Saturday, November 29, 2014

Gracie Gold Wins NHK Trophy Gold, Advances To Grand Prix Finales

Osaka, Japan - Nineteen year old Gracie Gold of the United States looked beautiful and performed wonderfully this past weekend November 28th & 29th at NHK Trophy in Osaka, Japan. Gracie won gold with an overall score of 191.16  for her short and free programs. She scored 123.00 points for her free skate this past weekend.

Gold had this to say to Fox Sports, "I'm very happy to win my first GP and senior international," Gold said. "But I know I can do better and improve on this performance."

"I'm excited to go to the GP Final in Barcelona," Gold said. "Although it's a bit of a mixed blessing because it

Friday, November 28, 2014

"Jessie's Aloha Holidays with Parker and Joey" Airs Tonight, November 28th

Fans of the Disney Channel series 'Jessie' will be able to watch an all new episode tonight, Friday, November 28th at 8pm ET/PT entitled "Jessie's Aloha Holidays with Parker and Joey". In this one-hour special cross-over episode with "Liv and Maddie's" Parker and Joey, Jessie and the Ross kids plan a tropical Christmas at the family's Hawaiian villa where Jessie reunites with old friend and superstar, Shayelee Michaels.

Jessie and the Ross kids plan a tropical Christmas at the family's Hawaiian villa where Jessie reunites with her famous friend Shaylee Michaels; however, a volcano is erupting.

Starring in this episode are Debby Ryan, Peyton List, Cameron Boyce, Karan Brar, Skai Jackson, Kevin Chamberlin, Wayne Wilderson, Amy Hill, Joey Bragg, Tenzing Norgay Trainor and Maia Mitchell.

"Penobscot Bay" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Penobscot Bay" by Doug Mills
Stephen Taber American Eagle and Lewis R French sailing on eastern Penobscot Bay. [09-09-2014]




Thursday, November 27, 2014

Becky G. Performs Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

New York City, New York - Fifteen year old singer Becky G. looked simply beautiful as she sang a wonderful performance during the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade held on November 27th in New York City.

Rebbeca Marie Gomez born March 2, 1997, known better by her stage name "Becky G", is a Mexican hip hop singer, rapper, songwriter and dancer from Inglewood, California. She began to gain recognition in 2011, after she posted several videos of herself performing covers of popular songs on YouTube. Becky later compiled these covers into her first full-length project, a mixtape entitled @itsbeckygomez. She was then featured on "Oath" by Cher Lloyd, "Wish U Were Here" by Cody Simpson, and a remix of "Die Young" by Ke$ha. Becky released her debut single "Becky from the Block" in 2013. The music video was also released on April 8, 2013.

Sabrina Carpenter Performs Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

New York City, New York - Fifteen year old actress and singer Sabrina Carpenter looked adorable as she sang an amazing performance during the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade held on November 27th in New York City.

Sabrina Carpenter is a wonderful singer and actress who plays Maya Hart in the Disney Channel
series 'Girl Meets World'.

"WoodenBoat" The Maine Windjammer Project

"WoodenBoat" by Doug Mills
The Stephen Taber, Heritage and Victory Chimes at the 2014 WoodenBoat Sail-in. [09-09-2014]




Wednesday, November 26, 2014

President Obama Pardons National Thanksgiving Turkey

Washington D.C. - President Barack Obama with his daughters Sasha and Malia Obama pardoned ''Cheese" during the annual ceremony held in the Grand Foyer of the White House on November 26, 2014 in Washington, DC.

At the annual pardon of the Thanksgiving turkey was Cole Cooper, who raised the turkey and his father National Turkey Federation Chairman Gary Cooper.

The alternate turkey was Mac, both 20-week old, approximately 48-pound Turkeys. The names of turkeys were chosen from submissions by Ohio students and Morven Park visitors.  This year, the American public once again decided which two turkeys Mac or Cheese would become the 2014 National Thanksgiving Turkey by casting a vote

After the pardoning, the turkeys traveled to their permanent home at Morven Park’s “Turkey Hill,” the historic turkey farm located at the home of former Virginia Governor Westmoreland Davis (1918-1922) in Leesburg, Virginia.  The National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate will be on display for visitors at Morven Park’s Turkey Hill.

