Thursday, May 13, 2010

Mother's Day continued...

On Mother's Day, we split our time between Harvard Sq. in Cambridge and The Public Garden in Boston...

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While walking around the streets of Cambridge I snapped this beautiful bouquet to share with you...


And this was the view from the 4th level of the parking garage ... a cute little outdoor cafe beneath a boutique...


...and beautiful row houses...



The girls had fun in front of this mirrored window....


And I had fun snapping them!


A foxy door knocker....


... and a marker in front of the John Hicks house...


... so beautiful... so New England!


We stopped for dessert and coffee in Cambridge... My iced mocha was 2-die-4!


And yes, I ate the whole thing.


After Cambridge it was time to visit The Public Garden. In my last post I shared the Make Way for Ducklings statues.


The swan boats were not running on Sunday...


Perhaps because it was soooo windy... Or maybe they don't run on Mother's Day? I'm not sure.


But we had fun strolling through the gardens, seeing all the beautiful sites...


...and stopping to listen to a street musician who was braving the chilly weather.


It was so much fun to be able to spend time together, and my girls spoiled me with heartfelt cards. Amanda even painted a portrait for me of my beautiful Casper, the great dane I adopted long before my girls came along...
It's supposed to be much warmer this weekend - and less windy - so hopefully we'll get a lot accomplished out in the backyard!
Donna

8 comments:

Southern Lady said...

Sounds like ya'll had a wonderful day together. The iced coffee looks yummy and I don't blame you for eating the whole dessert. Carla

Susan said...

Oh, Donna, thanks for the great tour. Loved that door knocker! Super photography! Guess what? I just had lunch in Cambridge. I wrote all about it in Wednesday's post....a Mediterranian restaurant called Sofra. You might like reading about it. Sincerely, Susan

Cottage Rose said...

Hello Donna; OH I love the photos,, such a beautiful area.. I would love to go and visit Boston some day soon.... thanks for sharing your day with us... have a great weekend.

Hugs;
Alaura

Claudia said...

Oh my gosh, I lived just down the street from those buildings! Thanks for the wonderful photos and I'm so glad you had a wonderful Mother's Day, Donna!

xo
Claudia

Chatelaine said...

If I didn't already live near Boston and Cambridge I would certainly want to visit based on your post. What fun to see all the sights with your daughters. That iced mocha looks massive! Yum.

Joanne Kennedy said...

I hope you know how lucky you are to have two such lovely daughters and to live in a place that is so full of history and beauty.

I love to read your posts. I live vicariously though your life. :)

Hugs,
Joanne

Couture de Papier said...

thank you for memory lane those were the days just hanging out....love your blog I am in Hull,Mass.

*Ulrike* said...

I absolutely love that area! I have only been once, but we are hoping to visit an uncle & aunt in CT this year so I'd love to go again. The photos are great, and the one with the rows of houses reminds me of Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins!!