A Quiet Place

Walking around Boston one can’t help but notice the historical evidence of age here and there in the form of an old building, church, plaque erected to remind us that “something happened here…” and other reminders of our country’s meek beginnings. I don’t think, however, you can find a more...

Quiet, Please!

Something in the way a city takes pride in its library tells you a lot about its citizens. And when that same city spends the necessary funds to restore pristine architectural examples you have a building worthy of visiting just to witness a glimpse of life as it was a...

Haahvaahd and Henry

So what’s with the connection between Harvard University and Henry David Thoreau? A Thoreau scholar might be aware that HDT graduated from Harvard, providing one link to pontificate with, but for this humble blogger they mostly represent two places we visited yesterday on a day trip down to Cambridge with...

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