Jaindl’s Turkey Farm in Orefield, Pennsylvania, presented the First Family with two dressed turkeys

"Victory Chimes" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Victory Chimes" by Doug Mills
The historic tall ship Victory Chimes passing the Rockland Breakwater Light. [07-16-2010]




Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

Kirby Buckets "Killer Puppies" Airs Tonight, November 24th

Tonight, November 24th at 9:30pm ET/PT, fans of the Disney XD series 'Kirby Buckets' will be able to watch an all new episode entitled "Killer Puppies". To avoid getting graded on a bad cooking project, Kirby fakes an illness and is sent to the nurse who takes his fabricated over-the-top symptoms seriously. When the school finds out he supposedly has a serious illness, they shower him with sympathy, gifts and host a fundraiser to raise money to help him get better leaving Kirby worried that his secret will be exposed.
Starring in this series are Jacob Bertrand ("Marvin Marvin," "Bubble Guppies") as the title character; MeKai Curtis ("Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day") as confident and smooth Fish; Cade Sutton ("The Neighbors") as naïve nice guy Eli; Olivia Stuck ("Good Luck Charlie") as Kirby's crafty older sister, Dawn; and Tiffany Espensen ("Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures") as Dawn's whip-smart best friend, Belinda.

Keely Marshall guest stars.
Photos Credit: Disney XD

New Hampshire and Vermont 7 Day Forecast

Today
 A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. South wind 10 to 15 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight 
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday 
Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 40 by 5pm. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night 
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday
 A chance of rain and snow before 4pm, then snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night 
Snow likely, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thanksgiving Day 
Occasional light snow, mainly between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
 Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

Friday 
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Friday Night 
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

Saturday 
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Saturday Night 
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

Sunday 
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.



"Schooner Virginia" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Schooner Virginia" by Doug Mills
The schooner Virginia anchored in Rockland harbor.[ 08-15-2013]






Sunday, November 23, 2014

China Anne, Lauryn & Sierra McClain Attends Radio Disney's Family VIP Birthday

Los Angeles, California - Sisters/Singers China Anne (16), Lauryn (20) and Sierra McClain (17) of McClain looked beautiful as they attend the Radio Disney's Family VIP Birthday event celebrating 18 years of Radio Disney at Club Nokia on November 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

McClain (stylized as McCLAIN) is an American pop girl group, formed in Los Angeles in 2011. The group consists of sisters China Anne McClain, Sierra McClain, and Lauryn McClain. The group was formed in 2004 as 3McClainGirls. They changed the name to McClain Sisters in 2011, and then to McClain in 2014.

China Anne McClain is also an actress who earlier this year stared in 'How To Build A Better Boy' with Kelli Berglund.

Zendaya, Olivia Holt & Alli Simpson Attends/Hosts Radio Disney's Family VIP Birthday

Los Angeles, California - Actress/Singers Zendaya, 18, Olivia Holt, 17 and singer Alli Simpson, 16,   looked simply beautiful as they attend, hosts Radio Disney's Family VIP Birthday event celebrating 18 years of Radio Disney at Club Nokia on November 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Zendaya wore jeans, white top, black jacket, shoes, Olivia Holt, black/white skirt, black top, red high heels and Alli was seen wearing short black shorts, jacket, white top, black heels.

Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, known simply as Zendaya, is an American teen actress, singer and dancer. She will be seen in the 2015 Disney Channel series 'KC Undercover'.

Olivia Hastings Holt is an American teen actress and singer, best known for playing the role of Kim on the Disney XD series Kickin' It, and starring in the Disney original movie Girl vs. Monster. Currently, she stars in 'I Didn't Do It' as Lindy Watson.

Alli Simpson April 24th, 1998 is a singer and sister to singer Cody Simpson.

"Privateer Lynx" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Privateer Lynx" by Doug Mills
The Privateer Lynx visits it's birthplace in Rockport Maine.[06-04-2010]




Leslie Grace Attends Radio Disney's Family VIP Birthday

Los Angeles, California - Nineteen year old singer Leslie Grace looked wonderful wearing a red and black outfit with black boots to Radio Disney's Family VIP Birthday event celebrating 18 years of Radio Disney at Club Nokia on November 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Leslie Grace Martínez, better known as Leslie Grace, is an American singer-songwriter.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Photos Preview: Kirby Buckets "Killer Puppies" Airs Monday, November 24th

This Monday, November 24th at 9:30pm ET/PT, fans of the Disney XD series 'Kirby Buckets' will be able to watch an all new episode entitled "Killer Puppies". To avoid getting graded on a bad cooking project, Kirby fakes an illness and is sent to the nurse who takes his fabricated over-the-top symptoms seriously. When the school finds out he supposedly has a serious illness, they shower him with sympathy, gifts and host a fundraiser to raise money to help him get better leaving Kirby worried that his secret will be exposed.
Starring in this series are Jacob Bertrand ("Marvin Marvin," "Bubble Guppies") as the title character; MeKai Curtis ("Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day") as confident and smooth Fish; Cade Sutton ("The Neighbors") as naïve nice guy Eli; Olivia Stuck ("Good Luck Charlie") as Kirby's crafty older sister, Dawn; and Tiffany Espensen ("Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures") as Dawn's whip-smart best friend, Belinda.

