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

Jay Albert 2022 all rights reserved


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"A Gloucester Christmas ! "

My Views of Gloucester !

Monday, November 28, 2022

Sharp Crisp Skies!

 That time of year where we get those sharp clear skies making sunrises even better. Soon I hope to get sunsets too.

Temporary Bailey Bridge over the Essex Causeway.

Beast of Burden
Our Lady of Good Voyage Church
A closer look.
Nothing but nets!
Gull chick on the Fish Pier.
Good Harbor Beach sunrise.
Through the leave-less trees.
"House of the Rising Sun"
Bass Rocks Sunshine Tree.
Lighting up the Atlantic Ocean.
Our Lady on the hill.
Morning light over Portugee Hill.
"Nobody Cares - Work Harder"


Monday, November 21, 2022

From Blue Skies to Stormy Seas!

 Lots of wind this week and falling temps.


Allthe leaves are gone, but the sky is blue!


Dog days at Good Harbor Beach.
The Hammond Estate.
Airliner over Boston.
Sea shells by the seashore, on a string!
Daybreak


Stormy seas at Good Harbor Beach.

Salt Island under siege!


Thacher Island
Beach weather for a dog!
Fishermen's Memorial


Monday, November 14, 2022

November Temps Are Up and Down!

 So far November has been strange as far as temps go. We have had 60's, 70's and as I type it's now 40 degrees f.

Annisquam Bridge

Essex, house on the marsh.
A closer look.
Good Harbor Beach boardwalk.



Sun rays off the Back Shore.

Bass Rocks Sunrise Tree.
Fishermen's Wife's statue at sunset.
Fishermen's Memorial at sunset.


Monday, November 07, 2022

Time to Haul Hull With a Tow!



 I tried to haul my boat out for the season since mid October but a pinched nerve in the spine and the loss of steering pushed things back. Though I feel great now not so for the boat. I tried every which way to solve the steering issue with no luck. Finally thanks to my nephew and his lobster boat we were able to tow it to the boat ramp.

Ready to go.

Under tow.
Leaving Smith Cove.
Schooner Adventure in her Winter coat.
Feeding frenzy!
The fish plotter showed a "fish ball" under the boat!
Heading out of the inner harbor.
Getting rough!
Yankee Freedom heads out.
Passing the Beauport Hotel and Greasy Pole.
The bridge is up.
Nephew Andrew at the helm.
Heading thru "The Cut" as sternman Stevie looks on.
Passing thru the Blynman Bridge.
New Balance Track & Field at Newell Stadium.
My truck & boat trailer.
USCG Cutter Key Largo
Dawn at Good harbor Beach.


"Glosta Logic"

It's not "soda" and not "pop" or even "soda pop" it's "tonic"!
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It's a "rotary" not a "roundabout"!
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"Going up the line" is a term used when leaving the island!
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A "jigga"is a homemade powerless go-cart!
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It's not "Break Time or Coffee Break" it's "Mug-up"!
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It's not a "water fountain" it's a "Bubbla"!
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Angels in Disguise

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Unloading Haddock !

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25th Annual Gloucester Schooner Festival Slideshow !

SailGloucester 2009 Slideshow !

Allie Hates Soccer!