Sunday, October 16, 2011

Fortune Teller

A women used Bananagrams to tell fortunes at the Boston Book Festival yesterday.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Schoolmaster Hill

Remains of a Puddingstone shelter, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, stand on Schoolmaster Hill. The "Schoolmaster" in the hill's name refers to Ralph Waldo Emerson who lived there in a rented farmhouse with his mother and brother between 1823 and 1825 while teaching school in Roxbury.

Sunday, July 31, 2011


The sculpture, Reach, is meant to symbolize the immigrant experience of reaching up to climb the latter of success in America. It is located in Jamaica Plain's Mozart Park.

Sculptor Douglas Kornfeld explains the process of creating Reach here.

Wait Still

This is the tomb of Wait Still and other worthy Winthrops, located at Kings Chapel Burying Ground in Boston.