Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Found objects

I've been trying to figure out what I'm doing. Am I staying here, leaving? I have these boxes that have moved with me. Some are from 4 places ago, some just from Jan of 2007. I decided that I have to unpack them (even if I'm just going to pack them up again). So I found these little things my mother made for me when I was a kid.

The top left hand- is Sunshine. She was the chocolate poodle I got when I was about 8 years old.
The bottom right- I didn't have a duck. It's just something my mom made for me.

The frames were gold and chipping- I painted it with silver paint. The tiles are from a potter in Shelbourne Falls.

Friday, April 9, 2010

Spring in Boston

There is nothing prettier than new england as the bulbs start to come out.

This is on a walk to Beacon Ave.

Course today it's back to 50 degrees and raining, but it was still a wonderful day.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Trip to Halibut Point

In contrast to all that bad weather, this past weekend was gorgeous! A friend who recently got a new camera recommended a bit of walking to try it out. Given my concerns of flooding we skipped a few places and instead headed to Halibut Point. Its named not after the fish, but actually because of the sailors saying, "Haul About"

So here's a few shots of the walk:
First a view of the quarry

It looks like a lighthouse, but to be honest, I'm not sure if it is or isn't.

The edge of the Atlantic (straight across you could see Maine)

Effects of all the rain

It's been all over the news how much rain we've gotten. I was laughing it off since right around me I haven't seen much. Then I went to go for my usual walk around Jamaica Pond. Boy was I surprised. The path I walk on was completely under water.


To the left there wasn't quite so much water, but it still came up on the walkway.

This is a photo of the dock. It should be flat, not going up at a 45 degree angle. The first half of it is actually pushed up over the 2nd half. That big white whale to the right is actually a boat wrapped up for winter.