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'Make Way For Ducklings' Sculpture Turns 30

BOSTON (CBS) – The famous “Make Way for Ducklings” statues at the Public Garden turned 30 years old this weekend.

The sculpture representing the characters in… 202 more words


Mundane Tuesday: Ducks

I am finally home from dropping my daughter off at Willamette University for her freshman year. It was a fun and eventful trip, but at the end came a long and kind of lonely drive, without a companion or anyone to share in the driving, the way my daughter did on the way up. 208 more words


July 12 Trivia Rankings

Thanks to all the Quizlings who braved a sweltering summer evening to play the Triangle’s Best Trivia™! Yep, it was a toughie but that sorta thing builds character. 184 more words

Sparky MacMillan

I love that dirty water

Until this year, I didn’t realize how strongly I felt about NOT swimming in the Charles River. I knew it had been horribly polluted in the past and I knew (thanks to a friendly duck boat driver!) that in recent years it has gotten much cleaner. 853 more words

Make way!

It’s the 75th anniversary of the wonderful children’s book, Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey.

In honour of the anniversary of this classic story set in Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston is exhibiting… 127 more words

Boston Garden

Making Time for Ducklings

It’s not easy raising children in an urban environment—so many dangers and pitfalls! But with smart parents, careful planning, and the kindness of friends and stranger alike, all can turn out well. 231 more words

Vintage Hands At Home