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Friday Night Lights

Friday was my 5th Wedding Anniversary to my wonderful husband and we did the most spectacular thing ever…took 24 hours for just us.  We (tried) to take a half day of work on Friday, logged off and packed up the car to make the long 5 mile trek from our home to the downtown Boston Ritz.  131 more words


Seattle Now & Then: First Hill and Yesler Terrace

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When the Marine Hospital opened in 1933 to eighty-four veteran patients, many moved from the Fed’s old hospital in Port Townsend, the new Art Deco high rise on the head of Beacon Hill looked much higher than its sixteen stories. 1,269 more words

Seattle Now And Then

Walking the Freedom Trail in Boston, Part 1

Boston’s Freedom Trail is a popular tourist attraction. Any time of the year droves of people meander along the brick lined streets marking the route. My friend Glenna and I started out at Park Street Church and made our way to Old North Church via Granery Burial Grounds, King’s Chapel, the Old City Hall towards Old South Meeting Hall, the Old State House, Quincy Market and  Faneuil Hall, through Little Italy, past Paul Revere’s house, to Copps Hill, and so many of the great landmarks of this historic city. 301 more words

Travel And Photography

Mail Basket and Beacon Hill

Clump #232:  Clear out mail basket; day 28 of the 30-day challenge.

I am so tired.  Before I fall asleep at the keyboard, here’s a small clump I forced myself to sort through.   266 more words

Aimless night

You know those nights where you just go?


The Bees

They alone hold children in common: own the roofs

of their city as one: and pass their life under the might of the law.

 -Virgil… 588 more words