Category Archives: Massachusetts

An Old Friend

By far the most surprising day, I received a message on Facebook from an old friend from elementary school.  She saw that I was in Boston for the week, and as it turns out: she currently lives only an hour away!  We decided it would be a great adventure to meet each other and catch [...]

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Fine Arts Overload and a Great View

Today was Day B on my “Boston plan,” and so I began by visiting the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston….When I finished my art-rendevue, I took the green-line train further into Boston to the Prudential Center and the Skywalk Observatory.

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Taxidermy Adventure

As part of the CityPass, I visited Harvard’s Museum of Natural History.  Kelly told me it was one of her favorites, and that it was important that I bring a sketchbook with me. The museum is filled with animals.  This isn’t a zoo, but an enormous collection of skeletons and taxidermied creatures of every size [...]

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Flower Hat Jellies and the Freedom Trail

Today was my first full day in Massachusetts, and it started with a trip to the local Roman Catholic Church.  The church is just a few blocks down the street, and so I walked myself and caught their 9:30 mass. I am in love with old buildings, and this church is sincerely old and beautiful.  [...]

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On to Boston!

It’s off to another adventure, and today I am heading to Boston, Massachusetts, USA to visit some friends.  The greatest part of traveling, I find, is finding more excuses to do more of it.  I am visiting friends that I met while in Japan (members of the parfait hunting club, no less), and I will [...]

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