Monday, October 10, 2011

going to Boston while the sun shines

Boston holds dear memories of the early days while getting to know my husband.  We strolled through the cobblestone streets like young love does, holding hands and taking no heed of time.  We were young but it didn’t feel like it.  I think we felt grown up eating in fancy restaurants and shopping in city stores.

We have tried to take a trip to Boston each time we headed east through the years.  Slowly we added kids to our city treks.  In fact I remember Molly taking her first steps on a little patch of grass near the wharf as we watched the boats.

Yesterday we took advantage of the beautiful weather and marched our kids through the city.  We had a yard sale on Saturday and conveniently spent all the loot we earned on dinner at the Oyster House.


    don’t step on a crack


this is the first time I realized Sam is much taller than Maggie


the sky was so blue and clear


Henry had a birds eye view much of the day


the public garden was so pretty, I could have sat there all day



the Oyster House is kind of touristy but we can’t resist


And that is how we spent the day in Boston, it’s still pretty fun even though our young love is just a memory.  Old love is just as good!



Prairie Rose said...

What a beautiful day, and how sweet that you are now creating fun family memories in a place that is so special!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What a fun're making memories! But would you PLEASE hand someone else the camera so that we can have a photo of YOU? Is that too much to ask? heehee! Hugs! Your girlfriend, Diane ♥♥♥

Andi said...

Fun day! You have a beautiful family!

Jemm said...

You guys are such a beautiful family. So glad you were able to spend some time together. I have never been to Boston, or MA for that matter. I'd love to some day. I want to tour New England some day too (sigh).

Barbara at Oodles and Oodles said...

LOVE Boston. And we have similar memories - early dates at those little Italian restaurants on the North End, a walk and then a stop for espresso and dessert ... those were the days!

Dawn said...

We visited Boston at the end of a cruise in June and was disappointed to be greeted with two days of drizzle and a 'parade' that filled Boston Common and blocked some of the touristy places. I so want to go back--on a beautiful day! Looks like you had lots of fun!

Leila said...

Going to Boston -- yes, great family fun! You had a great day for it!
I think it's funny that you had a yard sale AFTER you moved!

It's Just Dottie said...

It sure is !
Smiles Dottie

Briana said...

What a fun and sweet day. I'm glad you get to be closer to the city of your sweet old days.

Kathy in Vietnam said...

We should meet in Boston some day soon!

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

This is such a sweet post. I love the way you write!! Looks like you all had a great time and a great meal!! I agree you have such a beautiful family!!