While I had my full of "The Twelve Days of Christmas" sung in every which way and local newspapers review the top stories of the year, I decided a month by month glimpse of Gloucester for 2011.
Everyone here at Cape Ann Images(That's me) wishes all of you a happy,safe and healthy New Year!
1/2/11 "Grace Marie" heads in to unload on a foggy day.
1/12/11 Fish Pier during a snow storm.
2/17/11 "Paddy" Bryen 83 years young ready to work unloading fish.
2/21/11 Full moon over the harbor.
3/4/11 Pleasant Street fire ravages law firm.
4/19/11 Schooner "Thomas E. Lannon" about to be launched for the season.
4/19/11 The first bottle of Ryan & Wood's Straight Rye Whiskey and a photo taken by yours truly graces the label!
4/19/11 Bob Ryan signs the first bottle.
5/22/11 "Capt. Joe" arrives to take "Princess Laura" in tow after she became disabled in the harbor.
6/4/11 Fishermen's Wharf back in business.
6/17/11 "Alian" remains brought up by the crew of the fishing vessel "Caberet IV"!
6/26/11 Alessandro "Ali" D'Angelo grabs the flag to become the Sunday 2011 Champ!
7/1/11 Crew from the "Emma Drew III" bring in the first tuna of the year.
7/20/11 Al Williams had a good day fishing for Stripers!
8/13/11 The annual Fishermen's Memorial Service.
8/28/11 Hurricane Irene put on a good show on the Boulevard.
8/28/11 Two youngster are put in harms way!
9/5/11 The annual Gloucester Schooner Festival.
9/15/11 Fire strikes Mansfield and Washington streets.
9/28/11 The 935' "MS Eurodam" came inside Ten Pound Island!
9/30/11 I'm aboard the schooner "Ardelle" as she escorts the "Lynx" into the harbor.
10/21/11 Senator Scott Brown came to Gloucester to demand the ouster of NOAA's Jane Lubchenco.
11/12/11 Greasy Pole in Newell Stadium to raise funds to rebuild the platform.
11/21/11 Firefighters save two cats at a Cleveland St. fire.
12/7/11 The Giacalone family opens their new BASE Gloucester auction display.
It's not "soda" and not "pop" or even "soda pop" it's "tonic"!
It's a "rotary" not a "roundabout"!
"Going up the line" is a term used when leaving the island!
A "jigga"is a homemade powerless go-cart!
It's not "Break Time or Coffee Break" it's "Mug-up"!
It's not a "water fountain" it's a "Bubbla"!