This is what happens when phones are wired.
At the MBTA Red Line’s Park Street Under (northbound) station, there’s a wall telephone (yellow circle) about 8 or 10 feet over the 3rd rail (pink circle).
Wall Phone on the Red Line
Marlon guesses it’s in the right position for the subway driver.
MBTA Park Street Under
Red Line (northbound)
LOVE WINS, but…
The fine print below the
S says “You may selfie, snap (@seaportbos), and enjoy LOVE WINS but please, do not climb.”
LOVE WINS Sculpture
It was on our way to
Harbor Shore Drive
Some happy political news for a change.
Because we have a popular-vote-losing president, who has shown himself to be a sexist, a liar, a misogynist, a bigot, and a spreader of fear and distrust, good people all over the country have decided to take the real greatness of America into their own hands. And we’re very happy that the people of Alabama made some positive change of their own.
This delightful sign was outside Mr Bartley’s Burgers in Harvard Square today.
Mr Bartley’s Burgers
The first casualty of the season.
Every year, at least a dozen bikes chained to parking meters don’t survive the winter.
The first Möbius Bike of the season
It’s even sadder than those ASPCA TV commercials.
Mt Auburn Street
near Harvard Square
A warm couch and a big pot of homemade soup are key to a successful snow day.
The first snow of the 2017-2018 winter season, and the neighborhood was looking darned pretty.
A backyard tree.
Just a few inches to shovel.
Lower Fort Hill Park.
Fort Hill Park along Park Ave East, looking Christmasy and all.
Around the Fort Hill Park neighborhood
OK, so I moved the sign a little, but…
Stopped at the au Bon Pain just outside Harvard Square this morning. Three of Cambridge’s wild turkeys were waiting for me.
au Bon Pain Holiday Gobblers – In the flesh and feathers
We’re ready for your close-up, Mr. Turkey.
au Bon Pain
near Harvard Square
Can’t quite read it, but I know what I like.
This week, a long freight train with some of the best graffiti we’ve seen in a long time passed through Lowell.
CHEK AIC – Freight car railroad graffiti, Lowell MA
The mark of someone who cares: They didn’t cover the numbers.
Near the Lowell Commuter Rail Station
Behind Thorndike Street
It was supposed to be very wet and very windy, so my bike was at home.
While we were trapped on the Red Line on the Longfellow Bridge, we were watching this Duck Boat splash around in the Charles:
Duck Boat in the Charles River on a gray October day.
Meanwhile, back on commuter rail on the way home, a uniquely-written story of a kid from Iceland in the early 1900s…
Moonstone: The Boy Who Never Was
 View from the Red Line
 View from the Lowell Commuter Rail.
Even the bike lanes are mobbed nowadays.
I had a rough commute this morning.
Nashua Street Park
(Along the banks of the Charles River)
The coast of Maine.
I’m scared of heights (
heights), but jumping around the Maine coastline does not bother me. any
Marlin on the sand.
A little sea bird.
Rocks. Lots of rocks.
A flock of seagulls.
Pine Trees, Granite, and the Sea.
Acadia National Park