Tag: Boston

  • Isabella Gardner Museum: A trip to Venice in Boston

    Isabella Gardner Museum: A trip to Venice in Boston

    If I had to choose a favorite among the museums in Boston, I’d choose the The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, modeled after a Venetian palazzo. Every corner of the museum tells a story or reveals a treasure. The experience is unique–allowing you to see the artistic vision of a fascinating woman who was ahead of […]

  • A Palace for Book Lovers

    A Palace for Book Lovers

    If I had to choose a library anywhere in the world, the Boston Public Library is my hands-down favorite. As a student, I spent many hours here, studying, seeking shelter from the biting cold and admiring its architectural wonders. Adding to its iconic stature is its central location in Copley Square and its distinction as […]

  • Make Way for the Ducklings

    Make Way for the Ducklings

    Long after our children have grown up, some books we read to them remain with us. Make way for Ducklings written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey is one of my favorites. Every time I walk around Boston Common, I’m excited to see these ducklings, dressed in seasonally themed attire. Nancy Schön’s sculpture is a tribute […]

  • A walk in Longwood

    A walk in Longwood

    After staying home for months, a search for a good bagel led us to the Longwood area in Boston. Longwood is an amazing medical community in the Boston area that includes Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Joslin Diabetes Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Mass Mental Health Center, and Dana-Farber […]

  • Piecing it together

    Piecing it together

    As you walk by ancient exhibits in a museum, there are many stories that greet you. Through myths and legends you learn about the ancient artifact. Each piece also has a backstory about how it was found, acquired and moved into the museum. It is amazing to learn how these neatly organized exhibits took years […]

  • Fenway Victory Gardens

    Fenway Victory Gardens

    A walk along Boston’s Fenway Victory Gardens brought us along individual plots that local gardeners can cultivate. You must be a Boston resident, and have volunteered time with the Fenway Garden Society to qualify for a plot. Can’t wait to see these patches in the spring!