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Five Short Trips You Can Make Now

A change is as good as a rest.
– Proverb

Sometimes the urge to travel is strong but the time just isn’t available. The solution is a brief trip to someplace which is significantly different from home.

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Extra! Extra! Visit Boston

Boston has been in the news a lot this winter because of all the snow the city received. A long time ago, when the United States was just a bunch of disjointed colonies, Boston was also in the news a lot, but for very different reasons. 366 more words

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Aboard that ship...

Finally, the exorbitant taxes that we have been paying have started doing something good for us. We discovered that our local library gave us free/subsidized museum passes for almost thirty museums and other interesting places in and around Boston. 793 more words

August 3. 2002 (Week # 1)

Day #3 (Massachusetts)

Our friends had lots of fun things planned for us, and first up was a trip to Boston to visit the USS Constitution Museum. 77 more words

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Metaphor: There Is No Frigate Like A Book

There is no frigate like a book (1263)
Emily Dickinson, 1830 – 1886

There is no Frigate like a Book
To take us Lands away,

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USS Constitution Commemorates 200th Anniversary of Dual Victory over Royal Navy

CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (NNS) — The crew of USS Constitution commemorated the bicentennial of Old Ironsides’ final battle during the War of 1812, her unprecedented dual-victory over Royal Navy ships HMS Cyane and HMS Levant, on Friday, Feb. 802 more words

Boston, Part 2 #AvisTravels


After the Irish Potato Famine Memorial I tried to go to the Boston Massacre Site and Old State House, which was unfortunately closed for the day. 473 more words