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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Icy Waterfront

The harbor started to freeze last night. Just a little slushy ice around the edges. It won't last long as the temp is supposed to rise into the fifties later this week.

I grabbed some shots while I was lurking around the Monomoy area of the waterfront this afternoon.






Saturday, December 20, 2008

New Fishing & Boating Site

It's still in beta but stop by and check it out and join if you'd like.

CLICK HERE

Friday, December 19, 2008

Waterfront Projects

There are a couple of ongoing projects down at the waterfront. One is the rebuilding of the end of Old North Wharf and the other is the dredging projects at the White Elephant and Great Harbor Yacht Club. Both projects are progressing smoothly.

The dredge barge has moved over to in front of GHYC now and has started to dredge-


Work at Old North Wharf-



Here's a short video clip I grabbed today of the work being done at Old North Wharf by the AGM crew- video

And finally, here's a picture of the windmill and bank of solar panels on Esther's Island-

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Hungry Gull

I had a visitor on my scallop boat yesterday morning. A hungry gull. He landed on my bow rail but then moved into the stern with me where I hand fed him nubs. Never a dull moment out there on the water.



Monday, December 8, 2008

White Elephant Dredging Project

The dredging project at the White Elephant/Children's Beach area is well underway. A deep pit was dug up on Children's Beach to accept the spoils. I'm thinking it will eventually be covered up with clean sand. After dredging the White Elephant/Children's Beach area, the dredge will move over to in front of the new Great Harbor Yacht Club at the end of Washington Street to start dredging there.

Here are a few pictures I took this morning of the dredge being used and the location of the dredged material which is being pumped up on Children's Beach-





Saturday, December 6, 2008

Hawk & Scenes From Monomoy

The other day, I spotted this hawk down near the cricks eating a duck. It was very small and had yellow legs. It looked like a Red-Tailed Hawk but it was about half the size. Does anyone know what kind of hawk it is?


A flock of Canada Geese seen today off Monomoy-


Today's sunset taken from Monomoy-

Friday, December 5, 2008

Cold And Grey Scalloping Today

I grabbed a few shots while I was out scalloping today-

Carl Sjolund heading out-


Steve Lawrence-


Lionel Starr-


The sun eventually came out.
Captain Harvey-



Bernie-


And here's a short video clip I took early this morning from my boat. Sorry for all the wind noise on it.-
video

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Scalloping At Sunrise

Spectacular sunrise out scalloping yesterday-


Here are a few shots I grabbed using my iPhone-




Freddy and Jake-

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Cold Turkey Plunge

I went to the Cold Turkey Plunge this morning at Children's Beach and grabbed a few shots-


Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Aerial Shots of Scalloping

My friend George Riethof took to the air on Monday in his Cessna 172 Skyhawk and grabbed a few shots of me scalloping in the harbor. Thanks, George!





Friday, November 21, 2008

Random Scenes

Paving at Great Harbor Yacht Club during the first snowfall of the year-


First snowfall as seen from Sayle's-


Work at the new Old North Wharf pier-


Carl Sjolund unloading his full limit of scallops-



Scallopers working late in the day-


Mac heading in after a successful morning of scalloping-


The end of a cold day-