Monday, May 31, 2010

Memorial Day

Vietnam Memorial Washington, D.C.

Designed by Maya Lin in 1981, the walls of the memorial have a mirror-like surface of polished black granite reflecting images of the visitors and surrounding monuments, trees and clouds. The names of all the dead and missing are engraved on its walls.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Friday, May 28, 2010

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Brewer Fountain Re-dedication

After almost a year of renovations, the Brewer Fountain was officially opened to the public on Wednesday.

Mayor Meninno speaking on the re-dedication of the fountain.

The water is turned on and it begins to flow.

Mayor Meninno seen through the fountain.
Photo of the countdown can be seen here.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Monday, May 24, 2010

Monochrome Monday

Bugler's Holiday. Music of a group of brass quintet playing on the Boston Common Friday.
See the entire quintet on Light Impressions.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Wednesday Doorway

This week's doorway can be found on Commonwealth Avenue, one of the prettiest streets in the city.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

A dying breed

A quiet moment reading the newspaper outside the Orange Line subway station at Downtown Crossing.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Sunday Tulips

Tulips in the Public Garden with the Hancock building in the background.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

West Street

Looking down West Street. Building renovation is by Suffolk University for new student dorms.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Happy Mother's Day

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Happy Mother's Day Mom, I Love You. Thanks.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Painting in the park

This is Jennifer, who I met in the Public Garden last week. She was painting the George Washington statue (see my post tomorrow) along with a couple of friends. Jennifer is a local artist from Hingham, a town just south of Boston. Jennifer was very friendly and even stopped to let me take her portrait. We talked of the merits of composing a picture and not having to crop, but she did admit to trimming a canvas to achieve a better composition; I think it's all part of the artistic process. You can see Jennifer at work below and a some of the painting she was working on.

To see more of Jennifer's art visit her at

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Theme Day: Statues

Pictured above is the statue of Samuel Adams at Fanueil Hall. Adams was one of the founding fathers of the American Revolution and cousin of John Adams, 2nd US President.

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