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Old Minot Light

The first Minot Light: No photographs of the original structure exist that I am aware of, but there are some depictions, and it looked something like this: Realizing the danger that the great number of rocks surround Cohasset Harbor and … Continue reading

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Historic place of the week: The Winslow House

Marshfield’s Winslow House, located just a walking distance from Green Harbor, was a notable part of the history of Massachusetts Bay history. It was once the home of the founding family of the town of Marshfield, and remains very well … Continue reading

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Winter on Cape Cod

Cape Cod in the Winter: The crowds and traffic are gone, leaving the sandy beaches wide open. The tall eel grass has turned yellow and blows in the wind. The temperature is often a bit warmer than that on the … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Summer Sunrise

A lobster boat heading dropping traps just after sunrise in Hingham Bay late last week. Sunrise comes early these days, and the summer heat has come early this year as well.

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Socked in! Scenes from a day of heavy fog in Boston Harbor

Heavy fog encroaches on the pier at Pemberton Point in Hull: The term “socked in” refers to being completely surrounded by thick fog to the extent that heading out to sea is impractical. This term was allegedly coined around these … Continue reading

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The full moon rising over the South Shore

April 25th was the unique combination of a full moon, a sunset moonrise, and a clear night in which the moon can be seen! ┬áHere is a view of the moon rising over the South Shore, from Black Rock beach … Continue reading

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Sunrise over Minot Light

This morning’s clear skies to the east made for a good sunrise photo opportunity. The subject was Minot Light and the rocks off Black Rock Beach in Cohasset. From this location, Minot Light is almost due East, as is the … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Fishing boats on a dreary winter day

Fishing boats sit on the harbor on a calm but dreary winter’s day:

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Storm Photos: Yet another one hits us in March

Yet another storm! This one will be lighter on the snow down on the coast, but will be long in duration. The long duration of high wind speed is expected to cause very high seas off the coast and potentially … Continue reading

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The force of a Nor’Easter: Enough to rip up a 2,000 lb buoy!

2013 may be dubbed the year of the storm for coastal residents of Massachusetts. As I write this, another strong storm is on its way to inflict a lashing on our coastline! Here is a photo of something I found … Continue reading

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