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Smoot Bridge


aka Harvard Bridge, aka the Mass Ave Bridge, aka the MIT Bridge

It stretches across the Charles River, between the MIT section of Memorial Drive and Beacon Street in Back Bay. 760 more words


My Birthday, 2014 - A kayaking, eating, and firepit adventure!

July 12th, ish

It’s my Birthday!  Mike’s out from California!  That means we should go Kayaking, clearly.

So for the day, we hit the Charles river, taking a nice and long ride down from Allston through to Kenmore – stopping near Harvard Square for lunch, of course.   144 more words


Diversity and serenity within the city of Boston

This is a picture taken on the Boston side of the Charles river, looking towards the Cambridge side and in the direction of the famous Harvard University. 539 more words

Merrily, merrily, merrily

Several weekends ago, J and I took the T to Harvard Square, where we had lunch then walked to the Charles River to watch the Head of the Charles Regatta, which every year attracts rowing crews from around the world. 434 more words


A day before the Head of the Charles Regatta

On the Charles River, between Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, October is a very important month. The Head of the Charles Regatta 2014 was on October 18 and 19, and that weekend was an occasion for rowers from all over the world to race and to celebrate the Head of Charles Regatta’s 50th anniversary. 146 more words


Boston's Best Bets

Because New York wasn’t enough, this weekend I ran off to Boston to spend a few days with my grandmother, aunt, mother and sister. I like my estrogen and family to come in large doses. 301 more words

Adventures In Travel

Grey Inspiration

Head of the Charles Regatta 2014

Two weeks ago I watched the men’s 70+ event at HOCR/2014, followed by the women’s 60+ event.  While not a “picture-perfect” day for photography, there was something perfect about seeing all that grey hair out on the water.  Inspirational. Humbling.