Saturday, 18 November 2017
Friday, 17 November 2017
Thursday, 16 November 2017
Photos taken on Oct. 12. I am so thankful we made time to drive along the Essex Scenic Byway in order to see pretty little little places like Manchester-by-the-Sea...
...and Rockport, especially Motif#1
Cape Ann is a beautiful place under a super blue sky!
Linking with Michelle for Thankful Thursday HERE
Gosia for Good Fences HERE
Sky Watch Friday HERE
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
In the lobby of a building where we used the underground parking in Boston, we came across these fun - tastic can creations. These were some of the winning designs using canned food of course which then goes to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank.
The idea is to use as many cans as possible!
|THe Frog Prince|
Linking with SIGNS, SIGNS HERE
Tuesday, 14 November 2017
The Massachusetts State House is suitably grand with an impressive golden domed roof and was completed in 1798, designed by architect Charles Bulfinch and considered a masterpiece of Federal architecture.
Another older part of Boston I saw in the Beacon Hill area was Acorn Street, with its cobbles.
A very poignant reminder of our Irish links with Boston was the memorial to the Irish famine immigrants.
This is a family who emigrated to Boston...
This bronze sculpture by Robert Shure and certainly evokes the dire circumstances and suffering of the famine when many perished.
Linking today with Tom for Tuesday's Treasures HERE
Our world Tuesday HERE
Monday, 13 November 2017
Smithfield Market, Belfast, was firebombed during The Troubles and these murals commemorate the 'good old days' when the market was a hub of community life.
The market was rebuilt in the Eighties.
‘Memories of Smithfield’ paintings are by Angela Ginn and Lorainne Burrell, 1999; funded by Belfast City Council.
Linking today with Monday Murals HERE
Have a good week.
Saturday, 11 November 2017
A few months back I shared photos of the new hatchlings down on the lake and when I visited again last week here they were nearly all grown up.
Their mother was on the bank
Across the lake more swans were enjoying late afternoon sun
It was so pretty!
A fine patriotic barn for Tom's Barn Collective HERE
Linking with Eileen for Saturday's Critters HERE