Keely Marshall guest stars.
Photos Credit: Disney XD

Kerris Dorsey Attends Nasty Gal Melrose Store Launch

Los Angeles, California - Sixteen year old actress Kerris Dorsey looked beautiful wearing a lovely outfit with black high heels as she steps out to attend the Nasty Gal Melrose Store Launch held on November 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Kerris Dorsey is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Paige Whedon on the TV series Brothers & Sisters from 2006 to 2011 and for playing Billy Beane's daughter, Casey Beane, in the 2011 film Moneyball. Dorsey currently plays Bridget, daughter of the titular character on the Showtime series Ray Donovan.

Acacia Brinley Attends Nasty Gal Melrose Store Launch

Los Angeles, California - Seventeen year old singer Acacia Brinley looked pretty wearing a gray top, black rip jeans with heels as she steps out to attend the Nasty Gal Melrose Store Launch held on November 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Acacia is a singer originally from Boston, Massachusetts who now resides in the Los Angeles area. You can find out more about this singer by clicking here or follow her on Twitter here.

"Sailing Heritage" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Sailing Heritage" by Doug Mills
Captain Doug Lee sailing Heritage near Owls Head Maine.[07-13-2012]




Friday, November 21, 2014

Bella Thorne Attends "Horrible Bosses 2" Hollywood Premiere

Hollywood, California - Seventeen year old actress/singer Bella Thorne looked fabulous wearing a white jumpsuit with silver high heels to the premiere of New Line Cinema's 'Horrible Bosses 2' held at TCL Chinese Theatre on November 20, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

Bella Thorne has a pretty impressive resume that includes starring in several Movies, TV shows, author of Autumn Falls which is out now and singer, to name a few.

Katherine McNamara Attends Just Jared's Homecoming Dance

Los Angeles, California - Nineteen year old 'Happyland' star Katherine McNamara looked gorgeous wearing a black strapless dress with high heels to attend Just Jared's Homecoming Dance held at the El Rey Theater on November 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Katherine McNamara is an American actress and singer. She is best known for playing the role of Myra Santelli in the Disney Channel original movie Girl vs. Monster. She stars in the new MTV series 'Happyland' which premiered on MTV, September 30th.

Dove Cameron w/Ryan McCartan Attends Nasty Gal Melrose Store Launch

Los Angeles, California - Eighteen year old actress Dove Cameron looked simply adorable wearing a red top, lovely skirt, black tights, red socks and white heels as she and Ryan McCartan steps out to attend the Nasty Gal Melrose Store Launch held on November 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Dove Olivia Cameron born January 15, 1996 is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role in the Disney Channel original series Liv and Maddie. She also starred in the Disney Channel original movie Cloud 9 as Kayla Morgan.

Peyton & Spencer List Attends Nasty Gal Melrose Store Launch, JJ's Homecoming Dance

Los Angeles, California - Sixteen year old Peyton List looking simply beautiful wearing a black dress with black/white high heels and handsome Spencer List spent their Thursday evening attending two events in southern California.

The first event the List's went to is Nasty Gal Melrose Store Launch held on November 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Second event they went to was Just Jared's Homecoming Dance held at the El Rey Theater on November 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

It looks like Peyton and her twin brother Spencer had a wonderful evening together.

Gina Rodriguez Attends HFPA And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season

West Hollywood, California - Twenty nine year old actress Gina Rodriguez looked beautiful wearing a pattern dress with black/white high heels as she attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season held at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on November 20, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

Gina Rodriguez is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Majo Tenorio in musical drama film Filly Brown and as Beverly in the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. Currently, she stars in the TV series 'Jane The Virgin'.

Nikki Reed Attends HFPA And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season

West Hollywood, California - Twenty six year old actress Nikki Reed looked beautiful wearing a red dress with high heels as she attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season held at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on November 20, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

Nicole Houston "Nikki" Reed born May 17, 1988 is an American film and television actress, screenwriter, singer-songwriter, and model. She became known in 2003, after the release of the film Thirteen, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, for which she was credited with Hardwicke as a co-writer of the screenplay, and in which she played a lead role. Reed has since appeared in several films, including Lords of Dogtown and Mini's First Time. She also portrayed vampire Rosalie Hale in The Twilight Saga (2008–2012).

Logan Lerman Attends HFPA And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season

West Hollywood, California - Twenty two year old actor Logan Lerman looked handsome in a suit with black shoes as he attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season held at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on November 20, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

Logan Wade Lerman is an American actor, known for playing the title role in the fantasy-adventure Percy Jackson films.

Katie Stevens Attends HFPA And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season

West Hollywood, California - Twenty one year old actress Katie Stevens looked gorgeous wearing a strapless dress with pal high heels as she attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season held at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on November 20, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

Katherine Mari "Katie" Stevens is an American actress and singer. She finished in eighth place on the ninth season of American Idol and as of 2014, stars in a MTV series Faking It.

