The Japanese defense forces couldn't stop Godzilla.....I captured the beast!

The Japanese defense forces couldn't stop Godzilla.....I captured the beast!
Spied this over Route 128 on my way home from work. Dirty windshield and strong sun glare I had to darken the image and crop out the sun. That's the only edit to what's probably my worse quality image. I figured some would get a kick out of it so I posted the pic on facebook. A few shares later it's gone world wide! Who would of thunk it?

Why I created this......

Born and raised in Gloucester, Ma fishing gets in your blood. Surrounded by the sea, kids here have a boat almost as much as kids elsewhere have bicycles! As I grew older my fishing ambitions gave way to what's around me. Although I still "drop a line" every so often, my attention wanders to the majesty of the natural light that make this place so special. Never is each day the same. The subjects may be the same but the light from the sea & sky will morph the subject into a form of art. For that reason artists have been drawn to these shores for several hundred years, they followed the light painting and sketching these surroundings. What artists capture with paint on canvas, I attempt to capture with a click.....if I'm lucky!

I guess that's a sort of Fish'n!

Jay Albert

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"A Gloucester Christmas ! "

Monday, June 19, 2017

2017 International Dory Races!

The weather just did cooperate with just a few sprinkles. But with little wind the race course was smooth for the rowers.

A special thanks to Damon Cummings for providing the results!

Canada vs USA

Mixed Doubles:
USA Alex Pizzamenti & John Francis 6:01
CAN Gladys Collicutt & Morgan Smith 6:18

Junior Division:
CAN John Ernst & Josh Bell 5:53
USA Anthony Sanfilippo & Robbie Horne 6:29

Woman's Division:
CAN Taylor & Danielle Dempsey 6:40
USA Alexis Novello & Kristen Burnham 6:51

Master's Division:
CAN Willie Wells & Walter Nickerson 5:57
USA Jimmy Tarantino 6:04

Senior Division:
USA Marc & Nick Giacalone 9:43
CAN Brent & Todd Dempsey 9:50

The dories.
 Standing for the National Anthems.
 Mixed Doubles start.
 Home stretch.
 USA winners crossing the finish line.
 Junior Division start.
 Canadian Juniors crossing the finish line.
 Women's Division start.
 Half way out.
 Two kayakers watching the races.
 Canadian women cross the finish line.
 Canadian Masters Willie Wells and Walter Nickerson getting ready.
 Master's Division Start.
 Canadians and gulls!
 USA Jimmy Tarantino and Rick Miles close the gap!
 Canadian Master's winners cross the finish line.
 Senior Division start.
 Nick and Marc Giacalone pulling hard.
 Heading out to the half way flag.
 Waving Old Glory!
 Heading home!
 Tight race.
 Giacalone brothers pulling away while the Canadians check their position.
 USA Seniors cross the finish line.
 Exhausted rowers.
 The Senior Division winners Marc and Nick exhausted.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Beach Season is Now Open!

The temps hit the 90's on Sunday and the beaches were packed. The first clue was heard over the police scanner when cars were being ticketed on roads close to Good Harbor Beach.

And this week we had a full moon and I had a front row seat for the early morning moonset.

Swimming in the creek.
 Lady reading a book.
 Beauport Hotel Shuttle
 Foot traffic on the footbridge!
 "The House"
 The masses!
 As the tide comes in the crowd gets crowded!
 Umbrellas and volleyball nets.
 Thacher Island and Salt Island.
 Clear water and white sands.
 A private spot.
 Moon over Gertrude!
 Moon over the Greasy Pole.
 Moonshine over Pavilion Beach!

Monday, June 05, 2017

Heathcliff the Sentry Gull!

Gull time......"Heathcliff" shows up at dawn at the deck railings of the Beauport Hotel and over the weeks of first meeting him I noticed he had a skill. He's very territorial and keeps all other gulls at bay. I'll walk over to the rail and he'll get close to me just to hang out. The other day I introduced him to Patches the Rubber Duck. The two got along fine and just squawked and quacked to one another. Heathcliff does have a girlfriend Gertrude, both get along but any other gull getting close to the hotel Heathcliff goes after.

Soaring above.
 Heathcliff meets Patches the Rubber Duck!
 Talking about the weather......I think!
 Heathcliff sees his reflection in the lens!
 You looking at me?
 Taking a bow.
 Two web feet!
 Fog at the Birdseye Deck!
 This guy was sliding backwards!
 Ducks orbiting a buoy!
 Sunset over Gloucester Harbor.
 Orange sky and pink sun!
 Foggy Boulevard.
 Gull perched atop the Fishermen's Memorial.

"Glosta Logic"

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"!

Angels in Disguise


Unloading Haddock !


25th Annual Gloucester Schooner Festival Slideshow !

SailGloucester 2009 Slideshow !

Allie Hates Soccer!