfing, Long Beach, January 5, 2021
Whether the weather be cold or whether the weather be hot, they weather the weather, whatever the weather (and they like it a lot!)
Pink sky, grey clouds, winter trees, and the park’s massive gem, Tablet Rock, one February morning.
Then / Now
natural back lit above | artificial light atop below
view before the gazebo | summer concert 2017
Great gifts and vintage finds at Alexandra’s Bread bakery and shop on Main Street Gloucester, Ma. Festive selections are folded in during holidays year round.
Have you seen these festive lights December nights? Merry drives and cocoa Part 3 scenes all around Gloucester, Massachusetts, including a few extra GMG reader tips and requests:
photos below- Looking past Man at the Wheel on the left, through wreath, Beauport Hotel tower lit red and green
Merry drives and cocoa nights 2019 (mobile photos #nofilter)
12/8/19 Part One here
12/19/19 Part Two here
12/23/19 Part Three (this post)
Merry drives and cocoa day 2019 (wreaths, traditional displays and/or mostly white lights) 12/13/19 here
winter high tides, Gloucester, Mass. December 14, 2019
Merry drives and cocoa – daytime
It’s beautiful out here! Wreaths adorning decorated homes and businesses make for merry daytime drives throughout Gloucester neighborhoods and Cape Ann.
Twofers- bonus night illumnation for many!
Merry drives and cocoa – part 1, nights Holiday lights: here
Rockport, Mass.- Shoveling
Windy just before high tide after the super snow moon
And then the dinghy.
Just before high tide
Feb 21 2019
Feb 18 2019
Town Begins to shore up Long Beach seawall, by Michael Cronin, Gloucester Daily Times
JANUARY 2019 (BEFORE REPAIRS) Long Beach looking from Gloucester Mass side to Rockport- this edge of the beach has more tide to stage construction from. Construction crews will contend with tides as they did last year.
Plenty of prior GMG posts (search “Long Beach seawall”); here are a few:
REPAIRING LONG BEACH ROCKPORT MASS AFTER STORM DAMAGE|BUSY NEW ENGLAND DPW CREWS April 2018
Seawall damage coverage GMG post May 25, 2018
FILL RAKE AND ROLL- NEXT STEPS IN THE LONG BEACH SEAWALL STORM REPAIR June 2018
Motif Monday- a photo journal of December yellows, Gloucester, MA
temporary sand carve from December tides
and a frost weathered shell-cracked horseshoe crab. Sequential views and hues in response to requests for Wingaersheek Beach photographs.
I needed a flashlight at first, mostly for the ice, long stretches in the parking lot then frozen ice scoops in the dry sand. I waited for sunrise, returing to spots I’ve favored since I was a little girl, adding glances back in the direction of Wheeler’s Point, where my parents lived, and over picnic boulders and slide pools out to Annisquam Lighthouse. The light was simultaneously a ring of orange mauve fire and rosy pale violet gray. More photos:
Continue reading “Wingaersheek Beach winter walk: sunrise, boulders, sand ripples”
Post storm wildlife
How would you caption this scene outside your window? My friend shared this photograph of a hawk eating an unfortunate bird on a small roof at her house by the boulevard, Gloucester, MA, January 6 2018.
4° 8am. Colder when they headed out and windy.
We’re having a touch of delightfully warmer temperatures this late February and I am grateful for the glimpse of spring.
Winter Views of Smith Cove
FV Amanda and Andy
Gloucester City Skyline Winter Dusk