Category Archives: Gloucester Harbor

Harnessing the Wind! Kitesurfing at Good Harbor Beach

A kitesurfer must have amazing athleticism, with an ability to balance on the kiteboard while also controlling the powerful kite. And withstand Gloucester’s current 36 degree water temperature.

#supermoon MARCH SUPER FULL WORM MOON DESCENDING WITH GLOUCESTER CITY HALL

The full Worm Moon descending aligned with City Hall this morning.

On my way to give a Monarch talk in Boston this morning I caught the full Worm Moon setting. It was gorgeous and the air was perfectly still, which would have been ideal for filming. I was trying to take some footage, but my tripod wasn’t cooperating. This was the last super moon of 2019 and is extra special because today’s full super moon also coincides with the vernal equinox (also my son’s birthday!). The last time this happened was in 1905, over one hundred years ago. The next time a super moon will be seen with the spring equinox is in the year 2044.

March’s full moon has many names including Crow Moon, Eagle Moon, Sugar Moon, Sap Moon, Crust Moon, and Lenten Moon. Don’t you prefer any of these other names over Worm Moon; I especially love Eagle Moon and Sugar Moon.

Midnight Sun Heading Home

FV Midnight Sun Ten Pound Island Lighthouse

GLOUCESTER HARBOR GLOWING TWILIGHT

Gloucester Harbor twilight hues as the light shifts from saffron to cinnabar to rose-violet. Click through slideshow to see full size.

WOWZER!!

Head of the Harbor WOW factor sunset.Not too shabby from the the state fish pier, either!

Plum violet – when red meets blue.

 

SUNBURST STARBURST OVER STAGE FORT PARK

The sun appeared briefly through the clearing clouds during Monday night’s sunset. Taken from the Boulevard looking towards Stage Fort Park.