Sammi Hanratty Attends Just Jared's Homecoming Dance

Los Angeles, California - Nineteen year old actress Sammi Hanratty looked fabulous wearing a black strapless dress with high heels to attend Just Jared's Homecoming Dance at the El Rey Theater on November 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Samantha Lynne "Sammi" Hanratty born September 20, 1995 is an American actress and singer. In 2007, she began her acting career portraying young Charlotte "Chuck" Charles on the ABC series Pushing Daisies. Hanratty's first lead role took place in 2009 she portrayed Chrissa Maxwell in An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong. In 2011 She played the role Whitney Brown in the movie "The Greening of Whitney Brown." Hanratty currently serves as a StarPower Ambassador for Starlight Children's Foundation.

Sarah Hyland Attends HFPA And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season & JJ's Homecoming Dance

West Hollywood, California - Twenty three year old actress Sarah Hyland looked fabulous wearing a orange jumpsuit with heels as she attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season held at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on November 20, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

Also on Thursday, November 20st, Sarah Hyland attended Just Jared's Homecoming Dance held at the El Rey Theatre on November 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Sarah Jane Hyland is an American actress. She is best known for her role as oldest sibling Haley Dunphy on the ABC sitcom Modern Family.

Jessie "Ride to Riches" Airs Tonight, November 21st

Tonight, Friday, November 21st at 8:30pm ET/PT, fans of the Disney Channel series 'Jessie' will be able to watch an all new episode entitled "Ride to Riches". Jessie is on a mission to get to an important audition; however, she and Ravi wind up on the "Rides to Riches" game show in which contestants can win prizes during their taxi ride.

Starring in 'Jessie' are Debby Ryan as Jessie ("Radio Rebel," "The Suite Life on Deck," "16 Wishes"); Tony Award-nominated Kevin Chamberlin (Broadway's "The Addams Family, Teen Beach Movie") as Bertram; Peyton List ("27 Dresses," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days") as Emma; Karan Brar ("Diary of a Wimpy Kid," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days") as Ravi; Cameron Boyce ("Grown Ups 2," "Grown Ups") as Luke and Skai Jackson ("The Watsons Go to Washington") as Zuri.
 Photos Credit: Disney Channel

Yara Shahidi Attends HFPA And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season

West Hollywood, California - Fourteen year old actress Yara Shahidi looked beautiful wearing a colorful dress with black/white high heels as she attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season held at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on November 20, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

Yara Sayeh Shahidi is an American actress who stars as Zoey Johnson in the ABC series 'Black-ish'. Black-ish airs Wednesday nights at 9pm ET/PT.

Sasha Pieterse Attends HFPA And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season

West Hollywood, California - Eighteen year old actress/singer Sasha Pieterse looked simply lovely wearing a black/floral dress with blue high heels as she attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season held at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on November 20, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

Sasha Pieterse is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role as Alison DiLaurentis on ABC Family's series Pretty Little Liars.

Kaitlyn Dever Attends HFPA And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season

West Hollywood, California - Seventeen year old actress Kaitlyn Dever looked simply beautiful wearing a black top, pants with red flower print as she attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season held at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on November 20, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

Kaitlyn Dever born December 21, 1996 is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Gwen Thompson in the American Girl film entitled An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong, Loretta McCready in Justified, Eve Baxter in Last Man Standing, and Jayden in Short Term 12. Also, she stared in the movie 'Men, Women & Children".

Kerris Dorsey Attends HFPA And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season

West Hollywood, California - Sixteen year old actress Kerris Dorsey looked great wearing a black top, pattern pants and suit coat with black flats as she attends The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) And InStyle Celebrate The 2015 Golden Globe Award Season held at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on November 20, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

Kerris Dorsey is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Paige Whedon on the TV series Brothers & Sisters from 2006 to 2011 and for playing Billy Beane's daughter, Casey Beane, in the 2011 film Moneyball. Dorsey currently plays Bridget, daughter of the titular character on the Showtime series Ray Donovan.

Girl Meets World "Girl Meets Friendship" Airs Tonight, November 21st

Tonight, Friday, November 21st at 8pm ET/PT, fans of the Disney Channel series 'Girl Meets World' will be able to watch an all new episode entitled "Girl Meets Friendship". When Cory teaches his class about various forms of government, Lucas, Riley and Farkle decide to run against each other for 7th-grade class president.

'Girl Meets World' series stars Rowan Blanchard as Riley Matthews, Sabrina Carpenter as Maya, Peyton Meyer as Lucas Friar, August Maturo as Auggie Matthews, Danielle Fishel and Ben Savage reprising the "Cory and Topanga" roles they made famous in ABC's hugely-popular sitcom "Boy Meets World" (1993-2000).
Photos Credit: Disney Channel