Monthly Archives: June 2012

Boston skyline sunset….many years ago.

┬áHere are a few shots that I took many years ago of the downtown Boston skyline near the waterfront. Most of our skyline has stayed the same over the years, but there are definitely a few changes that you may … Continue reading

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Brutal traffic on the way to the Cape

Heading to Cape Cod from Boston this weekend? Watch out for the brutal bumper-to-bumper traffic I got caught in last time:  

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Opening Night at the Tea Party Museum

The Boston Tea Party Museum officially opened tonight with large crowd, fireworks, and a tea party re-enactment. We have long anticipated this opening (see our earlier post here), and will be attending this week. This museum is a must-see for … Continue reading

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The President is in town

As I was heading home tonight I caught a glimpse of Air Force One parked over at Logan tonight. I remembered that President Obama was in town today. I’m not sure if he attended the opening of our new Museum … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor picture of the week: Sunset at Black Rock Beach in Cohasset

  A solitary boat sits offshore at Cohasset’s Black Rock Beach on a calm, still June night.

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Scituate’s Lawson Tower: A good boating landmark

the Lawson Tower in Scituate, MA: Today I got to climb the Lawson Tower in Scituate, as it was open to the public. I have always wanted to check out the perspective from the top, as it is one of … Continue reading

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The harbor is not much relief from a brutal heat wave

I headed over to Long Wharf thursday night- being by the water did not provide much relief from the blistering heat. Last night, I headed out on the harbor for some fishing, but the thunderstorms sent me quickly back to … Continue reading

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Maine Responder in Boston Harbor this week

I saw this vessel, the Maine Responder, in the harbor this week. I had not seen it before, so I looked it up to find that it is an environmental remediation and clean up vessel. It recently returned from the … Continue reading

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June 21st- The longest day of the year

In case you didn’t remember, tonight is June 21st, the Summer Solstice, or longest day of the year. Just a reminder that the days get shorter from here! So, its probably a good time to plan that after work boating … Continue reading

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Boston Tall Ships 2012

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In just a few days, Boston will host the Tall Ships for Harborfest 2012. This year is particularly special given the bicentennial of the War of 1812, when the USS Constitution made her mark. ┬áSome of the visiting tall ships … Continue reading

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