The Lobsterman makes the Big Time

Paul was interviewed recently by Marblehead Patch, a local on-line newspaper, while he was selling lobsters at the Farmers’ Market in Marblehead. I just found it today:

Click for video and story HERE.

Notice the lobster shirt, which I gave him for his birthday this year, and the great lobster flag he displays which I gave him many, many years ago.

Do you think he has a New England drawl?

I think he did very well considering he had no prior notice or practice for this little video.

Cheers for the Big Guy,

Bex

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12 Responses to The Lobsterman makes the Big Time

  1. Bex says:

    Sorry some of you can’t get the video – but when you go to the link on my page… and click on the arrow in the center of the picture… you must wait while it spins for a good minute or a bit more. This web site loads in slowly… but it does come on after a wait of about 60-70 seconds, which in cyber time is an eternity to wait for anything.

    In this case, my feeling is that it’s worth it to hear/see Paul do his little schtick…

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  2. ~ Sil in Corea says:

    I think he did a really fine job! It was good to hear him talk. The North Shore accent is a lot like the one I grew up with in York County, Maine. He looks and sounds so much like my late cousin George who fished out of Wells! George also built lobster boats.

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  3. T.S. says:

    Nice photos and yes, very cool shirt. The video didn’t spin for me either. What a satisfying life it must be to be out on the water each day!

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  4. Betty Lou says:

    The pictures are great – and Paul is quite the thespian. He did a really good job of explaining about lobsters, and his role in the lobster trade. (Especially with no prior warning.) Nice shirt and Banner, too.

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  5. Bonnie says:

    He certainly did real well for the short piece. I remember your link to Julia Child on preparing them. I’ve had lobster tail years ago when son’s friend brought it. I liked it, hubby wouldn’t touch it.

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  6. Bex says:

    Eric, I can’t see the embedded page on my desktop computer upstairs but I can see it fine on my newer laptop. I do not have dial-up but whatever else there is, I am so IT illiterate… did you go to the link for the page I put after the embedded page? Or do you just not get ANY videos ever, at all?

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  7. Ericmayer says:

    Aw…I can’t see videos on dial-up! Neat though. Hope it brings in some business πŸ™‚

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  8. Sandy Freel says:

    What a great story he told…as always he is good at the chat on what he knows so well

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  9. Bex says:

    LOL is right, TT… actually that’s the 2nd lobster shirt I have given him, both made by hand from a place in CA – stenciled on the fabric… the other one is more colorful and he has been interviewed in the other shirt, as well.

    Here’s a photo of the other shirt:

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  10. TopsyTurvy says:

    LOL! Well, Bex, that man of yours just has star quality written all over him – interviewed, again! (*whisper* Then again, it just might be that the media loves that shirt you bought him. πŸ˜‰ )

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  11. Bex says:

    Y’know… Paul told me last weekend that some woman came by from Marblehead Patch and interviewed both him and the man who runs a vegetable stand, Cider Hill. So he said it should show up sometime in the near future.

    Well, I watched for it every day and never saw it. I did see the Cider Hill guy the other day but no Paul. Then, a week later, today, he came home and said a customer told him she saw it on The Patch recently!

    What??? I had missed it completely. Well, I found it and thought it was very well done…short but sweet.

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  12. What a treat to see your loved one in his element! Love the shirt, and the banner, and the lobster talk!

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