In which we visit the Boston Public Garden

Another in our ongoing series, What We Did This Summer.

Image Credit: Michael Howell

(Yeah, I know this is clearly What We Did this Spring, but our family considers our annual spring picnic in the Boston Public Garden to be the kick-off event of the summer.)

Bridge overlooking the lagoon (oh, and our picnic basket) (Image Credit: Michael Howell)

The Main Attraction (Image Credit: Michael Howell)

Blossoms. (Image Credit: Michael Howell)

More and yet fewer blossoms. (Sometimes I really love words.) (Image Credit: Michael Howell)

Duck Island. When the park was created in 1862, Duck Island was actually a peninsula, but too many couples got into too much trouble out there, so the city forester at the time, John Galvin, cut off its connection with the land, turning it into a nesting ground for ducks. (Image Credit: Michael Howell)

Look! A bride! In all seriousness, it was very kind of this couple to pose for a woman we are pretty sure was a stranger to them, as we later saw this same bride with her actual bridal party (complete with a professional photographer who had an entourage to rival that of the bride). (Image Credit: Michael Howell)

Clearly, we were not part of the wedding party. (Image Credit: Michael Howell)



About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at, or musing about books and the writing life at
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