Sunday, November 29, 2009

Baby Cecil DeMille

The great director Cecil B. DeMille was born nearby in the Hilltowns. Someone in Ashfield unearthed this factoid a few years ago and decided to honor him with a film festival. Since he only "resided" in the town for the first few days of his life, they chose to limit all the films to 3 minute shorts to compensate. Pictured here is the actual award to honor the winner.
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Stupid Reason To Move To Massachusetts - Cheap Gas

Yup, in case you hate the price of gas and the place where you live, then here's a real lousy reason to move near me.

This was taken nearby on October 10. The price is about 20¢ higher today which is still pretty low.