3 free ways to experience Boston Public Garden

Today I had the privilege to walk from Cambridge, Massachusetts (Kendall Square) to Boston's (Kenmore Square). Along the walk I spent a bit of time in Boston Public Garden which is beautifully squeezed between the familiar Boston Common and the Commonwealth Avenue Mall. I saw a lot. In this post I want to share my … Continue reading 3 free ways to experience Boston Public Garden

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Why you need to know Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley, was the first published African-American female poet.[1][2] Phillis Wheatley was sold into slavery at the age of seven or eight and transported to North America. She was purchased by the Wheatley family  of Boston who taught her to read and write and encouraged her poetry when they saw her talent. The publication of her Poems on … Continue reading Why you need to know Phillis Wheatley

Corners and Angles at MIT’s Stata Center

An engineering marvel, The Stata Center is one of the most recognizable and iconic buildings on the Campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. It is a perfect entry  Daily Post's Weekly Photo Challenge: Corners  Boston Globe architecture columnist Robert Campbell wrote "the Stata is always going to look unfinished. It also looks as … Continue reading Corners and Angles at MIT’s Stata Center

Dense Grape Clusters at Flag Hill

What a delight to stroll through a vineyard! Several Biblical stories use vineyards as an illustration and it was a blessing to encounter a grapevine firsthand. The tour guide at @flaghillwinery  in Lee, New Hampshire explained the workings of viticulture in September 2014. The dense canopy includes the leaves, the clusters of grapes, the vines and … Continue reading Dense Grape Clusters at Flag Hill

Shores across New England

I love the beach. Any time of year. Of course, it is better when it is sunny, but I cherish every moment at the shore. I love the roar of the waves. I love the cyclic motion of the water. I enjoy watching the birds skip through puddles. I also enjoy discovering the difference in … Continue reading Shores across New England