Wise Words

Everyone you know is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind always.

Frog Pond Frolic

The temperature was 88 degrees when I took this photo. Enough said!

At The Movies

Pay attention to the make-believe!

Wise Words

If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or, being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or, being hated, don’t give way to hating, And yet don’t…


There’s a story here. I don’t know it. Please feel free to make one up.

The Angel Among Us

There was some kind of happy festival on Boston Common today. I should (but don’t) know what it was about. Lots of people with lots of kids. Maybe some sort of pre-mother’s day celebration? Whatever it was in aid of, the red-headed angel stole the show.

Misty Morning

Our place here on Beacon Hill is near the top, which means to go almost anywhere we’ve got to walk downhill to get there. The usual route is down Beacon Street to Charles Street. The buildings along here are well kept up and often have nice plantings fronting them. This morning’s trek to the grocery store looked like this. Though it was raining gently…

Dems Agree to Fund Wall and Reopen Government If Trump Leaves Country Forever | The New Yorker

Andy Borowitz jokes that congressional Democrats would agree to end the government shutdown in exchange for President Donald Trump leaving the United States. — Read on http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/dems-agree-to-fund-wall-and-reopen-government-if-trump-leaves-country-forever

Sunday Morning Coming Down

I love the quiet time before the city rouses itself. No horns, no sirens, only ths soft sounds of sleep slinking off.